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[$$] Daniel Loeb strikes friendly tone at Amex and Campbell’s

Lindsay Fortado in New York

Third Point pitched the stake as a friendly investment in support of a management team that it expects to turn round Amex’s fortunes. News of the investment came as it conducted an unusual public negotiation with another of its investee companies, Campbell Soup, where it had been fighting to oust the entire board but on Friday took a more conciliatory tone.