Hostile M&A Defense

Hostile Takeovers and
Unsolicited Bids

Once a hostile takeover attempt is in the public domain, a company’s near-term strategy, operations and communications come under significant scrutiny and pressure. FTI’s unique combination of proficiencies assist clients in the day-to-day complexities of defending against a complex takeover bid. Our professionals provide management with superior information and insight, and ultimately give our clients the upper hand in transaction negotiations and resolutions.

FTI Consulting Improves Your Defense

FTI is the top worldwide financial advisory firm, offering operational enhancement, SG&A reductions and CapEx analysis. In a non-cash hostile M&A bid, it is the board's fiduciary duty to fully evaluate all equity under consideration. FTI has the forensic accounting and investigative skills to undertake a comprehensive analysis of the acquirer's stock and assess the motives behind the deal. FTI focuses on enhancing shareholder value at every stage in a hostile takeover attempt.

  • Proxy Advisory Consulting
  • Shareholder Intelligence & Insights
  • Industry and Operational Expertise
  • Forensic Account and Valuation
  • Portfolio Review
  • Strategic Communications
  • Transaction Advisory
  • Performance Improvement and Business Transformation

Shareholder Activism

Activist investors that effectively communicate their value message to the market have a much greater chance of gaining institutional investor support and persuading their target company to take appropriate action. We provide activist investors with the messaging and with media access to communicate their investment thesis as well as with detailed media plans that anticipate target company responses. Learn More