Defend against activist investors
The activism landscape is always changing and Georgeson is here to help you navigate. The Georgeson team is composed of experts that bring investor, issuer, and proxy solicitation perspectives to assist our clients achieve optimal outcomes. Activist situations are unpredictable, which means companies should be prepared at any time. Having an experienced adviser such as Georgeson at your side throughout the year will help you alleviate the effects of an unexpected situation.
We'll tell you whether funds are passive, active or activist. By analyzing your shareholder base, we can create a target list and help you monitor holdings to determine any major movements. You gain a wealth of knowledge and understanding about your shareholder base through this analysis and monitoring, which is critical when anticipating an activist campaign.
If you find yourself in a defensive situation, such as a proxy fight, we can help you make your company's voice heard. We help you understand the activist position and motivation as well as relevant trends so you can be prepared to come out on top of a contested situation.