Navigating the New Activist Shareholder Landscape

July 9, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern Time

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven unprecedented market disruptions, and in the midst of this volatility, activist investors may be looking for opportunities. As companies may have new vulnerabilities to activism in the coming months, IROs need to be especially vigilant and prepared for whatever comes next.
In this webinar, IR practitioners and industry experts share insights on how the activist landscape has recently evolved and how IR practitioners can best prepare themselves to lead their management teams through a potential activist scenario.

Learning Objectives:
  • Understand what may have changed that makes a company more of a target for activism now vs. pre-COVID
  • Learn to identify the hooks that activists may use
  • Learn tips for self-assessment and how to discuss with the C-suite and BoD
  • Mike Coffey, Vice President Strategy, Q4
  • Hala Elsherbini, Senior Managing Director, Three Part Advisors (moderator)
  • Edward Greene, Managing Director, Georgeson
  • Jim Rossman, Managing Director, Head of Shareholder Advisory, Lazard