Many Activist Investors Keep Coming Back for More


When activist investors strike, there’s often a sequel, even if a company has worked to address their concerns.

Boards and managements are often tempted to consider a matter closed, once they have engaged with an activist shareholder group, especially if they have made some concessions. While perhaps understandable, such an approach can backfire, say those who advise companies on working with activist shareholders.

Originally published in Compliance Week on December 17, 2013.

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