Russell Reynolds Associates: How to Handle Activist Investors
Russell Reynolds Associates provides a comprehensive view of how a company can defend its board composition and governance issues against activist investors. Russell Reynolds has created this guide based off of their own experiences as well as speaking with activist defense lawyers, investment bankers, proxy advisors, and activist investors themselves.
The guide provides insight in the following areas:
- Expansion vs. Replacements
- Board Expansion May Not Be the End of Activist Opposition
- Identifying Incumbent Directors Activists May Target