Tag: Activism

Why Does an Activist Target a Stock?

Large activists generally target specific companies for one reason: economic opportunity. They think that through their involvement with a company, they’ll be able to generate outsized returns on …

Cory Todd
Cory Todd

Institutional Investors Getting in on the Activist Game

Activism isn’t just for hedge funds anymore. Institutional investors are increasingly getting in on the game and partnering with activists to spur rapid change. After all, the potential …

Carol Wolf

Heads Up: Q4 Sees Additional Shareholder Activism Building at General Electric

Activists are continuing to make behind the scenes purchases of General Electric (GE) based on monitoring of options trading by Q4 using its proprietary software. The activist purchases …

Carol Wolf

Trends in Activist Investing: What You Need to Know

Few Investor Relations (IR) professionals will evade contact with activist investors in coming years as their influence grows. During the next four weeks, Q4 will examine what’s new …

Carol Wolf

IROs Focus on Tools to Confront Activists and Obtain Reliable Market Intelligence

Investor relations professionals are notable for being a particularly collaborative group. They spend significant time each year acquiring and sharing information in a variety of venues, and don’t …

John Vogt