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The numbers don’t lie: the activist investors are coming, whether you like it or not. In the first half of 2016, 463 companies worldwide were the subject of activist demands looking to shake up a board of directors or pivot a...
There was a time when management of a publicly traded company could follow any strategy it felt would best create shareholder value, but activist investors have changed the game. As Barry Rosenstein, founder of mega-hedge fund Jana Partners, said at the...
Despite a slight dip in Q3, it continues to be a strong year for worldwide M&A activity. Here's some highlights from Thomson Reuters latest Trends in Deal Making webinar.
In H1 2014, worldwide M&A activity was up 73% compared to the same period in 2013, and cross-border M&A doubled. Here's some highlights from Thomson Reuter's latest Trends in Deal Making webinar.
The title of this article might lead one to conclude that this piece is about public companies. While that is true to a large extent, activist shareholders & corporate governance is a topic that applies surprisingly well to private companies where the company stock is held by multiple shareholders.