Hain Celestial Group: Working with Activist Investors (A)

Hain Celestial Group: Working with Activist Investors – A


Notorious activist investor Carl Icahn purchased 12% of Hain Celestial Group in 2010. Hain CEO Irwin Simon was concerned. Modern activist investors often want to make radical changes. Drawing on the experiences of other companies dealing with activist investors, this case study asks whether CEOs should combat activist investors or try to work alongside them.

Type: Case

Pages: 4

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