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Shareholder Activism

Fasken

Shareholder activism is now firmly entrenched in the corporate landscape.  Companies of all sizes and in all industries can be the target of shareholder activists seeking changes to leadership, strategy and corporate/capital structure.

We work with boards of directors, special committees and management to identify and address potential vulnerabilities to reduce the risk of being a target of shareholder activism. Should a company find itself the target of an activist campaign, our team provides strategic, governance and communications advice as well as assistance with presentations to proxy advisory firms and preparation of proxy materials and meeting logistics.

 

Download the latest edition our Directors Handbook Canadian Proxy Context Study, subscribe to our blog, “Timely Disclosure” or contact any of our lawyers for answers to your questions about how we can help you defend against shareholder activism or other contested situations.

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