8/19/2013
Recent media reports have suggested a rise in shareholder activism. What is the primary cause of this upturn?
34.15%
Investors are reaching farther for additional returns through restructuring and financial engineering
29.27%
The upturn is not real -- it's only perception, as activists have become more savvy at using the media to their advantage
21.95%
Activists are flush with cash that they are looking to put to work
14.63%
Traditionally quiet institutional investors are lending support to activists