Credit Analysis : Activist Investors And Credit Quality

With the 2013 northern hemisphere annual meeting season largely drawn to a close, we take a closer look at investors who engage directly with a company’s management and board. In recent years, these “activist shareholders” have proven their ability to target larger companies including many with investment grade ratings. What impact do these activist initiatives have on our assessments of a rated issuer’s management and governance?

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