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“Loyalty Shares May Make A Takeover Bid More Difficult And A Company Less Attractive”

Mari Pinardo | “Loyalty shares, which confer additional voting rights to investors who have held shares for two years, strengthen the position of majority shareholders and produce a gap between their economic commitment and their voting power. They can make a takeover bid more difficult, reduce liquidity and the value of a company less attractive,” says Maria Rotondo, co-director of the IE executive sustainability program.