Activist shareholders normally don't get to do the fun things activists do, like marching and singing songs. Maybe that's why PMs don't like to get involved.
senior fund analyst Gregg Wolper has a column
this week on just why mutual fund PMs do and don't become activist holders in the firms they have holdings in.
The reasons why not to include the time and energy it takes, the limiting effects of activism and the possible monetary cost involved.
The positives of shareholder activism include the possibility of success and feeling a sense of duty to fund shareholders in the fund to get the best price available.
For more details, check out the original story here
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