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


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


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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