Activism Turns to GermanyLouis Barbier comments to Reuters regarding the current playing field in Germany 10 July 2019
Louis Barbier comments to Arno Schuetze and Svea Herbst-Bayliss from Reuters regarding the current playing field of activism in Germany.
The article highlights that Elliott Management has invested more than rivals in its push for corporate change so far this year, including investments in pharmaceutical and life sciences company Bayer and software firm SAP.
Louis Barbier commented that “The state of governance at German companies is not strong. They have for a long time been very reluctant to engage with investors,” and that “Institutional shareholders were increasingly seeing the value of engaging with activist investors in Germany.”
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