SINGAPORE (Oct 8): Companies in Asia have been the subject of the most number of shareholder activism campaigns so far this year, outside of the US. There were 90 such campaigns across Asia in the first eight months of this year, up from 60 over the same period last year. This was pointed out by Tan Cheng Han, chairman of the Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo), in his speech to an audience of company directors on Oct 3.

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