Activism is here
Arnold Bloch Leibler has partnered with Activist Insight to produce a report providing the first detailed analysis of activist investing trends and insights in Australia.
The publication, “Shareholder activism in Australia: A review of trends in activist investing”, features interviews with leading practitioners in the field of shareholder activism in Australia, the U.S. and Canada, including Arnold Bloch Leibler partners Jeremy Leibler and Leon Zwier.
Activist Insight is regularly quoted in the financial press as the trusted source of data in this evolving space and ABL has experience in advising both activist investors and non-executive directors in responding to activist demands.
Examples of activist campaigns in Australia
Activism is here, it’s increasing and it’s set to transform the Australian business landscape. In recent cases, demands from activists have been very public and very newsworthy (although, more often than not, demands are happening behind closed doors). Read more about the below case studies on pages 7 to 9 of our report.
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Trends: Activism in Australia
In recent years, shareholder activism has come to dominate conversations worldwide in boardrooms, the media and the analyst community. With a thriving activist contingent and favourable legal system, the Australian market is primed for more activity. Read more about the trends shaping the Australian activism landscape on pages 3 to 6 of the report.