Activism Response & Contested Situations

A proactive approach, a constant partner.

Taking a strategic approach to helping corporate clients best preserve the long-term interests of their shareholders, the Activism Response & Contested Situations practice partners with companies to prepare for and respond to activist investors and other contested matters. Raymond James, currently one of the only middle market investment banking firms offering this level of dedicated support, leverages its extensive knowledge of the latest developments affecting activist strategies and institutional investors generally in order to provide management teams and boards of directors with the critical advice and resources to proactively address shareholder activism.

Activism Response & Contested Situations Expertise

  • Activism Preparedness and Response
  • Contested M&A
  • Vulnerability Assessments
  • Shareholder Engagement

Senior Banking Team

Duncan Herrington
Duncan Herrington, CFA
Managing Director, Head of Activism Response & Contested Situations
New York
   
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Jeff Maxwell
Jeff Maxwell
Managing Director, Head of Mergers & Acquisitions
St. Petersburg
   
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Dirk-Oliver Loeffler
Dirk-Oliver Loeffler
Managing Director
Frankfurt
   
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