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Andrew Freedman Quoted in The Wall Street Journal on Investors Targeting Climate Issues, Covid-19 Response and Board Seats in Shareholder Votes

August 18, 2021

Olshan Partner and Co-Chair of the firm’s Shareholder Activism Group Andrew Freedman was recently quoted in The Wall Street Journal in a story about how BlackRock and other investors are targeting climate issues, COVID-19 responses and board seats in shareholder votes this year. Mr. Freedman commented on boards being unable to secure strong approval ratings for certain directors and what it may signify, “It’s a red flag for companies-and it’s shark bait for activist investors.”


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