Wednesday, July 8, 2015


The Case For and Against Activist Hedge Funds

By Yvan Allaire, PhD (MIT), FRSC Executive Chair, IGOPP Emeritus Professor

The number of activist ‘interventions’, some 27 in 2000, have surged to 345 in 2014. Activist hedge funds have now amassed an estimated $200 billion in managed assets. In “The Case For and Against Activist Hedge Funds,” Allaire explores the fast growing business of activist hedge funds, and the challenges faced by publicly listed corporations, as these interventions are spurring changes in corporate governance and redefining the role of the board of directors.

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From the July 2015 issue of Barclay's Insider Report. Accredited investors can subscribe to the full newsletter for free.

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