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Is the Barnes & Noble Brawl Over Now? Probably Not

A bitter and extended proxy fight climaxed at Tuesday's shareholder meeting. In the end, B&N Chairman Riggio's defeat of dissident shareholder Burkle was more fait accompli than 11th-hour surprise. And it served far more to raise questions than provide answers.

Barnes & Noble Kicks Off Proxy Fight With Burkle

Barnes & Noble's board has sent a letter to shareholders urging them to vote to rebuff investor Ron Burkle's battle to control the bookseller. The letter is part of annual-meeting materials B&N mailed to shareholders, formally launching its proxy battle.

Ron Burkle, Barnes & Noble Hit a Snag

Barnes & Noble and its second-largest shareholder, billionaire Ron Burkle, appears to be over. The two camps have reached a settlement that would give Burkle three board seats in exchange for dropping his lawsuit against the bookseller.

Barnes & Noble Fights Big Investor in Court

The ongoing battle between Barnes & Noble and its second-largest shareholder, Ron Burkle, has recently escalated. Things have gotten so bad that both sides have now landed in the courtroom.

An Antidote to Barnes & Nobles' Poison Pill?

When billionaire Ron Burkle went on a Barnes & Noble stock buying spree late last year, the bookseller responded with a "poison pill" measure to prevent a hostile takeover. But another firm's stock buys suggest there's an alliance in the works that may hold the antidote to the poison.