NIRI Virtual Chapter – Addressing Shareholder Activism

October 09, 2014
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Please join Business and Finance partner Keith Gottfried as he speaks on a NIRI Virtual panel addressing strategies for preparing for and responding to shareholder activism.

Panelists will discuss tips for identifying and addressing a company's vulnerabilities to activist investors as well as strategies for defending against an activist shareholder campaign.

Topics include:

  • How does an activist select its targets
  • Early warning signs of an activist
  • Steps to take after being targeted
  • Tools of the activist investor
  • Common mistakes to responding to an activist situation
  • Recent trends in activism

learning objectives
At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the early warning signs of an activist shareholder.
  • Identify the common pitfalls when responding to an activist situation.
  • Outline the steps to take after being targeted by an activist shareholder. 

Thursday, October 9, 2014
12:00–1:00 pm

Keith Gottfried
Maureen Wolff  |  President and Partner Sharon Merrill Associates
Tim Bonang  |  Vice President of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, REIT Management and Research, LLC