Morrow Sodali appoints Charles A. Koons as Managing Director, Activism & Contested Situations Advisory GroupMorrow Sodali
Charles A. Koons has joined Morrow Sodali as Managing Director of its Activism & Contested Situations Advisory Group. Charlie will provide strategic counsel to clients on a variety of shareholder-related issues, with particular emphasis on activist situations and proxy fights.
Charlie brings more than 20 years of experience as a senior advisor in shareholder activism and contested M&A, providing high-level advice to both corporate issuers as well as shareholders, most recently as Managing Director of MacKenzie Partners. Charlie’s extensive track record includes engagements across the full spectrum of transactions, including some of the most notable proxy fights of recent years.
“Charlie’s addition to the Morrow Sodali team represents a significant strengthening of our capabilities in the contested situations arena that we are dealing with in many markets across the world. We are extremely pleased to have someone with his experience, skills and judgment to advise clients and work in close coordination with legal, financial and public relations advisors in these fast-moving engagements,” said Alvise Recchi, CEO of Morrow Sodali.
“Companies today are faced with escalating pressure from their shareholders on a number of fronts, ranging from corporate governance policies to business operations. Our Activism & Contested Situations Advisory Group helps clients effectively anticipate, prepare and respond to shareholder demands by providing strategic guidance in these highly charged and critical situations,” added Ron Knox, CEO, of Morrow Sodali US.
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