JANA Partners

JANA Partners is a value-oriented investment manager that focuses on shareholder engagement. It normally applies a fundamental value discipline to identify undervalued public companies and utilizes shareholder engagement to unlock that value. It also engages in traditional shareholder activism as well as the sponsorship of special purpose acquisition companies.

  • Assets under management: $10 billion (circa 2019)
  • In addition to fundamental investing, JANA has a proven track record in implementing activism.
  • It has been a successful activist in companies including TNT, El Paso, Charles River, CNET, Kerr-McGee Corp., Artesyn Technologies, Houston Exploration Company, InterCept and SourceCorp.