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18 Aug 2017

Italian listed companies focus on retail shareholders to stabilize control

I big della Borsa scoprono il peso dei piccoli azionisti - Il Sole 24 Ore, Italy
"Retail shareholders tend to act differently from hedge funds, they are more inclined to buy rather than sell and more confident towards future earnings," commented Andrea Di Segni, ...

10 Jul 2017

Proxy Advisors: A rigorous monitoring of the Board of Directors

Proxy advisors: un seguimento riguroso de los Consejos - Consejeros, Spain
In a recent chat with the magazine Consejeros, Borja Miranda, Director Morrow Sodali Spain, was asked to comment on board dinamycs and corporate governance matters: "The influence of ...

27 Jun 2017

What's Trending In Corporate Governance Today?

Paul De Nicola - PWC, USA
From hedge fund activism to board refreshment, corporate governance is very much front and center in today’s business conversation. Morrow Sodali's chairman, John Wilcox recently ...

17 Jun 2017

Italy, minority shareholders’ weight on the rise

Ubi minor, maior cessat - Milano Finanza, Italy
The weight of minority shareholders’ on Italian listed companies is constantly increasing and this is mostly due to foreign institutional investors. “From 2016 to 2017 there has...

07 Jun 2017

Evaluating board skills

Evaluating board skills - ICSA, The Governance Insitute, UK
"A board skills matrix can be a useful governance tool and is valuable to investors," commented Francesco Surace from Morrow Sodali on ICSA The Governance Institute's magazine. ...

06 Jun 2017

Key factors to consider when designing a successful remuneration policy for the Board

Claves para diseñar con éxito la política retributiva del consejo - Expansion, Spain
“It’s necessary to listen to the market, take the message on board and adapt it to the company’s culture, in order to then reflect this in the remuneration policy,” commented ...

30 May 2017

Italian banks are more and more owned by foreign institutional investors

Grandi banche e popolari: sono i fondi i nuovi padroni - La Repubblica, Italy
"Global investors such as Blackrock, Vanguard, Invesco and others are more and more present among banks' shareholder base which appears to be more widespread than other companies ...

30 May 2017

Italian banks are more and more owned by foreign institutional investors

Grandi banche e popolari: sono i fondi i nuovi padroni - La Repubblica, Italy
"Global investors such as Blackrock, Vanguard, Invesco and others are more and more present among banks' shareholder base which appears to be more widespread than other companies ...

14 Apr 2017

Investors demand greater rigor and simplification in pay structures

Comp Directors face heightened investor scrutiny - Agenda Week, US
"In assessing performance, investors are taking a more customized and less benchmarked approach in looking at companies," said John Wilcox, chairman of Morrow Sodali to Agenda Week, ...

04 Apr 2017

Morrow Sodali moves into Australia

Morrow Sodali moves into Australia - IR magazine, UK
Two weeks after the acquisition of a majority stake in Australian proxy solicitation and governance firm Global Proxy Solicitation (GPS), John Wilcox, Chairman of Morrow Sodali, talks...