Activist Insight has published the latest shareholder activism report, presenting an overview of activist campaigns year-to-date as investors and companies continue to feel the impact of COVID-19.
Unsurprisingly, activist campaigns have taken a hit on a global scale. So far, 2020 has seen 652 campaigns, the lowest year to date tally since 2015. However, some sectors have remained popular among activists, with the industrials and financial services being among the most targeted.
For a complete overview of shareholder activism in the first three quarters of 2020, along with detailed insights into how activist investment has played out differently across the world, download a copy of the report here.