Activism’s Long Road From Corporate Raiding to Banner Year – WSJ

This year, returns for activist hedge funds averaged 3.4% through November, beating the hedge-fund average of 0.3% and the S&P 500’s 3% total return, according to industry research group HFR. Over the past five years, activist funds have returned an annual average of 8.2%, compared with the average hedge fund’s 3.2% return, HFR says.

 

via Activism’s Long Road From Corporate Raiding to Banner Year – WSJ.

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