Exploring Corporate Governance Around the World

By Allison Garrett, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Oklahoma Christian University

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Shareholder Activism in the UK

A recent study of a single fund in the UK examined whether shareholder activism can lead to positive results, such as increasing share value. The fund invested in, and engaged in shareholder activism, with respect to 30 stocks. The study found that in most instances, the fund's engagement of company management resulted in the fund achieving its objectives in most instances.

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