How this reporter predicted Elliott would take a stake in SoftBank

Two months before Elliott Management announced a $2.5 billion stake in SoftBank, Liam Proud, reporter for Reuters BreakingViews, penned the piece "Wanted: Bold Activist to Take on Masayoshi Son," in which he suggested that an activist investor with plenty of cash and the stomach for a fight could be in for the trade of a lifetime. Liam Proud joins "Squawk Box" to discuss.
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