Opportunities abound in Europe for shareholder activism to profit

Europe provides increasingly fertile ground for hedge fund managers to profit by performing shareholder activism, according to Eric Knight, managing director of Knight Vinke Asset Management.

Knight told the GAIM conference in Geneva that legislative changes tipping the balance of power in favour of shareholders, and the spread of an Anglo-Saxon corporate model into Europe, were creating growth in opportunities for activists and profits from being an agent provocateur in public firms.


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