The Activist Investing Annual Review 2019, published by Activist Insight in association with Schulte Roth & Zabel, analyzes 2018 trends in shareholder activism, ranks the top 10 activist investors and provides predictions for the year ahead. Marc Weingarten and Ele Klein, partners and co-chairs of the firm’s global Shareholder Activism Group, contributed expert commentary to the review. The publication also features Aneliya Crawford, New York-based shareholder activism and M&A and securities partner, Jim McNally, London-based shareholder activism, corporate and funds partner and Michael Swartz, co-chair of the firm’s Litigation Group and head of Schulte’s shareholder activism litigation practice.
Schulte was named “Activist Adviser of the Year” at The Deal Awards Europe, presented in November 2018. Widely regarded as the dominant global law firm for activist investing, Schulte brings a sophisticated knowledge of market practices and unparalleled expertise in all areas related to activist investing. The firm has more than 30 years of experience advising clients on more than 1,000 shareholder activism matters, making Schulte one of the most experienced advisers to activists in the world. Among numerous campaigns in the past year, Schulte successfully represented Trian Fund Management in its proxy contest securing the appointment of its CEO and founding partner Nelson Peltz to The Procter & Gamble Company’s Board of Directors. Procter & Gamble, a $228-billion market cap multinational manufacturer, is the largest company ever to be the subject of a proxy contest. To learn more, visit Schulte’s Shareholder Activism Resource Center here.