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Schroders debates long-term investing
Are markets and company boards too focused on the short-term? Are activists a source of long-term value creation or are they short-term asset strippers? How should the weaknesses of corporate governance along the investment chain be addressed? Are public or private markets better at creating value? These issues were at the heart of a debate organized by Schroders on the occasion of joining the FCLT-Global initiatve.
In the writeup you can download here, Sir Win Bischoff, Sarah Williamson, Mark Machin, Jessica Ground and Huw van Steenis share perspectives from the debate. The video shows Huw van Steenis and Sarah Williamson looking back on the event.