David Katz discusses recent shareholder interventions with ValueAct’s Allison Bennington
at the 2018 Behind the Scenes with ValueAct: From Microsoft to Clean Energy event.
David Katz explores the recent trend of portfolio firms initiating contact with investors
in the 2017 Reaching Out: Shareholder Engagement Meets Shareholder Activism event.
David Katz (l.) and Paul Tosetti (r.) query Allergan Inc. Chairman Mike Gallagher
and CEO David Pyott at the 2016 The Allergan Intervention: A Company Fights Back event.
Relational Investors founder David Batchelder (r.), discusses recent events at Home
Depot with Turnaround Chairman and CEO Frank Blake (l.), in February 2015, at The
Home Depot Turnaround: The Inside Story event, part of CGI’s David Batchelder Lecture
Series in Investor Activism.
Relational Investors Founder David Batchelder with CGI Director Lori Ryan, at the
June 2014 David Batchelder Summer Lecture in Investor Activism
CGI hosted the "Shareholder Interventions of the Year" event in January 2014, with
panelists (l to r) CVS Caremark Chairman Dave Dorman, Relational Investors founder
and event host David Batchelder, Chesapeake Energy Chairman Archie Dunham, and Hewlett-Packard
Chairman Ralph Whitworth, shown here with CGI Director Lori Ryan.
David Batchelder, co-founder of Relational Investors, spoke at the first CGI David
Batchelder Lecture in Investor Activism event in June 2013, here with CGI Director
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