Activist Investing - EuropeOur partners provide commentary on the activism landscape in the UK and Switzerland. 15 November 2018
Bess Joffe and Ali Saribas provide their input on the activism landscape for the UK and Swiss markets, respectively. The Activist Investing in Europe 2018 report, published by Activist Insight in association with Skadden.
The 36-page report, which features commentary by industry experts from Brunswick Group and Morgan Stanley, provides a comprehensive overview of activism in the region, using Activist Insight statistics, legal analyses, and Q&A sessions with Skadden lawyers.
You can download the report from Activist Insight’s website.
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