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An independent proxy solicitation firm . . .

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. . . specializing in shareholder activism, M&A transactions and proxy contests.

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Founded by industry veterans . . .

The City of London, Cross Process

. . . with offices in New York and London.

Strategic advice and related proxy solicitation services in connection with shareholder activism, M&A transactions and proxy contests for board representation and control.

Why The Harkins Group?

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Focused Services

Founded by industry veterans, our firm specializes in shareholder activism, M&A transactions and proxy contests for board representation and control. Learn More.

Relevant Experience
Relevant Experience

Our experience includes many of the most complex and contentious M&A transactions and proxy contests occurring in the U.S. and Europe over the past thirty years. Learn More.

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Client-Specific Strategies

We achieve superior results for clients by combining the time-tested methodologies of established proxy solicitation providers with the creative vision, data-driven rigor, client-specific strategies and personalized guidance of a boutique. Learn More.

Share Ownership Profiles and Trading Analyses

Summary presentations and analysis of the issuer’s existing share ownership profile . . . .

Vote Projections

Accurate estimates of likely voting based on, among other things, experience gained in numerous similar campaigns in the U.S. and Europe . . . .

Proxy/Consent Solicitations

Our proxy/consent solicitation services begin with strategic planning, based on the insights contained in our share ownership profiles and vote projections . . . .

Information Agent Services in Tender/Exchange Offers

Our information agent services in tender/exchange offers begin with strategic planning, based on the insights contained in our share ownership profiles . . . .

Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation Consulting

Informed input regarding how the issuer’s corporate governance profile and executive compensation plans will be viewed under established proxy advisory firm and institutional investor voting guidelines . . . .

Litigation Support

Expert witness testimony, primarily in connection with U.S. District Court and Delaware Chancery Court proceedings regarding corporate control matters, including shareholder rights plans.