Activist investors are making corporate boards whiter and more male

Our CEO Brett Stephens is featured in Quartz this morning stemming from a recent interview with management reporter Oliver Staley. Staley’s piece focuses on the impact activists are having on board composition. And he features Stephens’ commentary throughout the article – with his insight constituting the bulk of the piece – alongside research from ISS, […]

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RSR Partners Acquires Higdon Partners

Creates Premier Asset Management Recruitment and Advisory Team GREENWICH, Conn. — To address the changing leadership needs in the $72 trillion asset management industry, RSR Partners, an executive search and leadership consulting firm, announced today its acquisition of Higdon Partners, a leading asset management recruiting and advisory boutique. Announcing the acquisition, RSR Partners Chief Executive […]

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Boards Under Pressure | Navigating Investors and Activists

Earlier this month, RSR Partners welcomed more than 60 directors and CEOs to its 18th Annual Directors Dinner in New York. In concert with the firm’s Board Advisory Practice, Shawn C.D. Johnson, founder of Guidon Global, LLC and former chairman of State Street Global Advisors’ (SSgA) Investment Committee, provided the evening’s keynote remarks. As chairman, […]

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