Glenview Claims Victory In HMA Board Fight

Law360, New York (August 13, 2013, 1:27 PM EDT) -- Glenview Capital Management said Monday that it had collected enough consents to replace the board of Health Management Associates Inc., claiming an early victory and threatening to shake up HMA's pending $7.6 billion hospital merger.

The hedge fund, which has been agitating for months and formally soliciting shareholders for about three weeks, urged HMA's board and its outside counsel at Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP to "ensure a prompt fiduciary review of the voting results" and a transition within the week.

There is no timetable for...
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