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These three big companies are aiming to unlock value for stock investors

Philip van Doorn
These three big companies are aiming to unlock value for stock investors

David Marcus, chief executive officer of Evermore Global Advisors, is attempting to identify companies that are transforming their businesses and create value for shareholders through mergers, spinoffs, asset sales or improved efficiency. Evermore, based in Summit, N.J., has $1.1 billion in assets under management, including $558 million in the Evermore Global Value Fund (EVGBX) Marcus meets with as many management teams as possible, especially in Europe, to assess their business strategies. Three companies he’s focusing on are DowDuPont, Vivendi SA and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.