The Activist Investing Resource Blog is a central repository for published works concerning shareholder activism

The purpose of the Resource Center is to provide valuable insight for anyone interested in financial-oriented activist investing strategies.

This site contains several presentations given by leading experts at various conferences on shareholder activism.

We also have a bookstore along with several scholarly works and published papers - which we have categorized for your convenience.


General Commentary

Corporate Defense Strategies

Acquisition Strategies

Corporate Governance

Hedge Fund Activists & Proxy Fights

Tracking Hedge Fund Activism

Please send us any articles or presentations you think will be a good fit for this site.

David Schatz

Regulation and Law

The Corporate Governance and Public Policy Implications of Activist Distressed Debt Investing

November 2008
Michelle Harner, University of Maryland
The Paper is Available Here

European Takeover Regulation
July 2003
Erik Berglof, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development
Mike Burkart, Stockholm School of Economics
The Paper is Available Here

Did the 'Repeal' of Glass-Steagall Have Any Role in the Financial Crisis? Not Guilty; Not Even Close
November 2009
Peter Wallison, American Enterprise Institute
The Paper is Available Here

A Framework for Analyzing Legal Policy Towards Proxy Contests
May 2009
Lucian Bebchuk, Harvard University
Marcel Kahan, New York University
The Paper is Available Here

Delaware's Takeover Law: The Uncertain Search for Hidden Value
June 2002
Bernard Black, Northwestern University
Reinier Kraakman, Harvard Law School
The Paper is Available Here

On the Validity of Poison Pill By-Laws
June 2006
Lucian Bebchuk, Harvard University
Jay Eisenhofer, Stuart Grant, Michael Barry, P. Bradford DeLeeuw
The Paper is Available Here

Hedge Funds in Corporate Governance and Corporate Law
July 2006
Marcel Kahan, New York University
Edward Rock, University of Pennsylvania
The Paper is Available Here

Examining the Impact of SEC Guidance Change on CEO Succession Planning
May 2010
Edward Ferris and Justus O'Brien
Hedge Fund Solutions LLC; Egon Zehnder Intl.
The Paper is Available Here

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