Jenner & Block

“Market Trends 2018/19: Hostile Takeovers and Proxy Contests,” Lexis® Practice Note

In this article, Jenner & Block Partner Martin C. Glass and Associate Oleksandr Polonyk explain that the expanding roles of activist investors and passive shareholders in hostile situations are dramatically changing the US takeover landscape.  The authors discuss how hostile takeovers and proxy contests are conducted; the current legal and regulatory environment surrounding hostile takeovers and proxy contests; and market trends that practitioners in the current takeover landscape should be aware of.