Activism Enters 'Golden Era' With Record No. Of Campaigns

By Kaitlyn Kiernan (August 14, 2014, 5:53 PM EDT) -- As shareholder activism has become more mainstream, with a number of new players flooding into the scene, the number of activist campaigns soared to a record in the first half of the year, says a report issued on Thursday.

At 127 public activist campaigns, the shareholder activist space is hotter than ever before, according to a report from Activist Insight issued on Thursday. But it is also marked by a shift from large-cap and technology stocks to small- and mid-cap companies as investors search for outsize returns.

"If 2013 was the year activism became a major force in developed markets, the...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!