8/21/2013
Recent media reports have suggested a rise in shareholder activism. What is the primary cause of this upturn?
42.57%
There's no real upturn; activists have simply become more savvy about using the media to their advantage
28.89%
Investors are reaching further for additional returns through restructuring and financial engineering
18.58%
Traditionally quiet institutional investors are lending support to activists
9.97%
Activists are flush with cash that they are looking to put to work