Cooler Heads Must Prevail In Fights with Shareholders

Davis, Paul
May 2012
American Banker;5/18/2012, Vol. 177 Issue F319, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses U.S. proxy battles in which dissident or activist shareholders pressure management teams at their annual meetings to improve their companies' performance or make changes. PL Capital's co-founder John Palmer offers his perception of the activist investor's thought process. Merrill Sherman mentions PL Capital's proxy challenge to Bancorp Rhode Island.


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