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22 May 2018

The first rule of the proxy fight "club"? Rely on the Board

MAG
In 2017, nine Italian companies were targeted by activist funds, less than the 12 in 2016. For companies, probability to be targeted remain high though. According to a study carried out...

09 May 2018

Public consultation on minimum requirements in the transmission of information for the exercise of shareholders rights

Morrow Sodali
Morrow Sodali has welcomed the opportunity to share our views on the Implementing Regulation on shareholder identification, the transmission of information and the facilitation of the ...

09 Apr 2018

The mechanics of robust corporate governance

TMF Group
After attending Morrow Sodali's seminar on Corporate Governance at the recent IOD Open House event, Sue Lawrence of TMF Group wrote an article on the mechanism of robust corporate ...

29 Mar 2018

View from the market – investors’ attention turns to stewardship

Agenda Week
Against the background of MiFID II, fund managers are also focusing on a number of other urgent issues, with stewardship at the head of the list, as Cynthia Alers explains. As we all...

29 Mar 2018

In Italy, activist investors find a happy hunting ground

Reuters
When U.S. activist investor Elliott Advisers laid siege to Italy’s dominant phone company this month, a shiver went through the country’s corporate sector. Once a gentile club ...

15 Mar 2018

Morrow Sodali appoints Cynthia Alers as Director and Head of UK

Morrow Sodali
Cynthia Alers has joined Morrow Sodali as Director and Head of UK. Mrs. Alers’ appointment further consolidates the wealth of experience of Morrow Sodali’s UK team which covers all ...

14 Mar 2018

AGMs 2018: Investors target strategy and board composition

IR magazine
Investor relations and governance teams working on and around AGMs this proxy season should be paying particular attention to the stories their companies are telling about strategy, who...

03 Mar 2018

Long-lived managers: who are they and why institutional investors like them

Quando il ceo è inossidabile, Milano Finanza
“Interested institutional investors - who are looking at the Italian market - do not consider overall levels of compensation for top management to be an issue,” comments Fabio ...

19 Feb 2018

Morrow Sodali appoints David Shammai as Corporate Governance Director - Cross Border

Morrow Sodali
David Shammai has joined Morrow Sodali as Corporate Governance Director - Cross Border. David joins from APG Asset Management, the Dutch pension fund manager, where in his role as ...

19 Feb 2018

Morrow Sodali taps Shammai as corporate governance director

Activist Insight
International proxy solicitation firm Morrow Sodali has bolstered its team of corporate governance specialists by tapping David Shammai from Dutch pension fund manager APG Asset ...