Concurrent Session 2: Activist Investors

Who are they and what do they want?
Legal and management strategies in interacting with activists
Comparison with non-REIT activists
Who benefits from activist campaigns?

Mark Parrell, EVP & CFO, Equity Residential

Kevin Daniels, Mergers & Acquisitions Group-Head of Activism & Defense, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Jonathan Litt, Founder & CIO, Land and Buildings
Gilbert Menna, Partner & Co-Chair-Real Estate & Real Estate Capital Markets Practice, Goodwin Procter LLP
Raymond Mertens Jr., VP, Dodge & Cox Investment Managers

Nareit®, the Nareit®, is the worldwide representative voice for REITs and publicly traded real estate companies with an interest in U.S. real estate and capital markets. NAREIT’s members are REITs and other businesses throughout the world that own, operate, and finance income-producing real estate, as well as those firms and individuals who advise, study, and service those businesses.