Enticing activists: be careful what you wish for
14. April 2016
|ESG (inkl. Nachhaltigkeit & Governance)
Analyzing activist investors’ true motivations
Activist investors are extremely selective stock pickers looking to enhance returns by resolving a perceived vulnerability. Not only is their execution typically confined to a set of select strategies, but our research also indicates their screening process can be defined by a handful of fundamental metrics. But this is not a new paradigm we’re observing; this trend has remained a consistent mainstay among conventional activist engagement over the last three years.