Trian is a highly engaged shareowner, bringing a private equity mindset to the public markets

Trian Partners

Founded in 2005, Trian Fund Management, L.P. (“Trian”) is a multi-billion dollar investment management firm with approximately 50 employees. Trian is a highly engaged shareowner that combines concentrated public equity ownership with operational expertise. Leveraging the 40+ years’ operating experience of our Founding Partners, Nelson Peltz, Ed Garden and Peter May, Trian seeks to invest in high quality but undervalued and underperforming public companies and to work collaboratively with management teams and boards to help companies execute operational and strategic initiatives designed to drive long-term sustainable earnings growth for the benefit of all shareholders.

Feedback From Our Portfolio Companies

“From day one, Nelson has been a focused, collaborative member of P&G’s Board. Working in concert, Nelson and the Board have constructively provided perspective and expertise to help me and P&G’s senior leaders navigate a challenging external environment and maintain long-term competitive advantage for the benefit of many stakeholders. I’m grateful for his service and the collaborative partnership we’ve developed over the past few years…”1

– David S. Taylor (Executive Chairman of the P&G Board)

“Nelson and Josh have been great partners and important contributors… We have valued their guidance and feedback on our business transformation strategy.”2

– Kevin Hourican (President and CEO of Sysco)

“We are pleased to have Trian as a significant shareholder. Nelson and Ed have an impressive track record as long-term investors and have a deep appreciation for the significant growth opportunities within the asset management industry. The Board and I appreciate Nelson and Ed’s strong partnership over the past 14 months as we executed our strategy to drive sustainable growth and further enhance long-term shareholder value. We wish them all the best in their future endeavors.”3

– G. Richard Wagoner (Chairman of Invesco’s Board of Directors)

“Janus Henderson prides itself on its commitment to best-in-class corporate governance and active shareholder engagement. Board refreshment remains a longstanding priority and we are pleased to welcome Nelson and Ed to our Board of Directors. We look forward to benefitting from their deep industry experience, fresh perspectives, and valuable insights as we search for a new CEO and evaluate growth opportunities and expansion into new markets and products.”4

– Richard Gillingwater (Chairman of the Janus Henderson Board of Directors)

“We are pleased to be welcoming Nelson to the Unilever Board. We have held extensive and constructive discussions with him and the Trian team and believe that Nelson’s experience in the global consumer goods industry will be of value to Unilever as we continue to drive the performance of our business. We look forward to working closely together to create long term sustainable value for our shareholders and wider stakeholders.”5

– Nils Andersen (Chairman of Unilever)

1 P&G Press Release dated August 5, 2021
2 Sysco/Trian Press Release dated August 20, 2021
3 Invesco Press Release dated February 1, 2022
4 Janus Henderson Press Release dated February 1, 2022
5 Unilever Press Release dated May 31, 2022