What to Know About Shareholder Activism After COVID-19

By Phil Denning

For the past several months, company leaders and boards have focused on managing issues related to COVID-19. And while the pandemic isn’t over yet, it is now critical to begin thinking about what may occur in the aftermath of the coronavirus crisis, including potential proxy fights, hostile or unsolicited takeover efforts, and activist demands. In fact, companies should expect to see an increase in activism and M&A activity in the coming months, and activists may focus on how companies performed during the crisis.

In a recent webinar hosted by IR Magazine, Corporate Secretary, Computershare and Georgeson, ICR Partner Phil Denning joined a panel of experts to discuss how general counsel, corporate secretaries, and IROs can best prepare for the latest and coming developments in activism.

Listen to the webinar recording here.