Opinion: How Activist Investors Are Influencing Aerospace

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Activist investors are nothing new to aviation and aerospace. Gordon Gekko, famously portrayed by Michael Douglas in the hit movie “Wall Street,” was inspired by Carl Icahn, the investor who led the hostile takeover of Trans World Airlines in 1985. In 2013, such investors played a role in EADS’...
Kevin Michaels

Contributing columnist Kevin Michaels is managing director of AeroDynamic Advisory in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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