Kleinberg Kaplan Third Most Active Legal Advisor for Activist Campaigns in First Half of 2019 According to Latest Refinitiv Data

September 18, 2019


Leading hedge fund law firm Kleinberg Kaplan ranks among the most active legal advisors for activist campaigns, according to data intelligence provider Refinitiv. For the first six months of 2019, Kleinberg Kaplan ranked third for legal counsel advising activist investors, according to its Global Shareholder Activism Scorecard released this past week.

“It is gratifying to be featured in Refinitiv’s ranking. We continue to advise some of the country’s leading activist investors in major engagements. Our clients count on us to develop and implement strategies that help them achieve their investment goals, and we look forward to helping them succeed,” said, Christopher P. Davis, chair of Kleinberg Kaplan’s Investor Activist group.

This is the latest in continued recognition of the firm’s industry-leading representation of the fund industry in activism campaigns. Kleinberg Kaplan was featured in Activist Insight magazine for its representation of shareholder activists – ranking third among legal advisors catering solely to activist investors in 2018.

Bolstered by its reputation in the funds industry, Kleinberg Kaplan’s Investor Activism practice is effectively positioned as one of the few “pure play” activist law firms in the 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.

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