Goodwin’s Shareholder Activism & Takeover Defense practice was ranked number four globally for Shareholder Activism Defense by Refinitiv for its representation of public companies during the first half of 2022 and the period from July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. The ranking is based on the number of publicly disclosed activism defense matters where Goodwin advised.
Key Goodwin engagements in the first half of 2022 included WisdomTree Investments, Inc. in its proxy contest defense against ETFS Capital Limited and Lion Point Capital, LP, Paramount Group Inc. in responding to an unsolicited acquisition proposal from Monarch Alternative Capital LP, Mimecast Limited in its defense against an unsolicited bid from Proofpoint, and Poshmark, Inc. in its defense against an activism campaign by Kinesic Capital.
This elite recognition demonstrates the strength of Goodwin’s Shareholder Activism & Takeover Defense practice, which has decades of experience designing strategies to protect public companies of all types and sizes from activist campaigns and hostile takeover attempts. The practice is known for its ability to help public companies devise innovative strategies that protect them from a wide array of activist attacks.