Lazard 2017 Activism Review

Lazard put together a comprehensive slide deck on activist hedge funds in 2017. The slide deck contains updates on the largest activist campaigns and a long list of all new campaigns started in 2017. It's notable how involved Elliott Management was in 2017.

Full slide deck: Lazard 2017 Activism Review

 

Europe is getting a lot more active:

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The market share of passive index funds continues to increase:

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