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Activist Investors Gain Clout as Stocks Tumble

Shaun Mathew is quoted regarding an increase in activist demands in 2018.

“The market downturn makes some of our clients feel more vulnerable,” said Shaun Mathew, a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP who advises companies on how to prepare for and respond to activists. “It’s easier to pick on companies.”

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This article appeared in its entirety in the December 26, 2018 edition of The Wall Street Journal.