Kleinberg Kaplan Ranks Third Among Legal Advisors Both Globally and in the United States for Activist Campaigns in H1 2020 According to Bloomberg
Kleinberg Kaplan, a pure-play activist law firm, was again featured as a top legal advisor for activist campaigns in Bloomberg’s H1 2020 Global Activism Market Review. The firm ranked third for legal counsel advising activist investors both globally and in the United States, according to Bloomberg.
This is the latest recognition of the firm’s position as one of the “go to” law firms in activism campaigns. In its full-year 2019 activist league table rankings, Bloomberg ranked Kleinberg Kaplan third for advising activist investors.
Christopher P. Davis, chair of Kleinberg Kaplan’s Investor Activism Practice, was recently ranked as a leading activist lawyer in Chambers USA, which called Davis a “tireless advocate of his client’s point of view.” Chambers further noted that clients described Davis as “extremely knowledgeable and experienced” and shared that “his strategic sense and skills really stand out.”
The Bloomberg Activism Advisory League Tables represent the top financial, legal, investor relations and proxy solicitor advisors in the global shareholder activism market. Thus far in 2020, Kleinberg Kaplan represented activists in 18 engagements – nearly double the next highest total.
Bolstered by its reputation in the funds industry, the firm’s clients include many activist hedge funds and other investors. Kleinberg Kaplan develops and helps execute innovative strategies to help investors achieve strategic goals, from the initial analysis of available options through the successful conclusion of activist campaigns. The firm has been involved in numerous successful proxy contests during the last three decades for its many activist clients. Practice leader Chris Davis frequently appears on television, at conferences and in print as an advocate for shareholder activism.
About Kleinberg Kaplan
Described as “Wall Street’s best-kept secret” (US Legal 500), Kleinberg Kaplan is a premier, award-winning boutique law firm that provides practical, business-minded legal counsel to investors, entrepreneurs and other industry leaders. With a national and international reputation for representation of private funds, the firm serves an impressive roster of clients, including investment funds and companies at all stages of their life cycles, as well as a wide variety of real estate investors, family offices and high-net-worth individuals. Kleinberg Kaplan provides a full-service platform that combines extensive Big Law experience with the personalized attention of a boutique firm, true teamwork and an entrepreneurial culture attuned to investments, building businesses and transforming ideas into successful companies. To learn more please visit www.kkwc.com.