Trian’s Bold DuPont Campaign — So Crazy It Just Might Work?
While the activist investor owns a small percentage of the company, it is agitating for big changes. But if other hedge fund firms’ recent campaigns are a guide, Trian may get at least some of what it wants.
|Nelson Peltz, Trian Fund Management (Bloomberg)
At first glance, New York–based activist hedge fund firm Trian Fund Management’s planned proxy fight with DuPont in a bid to gain four board seats may seem a little audacious and risky.