Milken Institute: The Activist Investor

Shareholders are demanding more from managements and boards - not just as overseers, but in an effort to increase the value of the enterprise. Amidthe backdrop of record-low interest rates, pent-up M&A demand and stacks of cash on corporate balance sheets, these activists are being backed by new capital. In addition, more companies are working with activist investors to identify opportunities to create and unlock substantial shareholder value. This panel explores the recent rise in investor engagement and its impact on all stakeholders.