Skip to main content

  • AddRemove
  • Build a Report 
Past Event
28 February 2012
Seminar

Shareholder Activism and Corporate Defense Event

Wells Fargo Securities and Mayer Brown invite you to join us for a lunch seminar to learn about current trends in shareholder activism and corporate defense.

No one is immune to shareholder activism

  • Hostile activity and shareholder activism continue to escalate
  • More than 150 activist-nominated directors were elected in 2010 and 2011
  • Dissident success rate in proxy fights has been increasing
  • Increasing trend of settlements with activists
  • New fundraising strategies and "stealth" tactics
  • Efforts to force a sale or return of capital to shareholders likely to increase
  • 75% of activism is targeted at small-cap and mid-cap companies

Agenda

  • Learn who the "Activists" are
  • Key characteristics of activist targets
  • What are their objectives?
  • Learn their "Playbook"

Date & Time
February 28, 2012
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Location
Mayer Brown LLP
71 S. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606

Please visit wellsfargo.com/com/securities.

The Build a Report feature requires the use of cookies to function properly. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently. If you do not accept cookies, this function will not work. For more information please see our Privacy Policy

You have no pages selected. Please select pages to email then resubmit.