Activist investors’ growing appetite for corporate change | FT Big Deal

Activist investors are the new generation of troublemakers for chief executives. As the FT’s Arash Massoudi explains, activist shareholders targeted the largest number of companies ever in 2018, and their tactics are changing. Historically they’ve focused on mid-sized US companies, but now they’re going after larger targets, and expanding their reach to Europe and Asia. Learn more at

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9 comments

  1. disgusting people , if you don’t like it sale your stocks and get the hell out of company

  2. activism is great if it gets rid of underperforming, unaccountable executives. however often it can lead to short termism.

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