In short, an activist investor is a person, or group of people, who buys up a chunk of a company’s shares in the hope of changing something at that business, such as its structure or its decisions.
H/t reader squodgy:
“Greed by any other name….is still greed.
A new trendy epithet to hide behind, but in reality it is High Risk, Quick return investment.
It just gets worse.”
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