Webinar: "A Look at Trends and Best Practices in Defense Against Activist Investors and Hostile Takeovers"
Since 2008 there has been an average of 12 hostile bids/unsolicited takeover attempts per year, a trend that is expected to continue into 2013. Even more prolific are the number of companies large and small facing demands from activist investors. Companies are therefore regularly asking themselves what they should do if faced with such situations. Ropes & Gray, a leading global law firm, and The Abernathy MacGregor Group, a leading financial communications and investor relations firm, came together to develop a webinar to address the topic of how to defend against activist investors and hostile takeovers.
This webinar was designed to examine best practices both from a legal and communications perspective, offering suggestions and tools for how to handle such activist investments or hostile approaches and most importantly, what to do to prepare for them.