The Board's View

Grasping the Nettle of Shareholder Activism

18.02.2020

More than ever, activism has become an important consideration for the boards of Swiss public companies. Support by large institutional shareholders and shareholder accountability make it critical for the boards to conduct self-assessment exercises and be prepared to engage with activists in order to increase the odds of handling appropriately any form of activism that may surface.

Authors

Lorenzo Olgiati, Christoph Vonlanthen, Martin Weber and Clément Neveceral

 

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