Activist investors: persuasion and pressure

The recent AGM of Barclays plc on 2 May 2019 attracted considerable press attention. A resolution had been requisitioned for the appointment as a director of a so-called activist investor. In the event, the resolution achieved less than 13% support, but the incident provides an interesting case study for other public companies to reflect on when they consider their investor relationships.

Click here to read the full article in the June 2019 issue of PLC Magazine (Thomson Reuters Practical Law).

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