KVH Industries’ Proxy Contest

Kirkland & Ellis advised KVH Industries on its successful proxy contest defense against a group of activists led by VIEX Capital.

On June 17, 2021, KVH Industries announced the preliminary vote results of its 2021 annual meeting of shareholders with both of the Company’s nominees, Cielo Hernandez and Cathy-Ann Martine-Dolecki, elected to the KVH Board of Directors by a significant margin.

KVH Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: KVHI) is a global leader in mobile connectivity and inertial navigation systems.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners  Shaun Mathew (Picture) and Michael Brueck and associates Sean Brownridge, Will Lawley and Max Eichner, and litigation partner Stefan Atkinson and associate Julia Harper. 

Involved fees earner: Stefan Atkinson – Kirkland & Ellis; Sean Brownridge – Kirkland & Ellis; Michael Brueck – Kirkland & Ellis; Maxwell Eichner – Kirkland & Ellis; Julia Harper – Kirkland & Ellis; Will Lawley – Kirkland & Ellis; Shaun Mathew – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: KVH Industries;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini