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    2. Trends in Shareholder Activism

      Trends in Shareholder Activism
      A brief glance at activism in 2018 shows that, after a brief dip in 2017, things are back on track. The number of companies publicly targeted hit record highs in the U.S., Canada, Japan, Australia, and the U.K. Non-U.S. targets made up a record haul of 47%, passing 400 for the first time. Prior to the end-of-year volatility, high valuations in U.S. markets and disruptive forces ...
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    3. Arca Capital Urges AmTrust Shareholders to Vote Against Go-Private Plan

      Arca Capital Urges AmTrust Shareholders to Vote Against Go-Private Plan
      (Reuters) - Arca Capital, one of the largest shareholders in AmTrust Financial, on Wednesday urged other investors to vote against the U.S. insurers plans to go private, citing absurdly low valuation of $13.50 per share. The Czech-based investment company follows activist investor Carl Icahn in opposing the proposed privatization transaction...
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    1. In the U.S., the shareholder activism trend is at its apex.
      In Fearing Activist Investors, C-Suites Get Proactive
    2. I believe that the kind of shareholder activism that Icahn Enterprises practices has been extremely successful because we seek to bring true corporate democracy to the companies we are involved with through exercising our rights as shareholders to hold chief executives accountable and change unproductive management that needs to be changed.
      Carl Icahn in Carl Icahn Attacks Companies That Protect 'Unfit' Chief Executives
    3. If you want to ignite a heated discussion, just bring up the topic of shareholder activism.
      In Activism at Public Companies Erodes Gender, Racial and Ethnic Diversity, but also Results in Younger, More Independent Boards