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Editor: Eric C. Chaffee
Univ. of Toledo College of Law

Thursday, August 30, 2007

Portrait of a Shareholder Activist in Japan

The New York Times profiles Tomomi Yano, head of investment at one of Japan's largest pension funds and the unlikely face of shareholder activisim in Japan.  In a country that does not have a tradition of shareholder activism, Yano works to force boards to downsize, raise dividends, and better inform shareholders.  NYTimes, An Investor Activism Uncommon in Japan.

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