Chapman Capital

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    Bob Chapman Takes Aim At BLG, Idaho

    Here’s an excerpt from Bob Chapman’s latest 13D letter to Building Material Holdings. It’s pretty much what you’d expect of the old boy, if you expect some ire over excessive executive compensation, judgment passed on one’s ability to make the most basic legal and ethical decisions as they pertain to BLG and the unsolicited recommendation […]

    / Jun 8, 2007 at 8:51 AM
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    How Not To Respond To Investor Remarks

    It’s been years since Bob Chapman arguably invented the 13-D letter so beloved by activist hedge funds when he discovered that investors could attach missives to the company in public filings. But the head of Chapman Capital is still innovating—this time by being the first person ever to introduce the words “fuck you” in a […]

    / Mar 20, 2007 at 12:09 PM
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    The New Yorker Discovers 13-D Letters

    Bob Chapman is sometimes credited with inventing the 13-D letter. You know, those sometimes funny, sometimes nasty missives hedge fund managers and other large investors sometimes attach to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission disclosing they have acquired more than 5% of a company’s stock. The story is that Bob invented them when he […]

    / Aug 1, 2006 at 4:18 PM

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