• About the Author: Kal Goldberg

    Kal Goldberg is a Partner at Finsbury, and leads the firm’s U.S. Capital Markets and Transactions Practice. He advises managements and boards on communications strategies across a wide vari…

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05 Sep. 2017 | Comments (0)
Communications challenges for the post activist proxy contest world
Over the past several years, the endgame for activist investor campaigns has increasingly become a consensual settlement of some sort, rather than a proxy contest to “the death.” In 2016, 45 percent of activist proxy contests ended in a settlement, up from 35 percent in 2012.