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How to think like an activist

Board advisers are always telling directors to think like an activist to avoid getting blindsided. Here’s a primer on how to get that perspective—and a hypothetical list of seven companies that our screens suggest could be on activist hit lists today. Part 2 of our Special Report on Governance
By John Greenwood
May 17th, 2017

High atop a sleek downtown tower a small group of analysts is peering intently at an Excel spreadsheet. Thirtysomethings, all with dark shadows under their eyes and grey complexions, telltale signs of the 20-hour workdays demanded of staff at Activists … Continue reading

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Beware the weakest link

As business ecosystems become more integrated and the number of third-party partners and suppliers grows, supply chain risk should be a top-line agenda item for directors and management alike. Our report, with a five-step guide for boards, can help
By Jim Middlemiss
October 10th, 2016

When the world’s seventh-largest container shipping line, Hanjin Shipping Co., filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August, it left retailers, manufacturers and resource companies around the world scrambling and fearing the worst. Dozens of container-ships and tankers carrying … Continue reading

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Still quiet on the IPO front

A pop in late-2012 momentum helped stoke market confidence for 2013. But action has yet to materialize
By Joel Kranc
April 12th, 2013

Market volatility, overseas debt crises and instability in North American markets have, in part, had negative effects on the Canadian initial public offering market over the past three years. In 2010, 73 IPOs were issued on all exchanges raising $5.5 … Continue reading

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