Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

AdChoices

Report on Business

Streetwise

News and analysis on Bay Street and the world of finance
available exclusively to subscribers of Globe Unlimited

Entry archive:

Canada’s not an activist investor’s paradise: Lawyer Add to ...

Subscribers Only

Canada may not be the “promised land” it once seemed for activist investors.

While the country may appear to be more shareholder friendly than the U.S. because of its regulatory regime, the opposite is true, according to Patricia Olasker, a senior partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. Ms. Olasker, who became involved in proxy fights through her mergers and acquisitions practice, takes a contrasting view from Canadian investor Stephen Griggs, the co-author of a recent report by data provider Activist Insight.

Report Typo/Error

Follow on Twitter: @j2nelson

Next story

loading

In the know

The Globe Recommends

loading

Most popular videos »

Highlights

More from The Globe and Mail

Most popular