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Generally shareholders have little opportunity to be involved in the operational decision making processes of a company. Whilst companies may from time to time engage with their key shareholders and shareholders have certain rights, there has been a recent increase in shareholders taking matters into their own hands and using prescribed processes to shape the agenda for the companies in which they hold shares.

In this short video Alexander Keepin, Partner, Corporate Finance and Co-Head of Mining, discusses how activists should approach a company to best achieve their objectives; highlighting the key steps which any activist shareholder needs to take, common pitfalls and the value in communicating with other shareholders.

Please click here for our top tips for shareholders in making their voices heard.