Engaged Capital partnering with Governance for Owners in New Global Shareholder Activist Strategy

June 14th, 2013
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Two hedge funds are teaming up to expand their activist strategies on a global-basis. As reported in Pension & Investments Online, Governance for Owners and Engaged Capital will combine their strategies in a venture to influence company management throughout Europe, Asia, North American and Australia.

Governance for Owners, launched in 2004 has $1.2 billion in assets under management while recent start up Engaged Capital is currently managing $125 million. No specifics have been offered as to the new venture’s strategies or launch date.
Related Article Tags: Shareholder Activists, Corporate Raiders and Proxy Battles; Hedge Fund Launches and Hedge Fund Closings

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