Jenner & Block

“Hostile Takeovers and Proxy Contests,” LexisNexis®

In this article, Jenner & Block Partners Martin C. Glass and Michael T. Wolf and Associate Danny S. Chami explain that mergers and acquisitions activity continues to be at or near all-time highs.  At the same time, the popularity of hostile takeovers and proxy contests for corporate control of public companies is also increasing.  The authors outline what hostile takeovers and proxy contests are and how they are conducted, the current legal and regulatory market and market trends.