NEW YORK, NY, December 21, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Organizers of the 3rd annual Shareholder Activism conference anticipate the highest turnout in the event's 3-year history, in line with the growth in activist campaigns in the US and throughout the world. Returning to New York City on January 25th, more than 250 corporate executives, institutional investors, and industry experts will gather to discuss pressing issues and opportunities and explore effective ways to improve communication and maximize engagement.
A full day of interviews, panel discussions, and presentations by practice experts, strategists, advisors, and activist investors including Jonathan Litt, Founder and CEO of Land & Buildings, Andrew Freedman, Partner and Co-Chair of the Shareholder Activism Practice at Olshan Frome Wolosky, Phillip Goldstein, Founder of Bulldog Investors, Steve Pully, Member of the Board of Directors of Titan Energy, Jim Rossman, Managing Director, Head of Corporate Preparedness at Lazard and Eric Rosenfeld, Chairman and CEO at Crescendo Partners.
CEO and Founder of Skytop Strategies, organizer of this and other conferences covering shareholder engagement said, "there have been some very interesting trends and high-profile campaigns this year that will drive much of the conversation, as well as what we might expect in the year ahead. What can we learn from recent transactions? Will the trend toward large-cap activism and CEO targeting continue? What will company defense look like? It should be quite interesting!"
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As the corporate landscape evolves around global, social, environmental and economic change, Skytop Strategies works to facilitate discussion around business strategy with C-suite leaders, institutional investors, boards of directors, authoritative NGO/government agencies and other stakeholders. Skytop Strategies convenes corporate professionals through live conferences designed to empower success and longevity within their respective industries and around the global marketplace. We provide a platform for market-moving dialogue by connecting decision makers through actionable exchange, revolutionizing the way 21st century companies create value. Our programs form an arena for experienced executives to navigate large-scale concepts and implement sustainable, ethical and productive practices. Topics covered include shareholder engagement and activism, ESG and sustainability, governance and risk, gender equality, cyber security and corporate social responsibilities. Skytop Strategies also produces high-quality content in partnership with Forbes.com, to expand the dialog and support the concepts.
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