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David Ryan

Financial communications consultant

David Ryan is a Senior Vice President and national practice leader, financial communications, for Edelman Canada. Over the past 15 years, he has provided financial and corporate communications counsel to leading North American companies on issues such as hostile takeover defenses, friendly transactions, restructurings and insolvency proceedings, proxy contests, operational crises, management changes, governance issues, litigation, and other acute reputational challenges. David can be reached at
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Why Canada is an Activist Investor's Paradise

Over the past several years, Canada has seen an increasing number of high profile U.S. activist campaigns: Pershing Square's successful action against Canadian Pacific Rail; Jana Partners campaign against Agrium Inc.; Highfields Capital and Scout Capital's pressuring of Tim Hortons; and Orange Capital's campaign against InnVest REIT, among others.
06/25/2014 11:20 EDT