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 November 2018 (click on the image itself for a clearer view).
The below data points are global in nature unless otherwise specified.
- The number of companies publicly subjected to activists demands worldwide (875) exceeded last year’s total of 857 and looks set to top 2016’s record, of 887.
- The number of activists making public demands in 2018 is already at a record level (799), compared to 714 in 2016.
- New activist investments dropped in November to 36, the lowest since September.
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