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Beasley Corporation Case - Cumulative Voting

The Beasley Corporation has been experiencing declining earning, but has just announced a 50 percent salary increase for its top executives. A dissident group of stockholders wants to oust the existing board of directors. There are currently 11 directors and 30,000 shares of stock outstanding. Mr. Wright, the president of the company ,has the full support of the existing board. The dissident stockholders control proxies for 10,oo1 shares.Mr. Wright is worried about losing his job.

a. Under cumulative voting procedures, how many directors can the dissident stockholders elect with the proxies they now hold? How many directors could they elect under majority rule with these proxies? B. How many shares or proxies are needed to elect six directors under cumulative voting?

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The Beasley Corporation has been experiencing declining earning, but has just announced a 50 percent salary increase for its top executives. A dissident group of stockholders wants to oust the existing board of directors. There are currently 11 directors and 30,000 shares of stock outstanding. Mr. Wright, the president of the company ,has the full support of the existing board. The dissident stockholders control proxies for 10,oo1 shares.Mr. Wright is worried about losing his job.

a. Under cumulative voting procedures, how many directors can the dissident stockholders elect with the ...

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This solution is comprised of a detailed explanation and calculation to compute the cumulative voting for the Beasley Corporation.

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