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Firstlinks

Shareholder Activism in Australia

In this Firstlinks article Gabriel Radzyminski, Sandon Capital Founder, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, describes how activist investing plays an important role in building the efficiency of Australian capital markets and in protecting and enhancing common shareholder wealth.

Australian Financial Review

Gabriel Radzyminski says activism is a tool to unlock value

Any company will ultimately bend to the will of the majority of shareholders, says the market-beating fund manager.

Australian Financial Review

Wake up call for boards as activists doubt their capability

The forces behind the uptick in shareholder activism have been building for a decade. In this article Gabriel Radzyminski and other experts share their views.

Australian Financial Review

Why COVID-19 is a gift to activist investors

Activist fund managers have the potential to create even more value from downtrodden companies as a result of the coronavirus turmoil, according to Independent Investment Research, because the timing is extremely favourable for a turn of fortunes.

How to improve shareholder value

Watch the Australian Financial Review panel discussion, including panel member Gabriel Radzyminski.

Gabriel Radzyminski on the evolution of activism in Australia

Watch the SALT Talks interview with Rachel Pether.

Campaigns

ASX:CCX

City Chic

At the time of investment, conventional thinking was that this was a ‘failed’ or ‘failing’ company. Whilst this may have been partially true of some of its legacy brands, the market completely overlooked the enormous potential of the City Chic brand.

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ASX:FWD

Fleetwood Australia

Fleetwood was perceived as a mining services company with a number of stranded assets that had failed to deliver consistent profits.

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ASX:ILU

Iluka Resources

Contrary to board and broker consensus, Sandon Capital believed a lucrative royalty was being significantly undervalued by the market.

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ACL

Alchemia

Sandon Capital saw the opportunity to halt a futile strategy of ploughing more cash into a failed initiative.

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ASX:CYG

Coventry Group

Sandon Capital saw the potential for a turnaround in CYG’s performance with a change in governance and a strategic shift in operations and capital management.

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ASX:WTP

Watpac

Sandon Capital believed that changes in the operational and capital management strateges would lead to improved performance and a share market rerating.

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Lobbying

Treasury’s proxy adviser reforms will “further entrench underperforming listed company directors”, reduce management accountability and weaken shareholder rights, Sandon Capital founder Gabriel Radzyminski says. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s proposed overhaul of the proxy advice sector would shield directors and management who oversee “far too many instances in Australia of persistently......

Chip, chip chip. Under the cover of COVID-19, the federal government is chipping away at the rights of small investors – the same small investors that helped it retain office at last year’s election. This is perfectly illustrated by the fact that Geoff Wilson, who last......

Companies will face softer financial disclosure rules for a further six months from Wednesday under a COVID-19 regulatory shield extended by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, fuelling a brawl between supportive directors and investors who warn the weakening will damage Australia’s capital markets. Company directors and executives......

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