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January 29, 2016
Articles

“Investors across the board are becoming much more involved with the companies they own,” says  Bruce Goldfarb, CEO of proxy solicitation firm Okapi Partners. “This doesn’t always mean running proxy contests or publicly challenging the management. It often means working behind the scenes with the company and the board to shape the long-term strategy.” Download […]

December 11, 2015
Articles

        Dow, DuPont, Yahoo — Activist Shareholders Hit a Trifecta Paula Schaap December 9, 2015 — 4:28 PM EST Pressure from investors set in motion changes in strategy DuPont proxy vote was `watershed moment for activism’ Activist investors are showing they couldn’t care less about the size and stature of their target […]

December 1, 2015
Press Releases

– Proxy solicitation and corporate advisory firm on track for record year – NEW YORK, November 30, 2015 – Okapi Partners LLC, a leading independent provider of proxy solicitation services and shareholder response advice to corporations, institutional investors and mutual fund companies, is pleased to announce it has moved its New York headquarters from Madison […]

November 3, 2015
Articles

If You Can’t Get Over the Quorum Bar, Set the Bar Lower BoardIQ Article published on November 3, 2015 By Greg Saitz Along with the rather routine business of electing fund directors at SEI, a pending proxy also asks shareholders to approve a less common proposal – reducing quorum requirements to hold a meeting from a majority of […]