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Sarissa Capital Is Drawn to Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

On the same day, Marathon issued a letter to e.l.f.’s board that questioned moves by the company to “vary equity grant dates, earnings release dates, forward guidance, and fiscal year end” over the past three years. Marathon said the company acted in a “deliberate manner that consistently benefited [e.l.f.’s] executives” at the expense of shareholders. Marathon also stated that the best remedy for this situation would be to bring aboard additional, fully independent directors, including someone designated to the compensation committee.