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December 27, 2018
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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
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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 […]

November 16, 2018
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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.”