2023 was a mixed year for corporate activism. Although there was a small increase in the number of campaigns, the rise in interest rates to levels not seen since the early aughts cooled the trend of M&A activism.
As we begin 2024, join our panel of experts for a one-hour session where they will discuss current trends and differences between corporate activism in the U.S., U.K., Europe, and Asia. You’ll hear from Jason Wright, senior managing director at K2 Integrity; Lisa Silverman, senior managing director at K2 Integrity and head of the Chicago office; Ele Klein, partner and co-chair of M&A and Securities and Global Shareholder Activism groups at Schulte Roth & Zabel; and Jim McNally, partner and head of European Activism at Schulte Roth & Zabel.
During the course of the webinar, the panel will delve into some of the differences between the activist environments in the U.S., U.K., Europe, and Asia; identify why some activist campaigns have had great success, whereas others have had more mixed results; and discuss what activists need to succeed and, conversely, how companies can successfully defend themselves when under pressure from activist funds.