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01 Apr 2017

Activists and activism: the Italian context and future expectations

Attivisti e Attivismo: il contesto italiano e le attese future - Top Legal, Italy
"If we look at the Italian market, during last years there has been a significant increase in the activism phenomenon which partly mirrorrs what happened in other markets," commented ...

28 Mar 2017

The Investor Stewardship Group's Framework

Cosa studiano Blackrock, State Street, Vanguard e Callstrs sulla corporate governance - Formiche, Italy
Francesco Surace from Morrow Sodali comments on Formiche the potentially influential new organization of institutional investors which has made its presence known in the U.S. corporate...

13 Mar 2017

Boards' renewals: international funds and the Ministry of Finance have now the same weight

Tesoro, attento alle nomine. I fondi pesano come te - L'Economia, Italy
"Similarly to other shareholders, the Ministry of Finance is undoubtedly aware that funds' weight requires a greater adherence to practices analogous to Anglo-Saxon markets' ones, ...

13 Mar 2017

Funds pressure to enhance good governance - Expansion on Morrow Sodali's Institutional Investor Survey

Los fondos presionan para mejorar el buen gobierno - Expansion, Spain
Expansión analizes Morrow Sodali's Institutional Investor Survey results, highlighting shareholder engagement, board dynamics, executive pay and shareholer activism aspects. Read ...

09 Mar 2017

The Investor Stewardship Group: An Inflection Point in U.S. Corporate Governance?

John Wilcox, Morrow Sodali
A potentially influential new organization of institutional investors has made its presence known in the U.S. corporate governance scene. On January 31, 2017, the Investor Stewardship ...

09 Mar 2017

Executive pay is expected to dominate the agendas ahead of the Annual meeting season

Poor financial performance key driver for investor support for UK activist campaigns - IR Magazine, UK
"In the UK, executive pay is expected to once again dominate the agendas for both investors and companies ahead of the AGM season. Since the introduction of the binding vote on ...

06 Mar 2017

Institutional Investor Survey 2017 and Executive Pay

Revolts over rewards - The Times, UK
Global investors are more willing than ever to object to high pay for “celebrity chief executives”. The Times comments on Morrow Sodali Institutional Investor Survey results ...

01 Mar 2017

MORROW SODALI ANNUAL INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR SURVEY 2017

Corporate governance is no longer just about the Annual Meeting
Better disclosure of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices, increased access to board members, disclosure of a board skills matrix, a robust board evaluation process and...

01 Mar 2017

Asset managers are ready to listen to activists

Les gérants d’actifs sont prêts à écouter les activistes - Les Echos, France
Asset managers are no longer biased towards activists. They listen to them particularly in case of poor corporate governance. The day after the publication of Morrow Sodali ...

27 Feb 2017

Boards' renewals: increased participation of minority shareholders is the new trend

Piazza Affari, quando i fondi alzano la voce - MAG, Italy
Following lastest boards' renewals in which minority shareholders' participation has been increasingly decisive, Andrea Di Segni, Morrow Sodali Managing Director, comments on MAG the ...