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Tag: shareholder activism

Carl Icahn: Champion of Animal Rights?

So-called activist investors come in many different shapes and sizes. Broadly speaking, they all seek to use their equity positions in companies to influence management. What they want to accomplish can vary dramatically. A legend in the ac...

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ESG-Focused Activist Investors to Get Even More Active in 2022

Not so long ago, the term “activist investor” conjured up images of famed corporate raiders like Carl Icahn. It didn’t matter if corporations were receptive to their involvement or not. They bought significant stakes in companies, put the s...

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