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Shareholder Activism & Engagement – Roundtable Discussion, Financier Worldwide Magazine, June 2021

May 20th, 2021 01:42 PM Eastern Standard Time

While COVID-19 uncertainty depressed activist campaigns in 2020 to their lowest level since 2014, subsequent growth in market confidence has seen activism return in full force – an upward trend that has continued through the first half of 2021. Many of these campaigns have focused on management changes, governance and operational improvement, as well as […]

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Activism In Context: Where We’ve Been, Where We’re Going, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance

February 22nd, 2021 12:56 PM Eastern Standard Time

Depressed Activism in H1 2020 Comes Rearing Back in Q4 COVID depressed activism campaigns in H1 of 2020 to the lowest level since 2014, as many activists recognized that proxy contests would distract issuers from focusing on the urgent task of adapting their businesses to a volatile market and changing world. Activists were also surely […]

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Innisfree Advises on More Than $400B Worth of M&A Deals in 2020, Including Successful SPAC Solicitations

January 25th, 2021 05:41 PM Eastern Standard Time

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Innisfree represented M&A clients in transactions valued at more than $400 billion in 2020, including such high-profile deals as Tiffany’s merger with LVMH, Dunkin’ Brands acquisition by Inspire Brands, E*Trade’s merger with Morgan Stanley, Sanofi’s acquisition of Principia Biopharma, Gilead’s acquisition of Immunomedics, and Willis Towers Watson’s merger with Aon. Importantly, the firm […]

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