Office Depot, Starboard Trade Last-Minute Digs In Proxy Fight

Law360, New York (August 20, 2013, 4:10 PM EDT) -- Office Depot Inc. and Starboard Value LP traded final barbs Tuesday as each vies for votes ahead of Wednesday's annual meeting, where the hedge fund will seek to replace the incumbent board and put its stamp on a pending merger with OfficeMax Inc. 

Office Depot ripped Starboard for rebuffing a last-minute settlement offer that would have put three Starboard nominees on the board, in exchange for two incumbent directors stepping down. One Starboard nominee would have joined the committee searching for a CEO for the merged...
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