City of London

18 September, 2017

UK companies face higher risk of activist action

UK companies are 32% more likely to be targeted by activist investors than European counterparts, according to the latest research from professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M). Th...
Ken MacKenzie, BHP Billiton

19 June, 2017

MacKenzie set to face shareholders after taking the chair at BHP

Ken MacKenzie, the former chief executive of Amcor known for his turnaround skills, has been appointed chairman of BHP Billiton, the world's largest mining company. MacKenzie succeeds Jacques Nasse...
Wall Street, activist investors

31 March, 2017

ISS cuts support for activist investors

Proxy adviser ISS has reduced its support for activist investors by almost half since the beginning of the year, according to research.
FrenchConnectionStore_oxford_street

27 January, 2017

French Connection begins search for non-execs

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