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New York/Munich, 2 April 2020 – Kekst CNC, the global strategic communications consultancy, today announced that Elvira Pignal, Nathan Riggs and Anntal Silver, three senior consulting professionals, have been named Partners of the firm.
21 January 2020 – Kekst CNC, the global strategic communications firm, has once again strengthened its position globally, as well as in each of its core regions, in the Mergermarket M&A league tables 2019.
Shareholder activism has surged in Japan over the past few years. In addition to the increasing number of activist campaigns, a record 65 Japanese companies received shareholder proposals during this year’s AGM season. This is reflective of the government’s corporate governance reform, such as the introduction and revision of the stewardship code and corporate governance code serving as a tailwind.
Shareholder activism has made massive inroads into Japan over the last four years. In 2018, the number of activist campaigns in Asia surpassed the number across Europe for the first time, with Japan accounting for the majority of cases in Asia.