TITLE

Study: Nice Guys Do In Fact Finish Last

AUTHOR(S)
MacFadyen, Ken
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;10/30/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 41, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the preliminary results from a university study on activist hedge funds in the U.S. Evidence shows that cantankerous leanings give some hedge funds a distinct advantage over the activist investors in acquiring better performance out of a target's stock. According to the study, passive forms of activism, which focus on such areas ad a company's capital structure or governance generally lead to a market response described by the researchers as insignificant.
ACCESSION #
22924777

 

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