THE CONVERSATION: How companies should fend of attacks from activist investors

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Release date: 17/7/2017

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Activist investors are often presented as the bad guys of financial markets. They burst onto the scene, shout loudly their plans and can offer brutal verdicts on the performance of company bosses. Naturally, CEOs would prefer to prevent this public struggle, and the best way for a company to defend itself from these insurgents might be borrow some of their tricks.

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TitleHow companies should fend of attacks from activist investors
Media name/outletThe Conversation
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date17/07/17
DescriptionActivist investors are often presented as the bad guys of financial markets. They burst onto the scene, shout loudly their plans and can offer brutal verdicts on the performance of company bosses. Naturally, CEOs would prefer to prevent this public struggle, and the best way for a company to defend itself from these insurgents might be borrow some of their tricks.
URLhttps://theconversation.com/how-companies-should-fend-of-attacks-from-activist-investors-80855
PersonsStefan Petry