Data source: The Activist Investing Annual Review 2018 produced by Activist Insight in association with Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ). Elliott Management tops “The Activist Top 10” for the third year in a row. Activist Insight selects the list based on the number of campaigns, average size of targets, news stories generated and annualized returns.
“The Activist Top 10” for 2018 are:
1. Elliott Management
2. Trian Fund Management
3. Third Point Partners
4. Amber Capital
5. Carl Icahn
6. Starboard Value
7. Marcato Capital Management
8. JANA Partners
9. Oasis Management Company (Oasis Capital)
10. Allan Gray (Orbis Investment Management)
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About SRZ’s Shareholder Activism Group
SRZ is the dominant global law firm for shareholder activism and activist investing. The firm advises activists, “occasional activists,” investment advisers, investment bankers and issuers, providing advice on navigating the maze of applicable laws and regulations in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada, as well as covering markets in continental Europe and other parts of the world. Among numerous campaigns in the past year, SRZ successfully represented Trian Fund Management in its proxy contest securing the appointment of its CEO and founding partner Nelson Peltz to The Procter & Gamble Company’s Board of Directors. Procter & Gamble, a $228 billion market cap multinational manufacturer, is the largest company ever to be the subject of a proxy contest. To learn more, visit SRZ’s Shareholder Activism Resource Center here.
Activist Investing in Europe (Dec 2017)