The only thing to fear

30 January 2006 By Rob Cox

As the $3.9bn takeover of Fairmont Hotels shows, when confronted by activist investors, companies turn to private equity as a safe haven. Far from presenting a competitive threat, hedge fund activism is actually benefiting buyout firms.

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