January 14, 2019
Continuing to draw multi-year recognition for its standout work advising activist investors, Kleinberg Kaplan again was ranked among the top activist law firms for 2018 by Activist Insight magazine.
The firm was ranked third among legal advisers catering soley to activist investors in Activist Insight’s 2018 report. The ranking showcases the firm’s representation of leading activists in seven separate campaigns campaigns in 2018 this year – Kleinberg Kaplan has been cited among the top advisers since the ranking began.
“We are thrilled to be at the top of Activist Insight’s list again this year. It is satisfying that our work on behalf of change agents gets noticed and clients continue to trust us to develop and implement strategies to achieve their goals,” said Christopher P. Davis, chair of Kleinberg Kaplan’s Investor Activism and Merger & Acquisitions Groups.
While 2018 was a busy year, Mr. Davis says 2019 is shaping up to be might be even busier for activist investors. “There will never be a lack of investors trying to gain management’s attention to unlock hidden value, but 2019 is proving to be very busy from the start. Kleinberg Kaplan has made a name for itself as a go-to firm for investor activism campaigns and we look forward to continued success in the year ahead,” said Davis.
Kleinberg Kaplan is a “pure play” activist law firm. 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.