Company News for May 15, 2012

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•    Shares of BMC Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:BMC) rose 8.7% after it adopted a poison pill strategy to avoid a potential takeover over it by hedge funds Elliott Associates LP and Elliot International LP

•    Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK) gained 4.8% following reports that billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn may acquire a major stake in the company

•    Shares of Groupon Inc (NASDAQ:GRPN) gained 18.5% after it a posted first quarter loss per share of $0.02, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate loss of $0.04

•    InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC) fell 6.7% after learning through an unofficial channel that the government may cancel the agreement between Papua New Guinea and Liquid Niugini Gas Ltd., a joint venture of InterOil and Pacific LNG Operations Ltd
 

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