Investor Relations

90 Second Review: Activism

This week's Nasdaq Advisory Services commentary features Tyson McCabe, Senior Director, delivering his research on the Activism Landscape.

Highlights include:

  • Capital flows: Through Q3 of 2014 activist hedge funds saw +13B in inflows with $300B tied to Tier 1, Activist Funds.
  • Target companies: Increasing in size and prominence.
  • Regulatory Mechanisms and Market Indicators: SEC-facilitated disclosure avoidance and use of options.
  • Campaigns by Demand: Board control and representation remain one of the most popular demands.
  • Establishing Positions: Usage of derivatives and confidential filing treatment remain a common strategy.

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Tyson McCabe
Tyson McCabe

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