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ISBN: 9781552212370-09

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Proxy Contests

From: Mergers, Acquisitions and Other Changes of Corporate Control, 2/e


Discussion of the process by which dissident or insurgent shareholders seek to effectively acquire managerial control of a business by attempting to win votes to elect their own slate of directors rather than the candidates nominated by the corporation’s incumbent managers.



Christopher C Nicholls

Christopher C. Nicholls holds the Stephen Dattels Chair in Corporate Finance Law at the University of Western Ontario. He is a graduate of the University of Ottawa, Osgoode Hall Law School, and Harvard University.