Posts Tagged: Financial journalism

AiM May 2017

In the May 2017 issue of Activist Insight Monthly, I profiled Marcato Capital Management’s Mick McGuire and presented new data on board seats acquired by top activist investors. Read these articles here. Advertisements

AiM May 2017

In the May 2017 issue of Activist Insight Monthly, I profiled Marcato Capital Management’s Mick McGuire and presented new data on board seats acquired by top activist investors. Read these articles here.

AiM April 2017

For the April 2017 issue of Activist Insight Monthly I wrote a secondary feature on how activists had chosen to ignore headline risk to again focus on agitating in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Read the piece here.

AiM April 2017

For the April 2017 issue of Activist Insight Monthly I wrote a secondary feature on how activists had chosen to ignore headline risk to again focus on agitating in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Read the piece here.

AiM March 2017

For the first Activist Insight Monthly of 2017, I looked at the incoming administration’s plans for regulatory reform and how a growing movement to curtail shareholder rights conflicted with the president’s close advisers. Also included was a look at whether

AiM March 2017

For the first Activist Insight Monthly of 2017, I looked at the incoming administration’s plans for regulatory reform and how a growing movement to curtail shareholder rights conflicted with the president’s close advisers. Also included was a look at whether

Activist Investing Annual Review 2016

Activist Insight’s flagship report, the Activist Investing Annual Review, is widely regarded as the definitive publication on shareholder activism, attracting mentions in all of the major financial press. For the 2016 edition, I interviewed Elliott Associates’ Jesse Cohn, Schulte Roth

Activist Investing Annual Review 2016

Activist Insight’s flagship report, the Activist Investing Annual Review, is widely regarded as the definitive publication on shareholder activism, attracting mentions in all of the major financial press. For the 2016 edition, I interviewed Elliott Associates’ Jesse Cohn, Schulte Roth

Drapkin killed in skiing accident

  The founder and Chairman of activist investment firm Casablanca Capital, Donald Drapkin, has died aged 67 after sustaining a brain injury skiing in Colorado, several media reported Monday. Drapkin, who founded Casablanca with fellow Lazard banker Douglas Taylor in

Drapkin killed in skiing accident

  The founder and Chairman of activist investment firm Casablanca Capital, Donald Drapkin, has died aged 67 after sustaining a brain injury skiing in Colorado, several media reported Monday. Drapkin, who founded Casablanca with fellow Lazard banker Douglas Taylor in

Knight Vinke

Knight Vinke was once Europe’s best-known activist investor. Now, after a few years of capital drain, its founder, the cerebral Eric Knight, is looking to relaunch with a new fund. In this interview I quiz Knight on his unique approach to

Knight Vinke

Knight Vinke was once Europe’s best-known activist investor. Now, after a few years of capital drain, its founder, the cerebral Eric Knight, is looking to relaunch with a new fund. In this interview I quiz Knight on his unique approach to

Trian at GE

At $2.5 billion, Trian Partner’s investment in General Electric was a big one. As well as being a high-conviction bet on a major turnaround programme, the campaign will be an interesting test of the friendship between GE’s CEO, Jeff Immelt, and

Trian at GE

At $2.5 billion, Trian Partner’s investment in General Electric was a big one. As well as being a high-conviction bet on a major turnaround programme, the campaign will be an interesting test of the friendship between GE’s CEO, Jeff Immelt, and