25. Proxy Contests

  1. H. Kent Baker and
  2. Ronald Anderson
  1. Peter G. Szilagyi

Published Online: 29 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118258439.ch25

Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice

Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice

How to Cite

Szilagyi, P. G. (2010) Proxy Contests, in Corporate Governance: A Synthesis of Theory, Research, and Practice (eds H. K. Baker and R. Anderson), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118258439.ch25

Author Information

  1. Lecturer in Finance, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 20 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470499139

Online ISBN: 9781118258439

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Keywords:

  • empirical governance literature;
  • corporategovernance environment;
  • incumbent management;
  • share acquisition;
  • proxy solicitation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Mechanics of Proxy Contests

  • Empirical Evidence on Proxy Contests

  • The Current Role of Proxy Contests in Corporate Governance

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • Discussion Questions

  • About the Author