Samuel Lee : Activism and hostile takeovers in corporate governance : LSE Business Review
Assistant Professor of Finance Samuel Lee co-wrote an op-ed comparing two corporate disciplinary governance mechanisms, activism and hostile takeovers for the LSE Business Review.
An excerpt from his article:
“Hostile takeovers have long been considered the quintessential disciplinary governance mechanism. A similarly confrontational strategy has lately come to prominence by way of activist hedge funds that buy into poorly run firms and use the threat of hostile tactics to pressure management into accepting specific proposals to improve shareholder value.”
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