4 Takeaways From The Current Proxy Season

By Benjamin Horney (May 7, 2015, 6:08 PM EDT) -- Proxy season 2015 has kicked into high gear, with a bevy of big-time boardroom battles either already having begun or in the works between the likes of Altera Corp. and TIG Advisors LLC and Tempur Sealy International Inc. and activist hedge fund H Partners Management LLC, among others.

2014 was the year of the shareholder activist, with a multitude of high-profile battles playing out that involved prominent activists such as Bill Ackman and Starboard Value LP. While this year hasn't seen as many well-known activist shareholders involved in contentious proxy battles, the season has still been highly active.

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