June 13, 2024

Does Activist Investing Work? These Success Stories Say Yes

Ask 10 investment professionals to define “activist investing,” and you’ll likely get 10 different answers. 

As one example, Olstein Capital Management, a value-oriented investment firm based in Purchase, New York, defines activist investing as “a unique form of value investing targeting companies that have significantly underperformed their peers or the overall market for a considerable period of time.”