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Stanford Rock Center Series on Shareholder Activism: How it began and how its reshaping today's investment landscape

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April 30, 2012 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Room 190

    Shareholder Activism: How it began and how its reshaping today's investment landscape

    Please join us for an overview of shareholder activism in a three part series, beginning with the history and an overview of the key players in the space; continuing with a behind-the-scenes look at non-contentious shareholder engagement and how its impacting companies and the market; and ending with an overview of proxy fights, PR wars and activist defense.Mason Morfit, a Partner at ValueAct Capital and one of the most successful shareholder activists in the US and Abe Friedman, former Global Head of Corporate Governance & Responsible Investment for BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, will share insights from their experience in the trenches engaging every day with management teams and boards on behalf of investors. In addition, they will offer insights on activism globally, how activism in the US is changing and what that means for corporate America in the next decade.



    Monday April 16: Activist Investing: Background, Impact and the Players
    Stanford Law School

    Monday, April 23: Non-contested situations in activism and behind-the-scences influence
    Stanford Graduate School of Business

    Monday, April 30: Contested Situations: Proxy Fights, PR wars and activist defense
    Stanford Law School

    The Stanford Rock Center Series is open to the public and registration is complimentary, however required.  Click here to register one or all weeks of the series.  

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