2015 Shareholder Activist Landscape

An Institutional Investor Perspective What explains the seemingly sudden prominence and success of activist investing? Activist investing is not a new phenomenon. In fact, some of today’s most prominent activists – including Elliot Management, Jana Partners, Starboard Value, Pershing Square Capital Management, Third Point Management, and Carl Icahn – have been aggressively pushing for capital,…

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The Five Year Forward View

The National Health Service is confronting growing demands on its service and the impact of both demographic and lifestyle changes, all at a time when the financial straitjacket has rarely been tighter. The NHS’s Five Year Forward View, launched in late October, proposes several new models of healthcare delivery which aim to address these challenges.…

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Interim Management Statements

What do global institutional investors think about the removal of the IMS reporting requirement in the UK? In anticipation of the Financial Conduct Authority  (FCA) in the UK removing the requirement in the EU Disclosure and Transparency Rules to publish interim management statements (IMS) and quarterly reporting for UK listed companies, FTI Consulting’s Strategy Consulting…

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Where are your greatest risks of data theft?

CLOSER THAN YOU MIGHT THINK… The greatest risk to your data is internal – your own employees The media is regularly awash with stories of cyber theft. Headlines abound with analysis of faceless ‘hacktivist’ groups such as Anonymous, or state sponsored military units in North Korea. For many businesses, such threats may seem far away…

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The Future of Legal Services: tackling increasing competition

The market for legal services in the UK is in a state of flux. Accountants are moving increasingly into legal services,corporates are building their in-house teams and consolidation of private practice continues. FTI Consulting recently surveyed buyers of legal services and partners in law firms to assess the impact of these changes on the market.   Dan…

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