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V&E Ranked #1 for Company Defense in Refinitiv's 2018 Global Shareholder Activism Scorecard

Published: 03-26-2019

For the third year in a row, Vinson & Elkins’ Shareholder Activism practice claimed the top spot for company defense based on number of campaigns in Refinitiv’s Full Year 2018 Global Shareholder Activism Scorecard.

This ranking comes on the heels of V&E’s No. 1 rankings for company representation as part of FactSet SharkRepellent’s 2018 year-end league tables, as well as Activist Insight Monthly’s 2018 Intermediary Awards, both of which V&E’s Shareholder Activism practice has also won in each of the last three years.

Refinitiv, the financial and risk business of Thomson Reuters, is a leading resource for timely information on M&A and capital markets transactions. Designed for the deal-making community, their products analyze the current trends in the market and assess the changing competitive landscape by providing custom league tables and reports.

V&E’s Shareholder Activism practice, which includes approximately 30 attorneys, leverages the experience of the firm’s top-tier corporate and litigation practices, representing companies facing the growing tide of shareholder activism. The team has been involved in more than 100 activist situations over the past five years, including dozens of proxy contests for companies across all industries and sizes.

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