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November 12, 2021

Recent Shareholder Activism Trends

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RECENT SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM TRENDS

After years of growth in shareholder activist activity, the onset of COVID-19 across the world caused a decline in shareholder activism campaigns in the spring and summer of 2020.

In this chapter of our 19th Annual Corporate Governance & Executive Compensation Survey, we provide an overview of shareholder activism trends in 2020 and 2021, including the continued rise of ESG-related activism and the convergence of activists and private equity.

Read “Recent Shareholder Activism Trends.”

 

Authors and Contributors

George Casey

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Scott Petepiece

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Lara Aryani

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Vita Zhu

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