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Where Do Shareholder Gains in Hedge Fund Activism Come From? Evidence From Employee Pension Plans.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. Sep2022, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p2140-2176. 37p.

Abstract:We find that defined benefit employee pension plans of firms that are targets of hedge fund activism experience underfunding and their defined contribution plans experience reductions in employer contributions. Pension underfunding occurs due to reduce...

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Activist-Appointed Directors.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. Jun2022, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p1343-1376. 34p.

Abstract:We examine the value impact of independent directors nominated by activists (Activist IDs). Firms appointing Activist IDs experience larger value increases than firms appointing other directors, particularly when Activist IDs have private firm experien...

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How Does Past Experience Impact Hedge Fund Activism?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. Jun2022, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p1279-1312. 34p.

Abstract:Hedge fund activists transfer relevant prior work experience to their activism campaigns. Categorizing activists based on past employment at investment banks (generalists), private equity or special situations partnerships (specialists), or other firms...

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Activism and Takeovers.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Review of Financial Studies. Apr2022, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p1868-1896. 29p.

Abstract:We compare activism and takeovers from the perspective of a blockholder who can provide effort to improve firm value. We show that free-riding behavior by dispersed shareholders has the following implications: First, activism can be more profitable tha...

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AN OVERVIEW ANALYSIS OF SHAREHOLDER ACTIVISM IN ZIMBABWE.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Perspectives of Law & Public Administration. Mar2022, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p176-188. 13p.

Abstract:Shareholder activism refers to any legal mechanisms that disgruntled shareholders invoke to change an investee company’s undesirable decisions, policies and practices. Shareholder activism entails, inter alia, measures, campaigns and/or proposals that ...

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JFQ volume 57 issue 6 Cover and Front matter.

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Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis; Sep2022, Vol. 57 Issue 6, pf1-f4, 4p

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Wolf Pack Activism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Management Science. Aug2022, Vol. 68 Issue 8, p5557-5568. 12p.

Abstract:Blockholder monitoring is central to corporate governance, but blockholders large enough to exercise significant unilateral influence are rare. Mechanisms that enable moderately sized blockholders to exert collective influence are therefore important. ...

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The Silenced and Unsought Beneficiary: Investigating Epistemic Injustice in the Fiduciary.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Business Ethics Quarterly. Oct2021, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p549-571. 23p.

Abstract:This article uses philosopher Miranda Fricker's work on epistemic injustice to shed light on the legal concept of the fiduciary, alongside demonstrating the wider contribution Fricker's work can make to business ethics. Fiduciary, from the Latin fīdūci...

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Informed Trading in the Stock Market and Option-Price Discovery.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis. Sep2021, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p1945-1984. 40p.

Abstract:When activist shareholders file Schedule 13D filings, the average stock-price volatility drops by approximately 10%. Prior to filing days, volatility information is reflected in option prices. Using a comprehensive sample of trades by Schedule 13D file...

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Value creation in shareholder activism.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Financial Economics. Aug2022:Part A, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p153-178. 26p.

Abstract:We measure value creation by activist investors via structural estimation of a model of the choice between passive investment and activism. Our estimates imply that average returns following activist intent announcements consist of 74.8 % expected valu...

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