Jeffrey Smith, chief government officer and chief funding officer at Starboard Worth LP.
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2021 was a busy 12 months for activist funds, with notable traders together with Starboard Worth, JANA Companions and Carl Icahn pushing for significant change at an array of corporations.
In all, activist shareholders launched into 89 campaigns final 12 months in a variety of sectors, together with data know-how and shopper discretionary. These traders additionally used completely different strategies to enhance outcomes for shareholders, together with waging campaigns regardless of proudly owning lower than 5% of an organization’s