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Are you prepared for shareholder activism?

05/04/2018

Activist shareholders are deploying capital globally. They can affect businesses across sectors and geographies, and no company can feel immune from pressure.

Some of the biggest national champions among European companies are now being targeted by activists, with important implications for business strategy and potential M&A deal flows.

And activism doesn’t just mean hedge funds pushing for increased shareholder returns or divestments.

Traditional passive funds that are home to much bigger pools of capital are also pressing for change, whether it is improved governance or higher environmental standards.

Be proactive and develop your own activist anticipation plan.

A proactive plan requires deep technical knowledge, bespoke analysis and practical solutions. Societe Generale, with its tailored advice and solution-based approach, can help you anticipate how activism could impact your business and prepare for it.

 European M&A Advisory Excellence

Mergers & Acquisitions Trends

05/04/2018

Activist shareholders are deploying capital globally. They can affect businesses across sectors and geographies, and no company can feel immune from pressure.

Some of the biggest national champions among European companies are now being targeted by activists, with important implications for business strategy and potential M&A deal flows.

And activism doesn’t just mean hedge funds pushing for increased shareholder returns or divestments.

Traditional passive funds that are home to much bigger pools of capital are also pressing for change, whether it is improved governance or higher environmental standards.

Be proactive and develop your own activist anticipation plan.

A proactive plan requires deep technical knowledge, bespoke analysis and practical solutions. Societe Generale, with its tailored advice and solution-based approach, can help you anticipate how activism could impact your business and prepare for it.

 European M&A Advisory Excellence

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Laurent Meyer
Laurent Meyer Chairman Mergers & Acquisitions
Laurent Meyer

Laurent Meyer

Chairman Mergers & Acquisitions

Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking

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