Shareholder activism in Canada

Why companies need to take action now

With the abundance of capital, a favourable market structure, and mounting expectations with respect to accountability to shareholders, Canadian public companies can easily fall under the gaze of both domestic and global shareholder activists whose capital knows no borders.

The data overwhelmingly suggests that shareholder activism is not a trend but a force in the global capital markets that is here to stay—and Canada is not immune to this market reality.

Deloitte’s research provides an understanding of the activist strike zone and outlines each stage of the vulnerability index, as well as tactics on how to become your organization’s own activist to act from a position of strength should activism arrive at your doorstep.

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