January 11, 2019
While the volatile markets certainly impacted the 2018 year-end results for a number of activists, from our vantage point we see the record shareholder activist activity that occurred in 2018 continuing into this year not despite of but – in many cases – because of the market turbulence.
January 2, 2019
December 27, 2018
A record of more than 280 companies around the world with market values of more than $500 million were publicly subjected to activist demands in 2018 By Cara Lombardo Investors are recognizing the benefits of speaking up and doing so early in campaigns, said Bruce Goldfarb, head of Okapi Partners LLC, a proxy-solicitation firm that […]
December 18, 2018
Firm ranked top proxy solicitor for third year in a row Okapi Partners LLC, a leading proxy solicitation and investor response firm for corporations and institutional investors, has been recognized as a top proxy solicitor by Activist Insight magazine for the third year in a row. The firm represented both issuers and activists in 34 campaigns in 2018, including […]
December 14, 2018
December 12, 2018
Bruce Goldfarb joined Rishaad Salamat and Doug Krizner on Daybreak Asia.
November 16, 2018
The proxy voting system, where shareholders elect board members and get a say on other contentious issues, is “complicated, somewhat arcane and . . . out of sync with modern technology,” said Bruce Goldfarb, chief executive of Okapi Partners, a proxy solicitor employed to drum up support during a contested vote. “The P&G situation put a spotlight on issues that have been plaguing the proxy process for years.”
November 14, 2018
October 25, 2018