Shareholder Activism in M&A: Anticipating and Responding to Activist Attacks to Avoid Delayed or Derailed Deals
October 4, 2023
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Cleary Gottlieb partner Kyle Harris participated in Strafford’s Shareholder Activism in M&A: Anticipating and Responding to Activist Attacks to Avoid Delayed or Derailed Deals.
The panel discussed recent trends in shareholder activism in M&A transactions and best practices for anticipating and responding to shareholder challenges, including:
- Recent trends in shareholder activism, including why and how activists sometimes push issuers to engage in M&A
- The most common challenges activist shareholders make against public M&A transactions
- Steps that deal counsel can take to prepare in advance for activist shareholders when planning and negotiating a deal
- Strategies for responding to activism and minimizing the risk that the deal will be delayed or derailed
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