In the Margins

Activist investors: Help or hinderance?

October 6, 2015

By The Wall Street Journal

There has been much debate in markets and boardrooms (as well as the presidential campaign) about whether activist investors are good or bad for business. The Wall Street Journal has looked at this question by examining what happens to large U.S. companies after an activist arrives. The results of its investigation are mixed. Read the original story from The Wall Street Journal

 

 

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