Shareholder Activism Conference to Convene Corporate Boards and Activist Investors

Top Quote This program brings together activists, board directors and corporate management to discuss the state of play in activist engagement and what to expect in the upcoming shareholder season. End Quote
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) December 20, 2017 - Organizers of the 3rd annual Shareholder Activism conference anticipate the highest turnout in the event’s 3-year history, in line with the growth in activist campaigns in the US and throughout the world. Returning to New York City on January 25th, more than 250 corporate executives, institutional investors, and industry experts will gather to discuss pressing issues and opportunities and explore effective ways to improve communication and maximize engagement.

    A full day of interviews, panel discussions, and presentations by practice experts, strategists, advisors, and activist investors including Jonathan Litt, Founder and CEO of Land & Buildings, Andrew Freedman, Partner and Co-Chair of the Shareholder Activism Practice at Olshan Frome Wolosky, Phillip Goldstein, Founder of Bulldog Investors, Steve Pully, Member of the Board of Directors of Titan Energy, Jim Rossman, Managing Director, Head of Corporate Preparedness at Lazard and Eric Rosenfeld, Chairman and CEO at Crescendo Partners.

    CEO and Founder of Skytop Strategies, organizer of this and other conferences covering shareholder engagement said, “there have been some very interesting trends and high-profile campaigns this year that will drive much of the conversation, as well as what we might expect in the year ahead. What can we learn from recent transactions? Will the trend toward large-cap activism and CEO targeting continue? What will company defense look like? It should be quite interesting!”

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