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Loeb Calls For Break-up of Shell: London Times

The Anglo-Dutch energy giant should be split into at least two businesses, corporate raiding company Third Point argues

Chinese officials have said all 26 Olympic venues in Beijing and Hebei province would be 100% powered by renewable energy, while more than 700 hydrogen-fuelled vehicles will also be deployed. Photo: Reuters

US corporate raider Daniel Loeb has amassed a large stake in Royal Dutch Shell and called for a break-up of the global energy major, The Times in London reported.

Third Point, Loeb’s investment vehicle, accused Shell of attempting to “do it all” amid conflicting demands for the Anglo-Dutch group to invest in renewable energy while capitalising on its legacy oil and gas assets. Shell should be split into at least two businesses, Third Point argued.

Read the full report: The Times




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