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Carl Icahn publishes letter blasting HP for “recalcitrance” in rejected Xerox offer Acquisitions News Opinion 

Carl Icahn publishes letter blasting HP for “recalcitrance” in rejected Xerox offer

Activist investor Carl Icahn posted an open letter to HP shareholders today, criticizing the HP Inc. board for rejecting Xerox Corp.‘s merger overtures. Icahn, who respectively owns about 10.85% of Xerox and 4.24% of HP, stated HP is going down the path forged by former foe Eastman Kodak Co., which is often criticized for wasting resources on a series of failed... Read More
Back at ya, HP! Xerox to take merger case to shareholders in hostile bid Acquisitions News 

Back at ya, HP! Xerox to take merger case to shareholders in hostile bid

Xerox Inc. management has responded bruskly to HP‘s rebuff of its offer to combine the two printing giants. Earlier this week, HP rejected Xerox’s advances, citing what it said were Xerox’s declining fortunes and it’s own perceived bright prospects. In response, Xerox vice-chairman and CEO John Visentin says the refusal to engage in the process “defies logic.” Specifically, Visentin rejects... Read More
Xerox fires back to HP after rebuff of takeover offer Acquisitions News Opinion 

Xerox fires back to HP after rebuff of takeover offer

In what portends to the beginning of a contentious courtship, Xerox Holdings Corp. management responded harshly to the rejection of its proposal to acquire rival HP Inc. Xerox vice chairman and CEO John Visentin advised HP board members Enrique Lores and Chip Bergh, if a “friendly” merger agreement could not be reached quickly, Xerox would take it’s case directly to... Read More
HP board unanimously rejects Xerox takeover proposal Acquisitions News 

HP board unanimously rejects Xerox takeover proposal

The board of HP Inc. today announced it has unanimously rejected the unsolicited proposal from Xerox Holdings Corporation to acquire the company. Following is the full text of the letter that was sent on November 17, 2019 to John Visentin, Xerox Vice Chairman and CEO: Dear John, Our Board of Directors has reviewed and considered your unsolicited proposal dated November... Read More
Activist investor Carl Icahn backs Xerox in bid for HP Investments News 

Activist investor Carl Icahn backs Xerox in bid for HP

Activist investor Carl Icahn, fresh from spoiling the merger between Xerox Corp. and Fujifilm, is now backing Xerox in a bid for HP Inc., according to an interview with The Wall Street Journal. The article states Icahn owns a 10.6% stake in Xerox and a previously undisclosed 4.24% position in HP worth roughly $1.2 billion. “I think a combination is... Read More
Breaking: Xerox considering bid for HP Acquisitions News Opinion 

Breaking: Xerox considering bid for HP

The Wall Street Journal reports  Xerox Corp., fresh off of its divestiture of Fuji Xerox, is now considering using part of its $2.3 billion proceeds to buy rival HP Inc. Xerox is considering making a cash-and-stock offer for HP, which has a market value of about $27 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. The copier maker’s board discussed... Read More
Xerox sells stake in Fuji Xerox to Fujifilm for $2.3 billion Acquisitions News Opinion 

Xerox sells stake in Fuji Xerox to Fujifilm for $2.3 billion

Xerox Holdings Corp., Norwalk, Conn., announced it entered into an agreement with Fujifilm Holdings Corp. and assorted subsidiaries to sell to Fujifilm its 25% state in Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd., putting an end to one of the most rancorous corporate divorces in recent memory.  The company also sold Xerox’s 51% stake in Xerox International Partners (XIP), an OEM joint venture... Read More
Xerox reports lower third quarter sales, increased profits Earnings reports 

Xerox reports lower third quarter sales, increased profits

Xerox Corp. reported third-quarter revenue dropped more than 6% to $2.2 billion, compared to $2.35 billion last year. Net income was $221 million, compared to $89 million in 2018. The company cited improvements in cash flow – $356 million of operating cash flow, up $82 million year-over-year, and $339 million of free cash flow, up $88 million year-over-year – and... Read More
Xerox adds embellishment printing capabilities PrimeLink printers Events New Products Press releases 

Xerox adds embellishment printing capabilities PrimeLink printers

Xerox Adaptive CMYK Plus Technology paired with the all-new Xerox PrimeLink® C9065/C9070 opens new opportunities for printers at an unmatched price point NORWALK, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With specialty printing being one of the fastest-growing digital segments, Xerox developed the Xerox Adaptive CMYK Plus Technology designed for the all-new Xerox PrimeLink® C9065/C9070 Color Printer and the Xerox Color C60/C70 Printer. The Adaptive CMYK Plus Technology is an accessory... Read More
Xerox enhancements to iGen 5 adds XLS and fluorescent yellow dry ink Events New Products News Press releases 

Xerox enhancements to iGen 5 adds XLS and fluorescent yellow dry ink

Xerox iGen® 5 XLS and Fluorescent Yellow Dry Ink expand printers’ applications and increase press productivity Xerox announces two new optional capabilities for the iGen® 5: the extra-long sheet (XLS) and Fluorescent Yellow Dry Ink. “These enhancements are designed to increase the versatility, productivity and scalability of our clients’ existing investment in the Xerox iGen 5. Coupled together, they make the iGen 5... Read More
Rumors and financial updates for the week of Aug. 15 News People on the Move Press releases SDKs and APIs Tips and tricks Updates 

Rumors and financial updates for the week of Aug. 15

New apps and updates Skylum has updated Luminar 3.1.3 with a new Lost Edits Album, Hotkeys and faster importing from SSD to Library and more. Kwilt updated its iOS app with easier setup and more device options Adobe reports updates to photography suite: Improvements to Lightroom Classic & Adobe Camera Raw – GPU accelerated editing and PNG export support Improvements to Lightroom Classic only – Batch Merge for HDR, Panoramas,... Read More
EFI appoints Jeff Jacobson as Chief Executive Officer People on the Move Press releases 

EFI appoints Jeff Jacobson as Chief Executive Officer

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Electronics For Imaging, Inc. today announced the appointment of Jeff Jacobson, a 30-year veteran of the digital imaging and industrial technology sector, as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Jacobson will retain his position as Executive Chairman. Mr. Jacobson succeeds Bill Muir, who is stepping down for personal reasons. Prior to joining... Read More
HP, Xerox expand business relationship News Press releases 

HP, Xerox expand business relationship

PALO ALTO, Calif. & NORWALK, Conn.–HP Inc. and Xerox Corporation today announced an expansion of the companies’ business relationship. Xerox will source from HP certain A4 and entry-level A3 products with the majority running on Xerox’s award-winning ConnectKey® controller software, and Xerox will supply toner to HP for these and other products. The printers will be based primarily on the laser... Read More
Xerox shareholders approve holding company reorganization News Press releases 

Xerox shareholders approve holding company reorganization

MAY 21, 2019 — CORPORATE NORWALK, Conn. — Xerox (NYSE: XRX) announced today that shareholders approved its proposal to adopt the merger agreement pursuant to which Xerox expects to implement a holding company reorganization. Holders of approximately 99.7 percent of common shares present and voting at Xerox’s annual meeting, representing approximately 77.0 percent of the company’s total outstanding common shares, voted in favor of the proposal. The... Read More
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