S&C Critical Insights – 2021 U.S. Shareholder Activism in Review and a Look Ahead

January 12, 2022

In this episode of S&C’s Critical Insights, Melissa Sawyer and Lauren Boehmke analyze trends in shareholder activism from the past year. They explore several key themes, including the increase in public activism during the 2021 proxy season, ESG as a primary activism campaign objective, a rise in settlement agreements, and recent regulatory developments. They also highlight a few trends that are likely to shape this area in 2022 and beyond. 

For more information about this topic, read S&C’s memo on the Review and Analysis of 2021 U.S. Shareholder Activism and Activist Settlement Agreements.