Larry Jones

Feb 15 - Larry Jones headshotLarry Jones is a Principal in the Strategic Value Consulting group of the PwC U.S. Deals practice. He is based in Chicago and can be reached at [email protected].

How to stop shareholder activists

Shareholder activists have upended the market for corporate control in recent years, taking positions in public companies and pushing for restructuring and cost-cutting to drive up share prices. They’ve had less success however, in driving long-term growth at the companies they target. Corporate managers can preempt — or beat — the activists by deploying a more powerful tool for growth: their deep...

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