Wednesday, September 9, 2015


Corporate Governance and Hedge Fund Activism

By Shane C. Goodwin, Adjunct Professor (Finance and Managerial Economics), University of Texas Dallas

In his paper, the author finds statistically meaningful empirical evidence to reject the conventional wisdom that hedge fund activism is detrimental to the long term interests of companies and their long term shareholders. Moreover, his findings suggest that hedge funds generate substantial long term value for target firms and its long term shareholders when they function as a shareholder advocate to monitor management through active board engagement.

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

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