Activism Is Picking Up But U.S. Still Down 14%

For those starved of action, 2020 is finally starting to show signs that activism is picking up.Q3 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreSince the beginning of September, 150 companies worldwide have been publicly subjected to activist demands, up from 143 in the same period last year. Given that activism was down about 14% year-on-year at the end of the third quarter, that is a significant turnaround for an industry shellacked by the coronavirus pandemic.Activism Outside Of The U.S. Is Picking UpThe downside is that this action is not taking place in the U.S., where volume is actually …

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