Activist Insight Monthly's 2017 Intermediary Awards Rank V&E #1 for Issuer Representation
Vinson & Elkins’
Shareholder Activism Response Team has received the No. 1 ranking for issuer
representation as part of Activist Insight Monthly’s 2017 Intermediary
Awards. The firm is credited with advising on 29 campaigns.
Citing the firm’s
involvement with EQT’s $8 billion acquisition of Rice Energy, which was opposed
by activist investor Jana Partners, and Fiesta Restaurant Group’s “landslide win”
in JCP Investment Management’s proxy contest, the December 2017 issue of Activist
Insight Monthly describes V&E as “the busiest law firm representing
companies subjected to activism for a second consecutive year.”
the first monthly magazine dedicated to activist investing, designed to provide
qualitative research and exclusive intel into the mindsets of professionals in
the activist investing space. The publication derives its annual rankings from
public announcements, proxy statements, regulatory filings and press releases,
supplemented by law firm submissions.
Shareholder Activism Response Team works with companies of all sizes and across
all industries involved in proxy contests, withhold-the-vote campaigns, short
attacks, hostile takeover attempts and other activist challenges. It is a fully
integrated team of corporate lawyers and litigators, as well as compensation,
employment, antitrust and other advisors with experience in activism and proxy
More information on the V&E Shareholder Activism Response Team
is available here.