The American hedge Fund Elliott Management is known for companies to enter and to push it with aggressive campaigns. He did recently increasingly also outside of his homeland, such as the German industrial group ThyssenKrupp, and the French beverage conglomerate Pernod Ricard.

Now, the by Paul Singer founded and managed hedge Fund has again a prominent American company to be targeted. On Tuesday, he said, to be from the Online merchant Ebay started and have asked its Board of Directors, in a letter to major strategic decisions.