Combating Activists: The Best Defense is a Good Offense

Now more than ever, investor communicators are searching for the best way to combat activist threats.  Among the most effective ways to ward off activists is continued proactive shareholder outreach and as the old saying goes “The best defense is a good offense.”  In this article, Waheed Hassan, CFA, senior managing director at Alliance Advisors, discusses the importance of early and ongoing identification of activist risk factors and building a culture of honest corporate self-reflection.

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