At least one participant in a study cited by The Conference Board in a new report said he found out from a news report that an activist investor had accumulated shares in his company. The Conference Board's study group on investor activism has issued a report on how management can be more proactive in working with these shareholders, and on how these shareholders can do the same toward achieving better results. The whole report is here:theconferenceboardreportonactivistinvestors31808.pdf For an article on this, see "Know Thy Hostile Shareholder" in the April issue of Oil and Gas Investor. It will be available online at after March 31. --Nissa Darbonne, Executive Editor, Oil and Gas Investor, A&D Watch, Oil and Gas Investor This Week,;