Tag: activist shareholder

Passive investors: the invisible hand of the marketplace?

by Cydney Posner You might be interested in this article in the WSJ discussing the ascension to power-broker status of passive investors, such as index funds. The article contends that “leverage over America’s corporate boards… increasingly belongs to investors such as [the] pioneers of passive investment funds that track indexes […]

NACD governance survey reports on top board priorities, time commitment and other matters

by Cydney Posner The National Association of Corporate Directors has made available the highlights of its 2015-2016 Public Company Governance Survey of over a thousand directors and executives.