Why are REITs so popular with activists?

When two activists independently hit on the idea of getting Darden Restaurants to spin-off its real estate, it became clear that the craze for high-yield investment products had hit a new gear. In this article, I spoke to the investment bankers and real estate experts behind the campaign, to see whether it was likely to catch on.

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From the May 2014 edition of Activism Monthly Premium, published by Activist Insight.

 

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