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Stephen Halperin quoted in "Proxy fights take on new meaning", The National Post

September-27-2012

Lawyer Stephen Halperin
Area Mergers and Acquisitions, Shareholder Rights and Activism

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Excert from "Proxy fights take on new meaning; Some lawyers see them as a new form of M&A"

So how is all of this proxy activity impacting current M&A?

Stephen Halperin, a securities lawyer at Goodmans LLP in Toronto, said that a proxy fight is “very often the first step towards an M&A transaction. Activist shareholders act as a “catalyst for unlocking value.”

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