Concurrent Session 2: Shareholder Activism and REIT M&A

  • Development of shareholder activism in the REIT space, nature of activists and tactics
  • Activism prevention and defensive strategies
  • Board and management considerations in weighing governance vs. defense
  • M&A—macros trends, process issues and recent issues/developments

David Slotkin, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Donald Hammett, Partner, Dentons US LLP
Lauren Prevost, Partner, Morris, Manning & Martin LLP
Jordan Ritter, SVP & General Counsel, Essex Property Trust, Inc.
Anthony Rothermel, Partner, King & Spalding

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.