activism, activist, investors

27 August, 2019

Institutional investors ‘should confront failing chairs’ to fight private equity deals

Institutional shareholders have been called upon to replace failing chairs as part of an effort to counter companies being sold “too cheaply” to private equity investors. According to David Cum...
workers, employees, staff, workforce, office workers

8 October, 2018

Workforce disclosure – on the agenda and here to stay

Corporate decision-makers are aware that the current and future success of a business often hinges on the talents and motivation of its workers. But until recentl...
activist investors, investor activism

25 June, 2018

UK companies face increase in investor activism

The threat of investor activism has increased in the UK over the past year, according to a survey by Alvarez & Marsal (A&M). Its research into the shareholder behaviour of major European re...

13 October, 2017

Debt and riskier punts push takeover values close to European IPOs

The availability of debt has pushed the total value of company takeovers close to that of IPOs on European stock markets. Some $30.8bn (£23.2bn)-worth of companies were bought out in the last year...
trading screen, shares, stocks, equities, institutional investors

20 June, 2017

Index firm reviews membership role of non-voting shares

Indexing company FTSE Russell is considering whether a change to its admission rules is necessary to recognise companies issuing non-voting shares.
Sports Direct, Keith Hellawell

6 February, 2017

Sports Direct debacle prompts desire to change listing rules

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