This collection of white papers, technical articles, research studies, and videos from our M&A Conference Series focuses on methods for navigating hostile takeovers and activist campaigns.

Navigating Unsolicited Acquisition Offers

Rebecca Runa Pinto-Noome, Partner, NautaDutilh
Alexandros Aldous, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, The Chefs' Warehouse
Nick Withers, Senior Associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice, Shearman & Sterling
George Casey, Global Managing Partner, Shearman & Sterling

Using Tailored Poison Pill Structures to Fortify Defenses Against Hostile Threats

Douglas N. Cogen, Partner, Co-Chair Mergers & Acquisitions, Fenwick
David K Michaels, Partner, Fenwick
Ethan A. Skerry, Partner, Fenwick

Pursuing Hostile Acquisitions and Deal Jumping

Sergio Letelier, Vice President - Corporate, Securities and M&A, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Margot Miller, Global Legal Head of M&A, Anheuser-Busch InBev
Sebastian Fain, Partner, Freshfields

Balancing Concessions to Activists against Responsiveness to the Broader Shareholder Base

Arthur H. Kohn, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
Ethan A. Klinsgberg, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
Elizabeth K. Bieber, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
Rolin Bissell, Partner, Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Activist Stockholders are Increasingly Using 220 Demands to Gather Information

Stephanie Shimadan, Associate, Kirkland & Ellis
Matthew Solum, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

Dealing with Activist Directors on the Board

Igor Kirman, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz