Activist Insight’s shareholder activism summary for the month of October 2018.
The below data points are global in nature unless otherwise specified.
- Australia’s proxy season kicked off with 15 companies publicly subjected to activist demands in October.
- Asia is just one company shy of 100 being publicly subjected to activist demands so far this year, making it the second-most targeted region after the U.S.
- Activist-held stocks were unable to beat the S&P 500 Index’s slump last month with a performance of negative 7.95 percent* compared to the S&P 500’s negative 7.27 percent.
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