Shareholder Activism In October

Activist Insight’s shareholder activism summary for the month of October 2018.

Please click here to see a fact-sheet containing statistics on activist investments from January to October 2018 (click on the image itself for a clearer view).

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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Shareholder Activism In October

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