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Channel NewsAsia
Investors use Viacom battle to campaign against special voting stockto collapse the dual share class at S&P 500 companies so far this year, up from
Investors use Viacom battle to campaign against special voting stock
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
to collapse the dual share class at S&P 500 companies so far this year, up from zero in 2012, according to proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services. Ending the special voting rights is usually impossible without support from the insiders... Read more
2d
Reuters
Investors use Viacom battle to campaign against special voting stockto collapse the dual share class at S&P 500 companies so far this year, up from
Investors use Viacom battle to campaign against special voting stock
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
to collapse the dual share class at S&P 500 companies so far this year, up from zero in 2012, according to proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services. Ending the special voting rights is usually impossible without support from the insiders... Read more
3d
Chicago Tribune
VW seeks to quell investor uprising over emissions damagesto investigate these matters internally and present their findings to sharehold
VW seeks to quell investor uprising over emissions damages
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
to investigate these matters internally and present their findings to shareholders in an impartial and transparent manner," Institutional Shareholder Services said in a report, assigning Volkswagen the advisory firm's lowest score for corporate... Read more
3d
Orlando Sentinel
VW seeks to quell investor uprising over emissions damagesto investigate these matters internally and present their findings to sharehold
VW seeks to quell investor uprising over emissions damages
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
to investigate these matters internally and present their findings to shareholders in an impartial and transparent manner," Institutional Shareholder Services said in a report, assigning Volkswagen the advisory firm's lowest score for corporate... Read more
3d
The Charleston State Journal
Williams stockholders approve merger with ETE despite pending legal challengesWilliams sent out a letter to its stockholders urging them to vote in favor of
Williams stockholders approve merger with ETE despite pending legal challenges
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Williams sent out a letter to its stockholders urging them to vote in favor of the merger, citing a recommendation from Institutional Shareholder Services, an independent proxy voting and corporate governance advisory firm. However, pending... Read more
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7d
Belfast Telegraph
LSE and Deutsche Borse 'fully committed' to merger plan despite Brexit voteeven further for our customers and will provide benefits for them as well as ou
LSE and Deutsche Borse 'fully committed' to merger plan despite Brexit vote
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
even further for our customers and will provide benefits for them as well as our shareholders and other stakeholders." The deal has received the blessing of two shareholder advisory groups, Institutional Shareholder Services and... Read more
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8d
Market Watch
Bed Bath & Beyond profit, margins declinethe company's executive compensation package. The vote is nonbinding. This yea
Bed Bath & Beyond profit, margins decline
Market Watch / Posted 8 days ago
the company's executive compensation package. The vote is nonbinding. This year, the company is again facing pressure from Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis & Co. along with New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, as... Read more
9d
Reuters
Shareholder adviser ISS backs LSE-Deutsche Boerse dealcircular fisheye lens during afternoon trading session in Frankfurt, Germany, F
Shareholder adviser ISS backs LSE-Deutsche Boerse deal
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
circular fisheye lens during afternoon trading session in Frankfurt, Germany, February 23, 2016. Shareholder advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommended shareholders of London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE.L) support the... Read more
9d
Market Watch
Deutsche Börse-LSE merger gets influential backingPLC has won backing from two influential shareholder-adviser services, even if
Deutsche Börse-LSE merger gets influential backing
Market Watch / Posted 9 days ago
PLC has won backing from two influential shareholder-adviser services, even if Britain votes to exit the European Union. Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. and Glass Lewis in recent days sent notices to LSE investors supporting the deal,... Read more
10d
Dallas Morning News
Six Flags CEO could earn millions from stock awards valued at zeroa performance award that really has no hope of being earned," said John Roe, a
Six Flags CEO could earn millions from stock awards valued at zero
Dallas Morning News / Posted 10 days ago
a performance award that really has no hope of being earned," said John Roe, a managing director at a unit of proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. Even if the award likely won't be earned, "that's not the same as it having a zero... Read more
11d
Business Wire
Support.com Issues Letter to Stockholdersthe ability of stockholders who, consistent with the recommendations of the two
Support.com Issues Letter to Stockholders
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
the ability of stockholders who, consistent with the recommendations of the two leading, independent proxy advisory firms, Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis), want to vote their shares for a combined... Read more
13d
KGW Channel 8 Portland
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
KENS 5 San Antonio
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
KTVB Boise
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
KTVB Boise / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
5KSDK St. Louis
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
KVUE-TV Austin
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
WCSH 6 Portland
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
WCNC Charlotte
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
WXIA-TV Atlanta
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
WTSP-TV Tampa
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
WHAS TV11 Louisville
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
11 News Houston
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
11 News Houston / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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13d
USA Today
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meetingnot in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/
Facebook's Zuckerberg likely to stand by Thiel at annual meeting
USA Today / Posted 13 days ago
not in the best interests of existing shareholders, except for founder and CEO/Chair Mark Zuckerberg," reads a report from Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). "As a result of the transaction, Zuckerberg will, in essence, be able to perpetuate... Read more
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15d
Brisbane Times
Netflix won't even pay lip service to investor democracy"withhold" votes as "for" votes. A withhold vote is the closest stockholders ca
Netflix won't even pay lip service to investor democracy
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
"withhold" votes as "for" votes. A withhold vote is the closest stockholders can get to writing "no way" on their ballots. Institutional Shareholder Services, which advises investment funds on corporate elections, gives Netflix its lowest score in... Read more
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15d
WA Today
Netflix won't even pay lip service to investor democracy"withhold" votes as "for" votes. A withhold vote is the closest stockholders ca
Netflix won't even pay lip service to investor democracy
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
"withhold" votes as "for" votes. A withhold vote is the closest stockholders can get to writing "no way" on their ballots. Institutional Shareholder Services, which advises investment funds on corporate elections, gives Netflix its lowest score in... Read more
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15d
Canberra Times
Netflix won't even pay lip service to investor democracy"withhold" votes as "for" votes. A withhold vote is the closest stockholders ca
Netflix won't even pay lip service to investor democracy
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
"withhold" votes as "for" votes. A withhold vote is the closest stockholders can get to writing "no way" on their ballots. Institutional Shareholder Services, which advises investment funds on corporate elections, gives Netflix its lowest score in... Read more
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15d
The Age
Netflix won't even pay lip service to investor democracy"withhold" votes as "for" votes. A withhold vote is the closest stockholders ca
Netflix won't even pay lip service to investor democracy
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
"withhold" votes as "for" votes. A withhold vote is the closest stockholders can get to writing "no way" on their ballots. Institutional Shareholder Services, which advises investment funds on corporate elections, gives Netflix its lowest score in... Read more
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15d
Sydney Morning Herald
Netflix won't even pay lip service to investor democracy"withhold" votes as "for" votes. A withhold vote is the closest stockholders ca
Netflix won't even pay lip service to investor democracy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
"withhold" votes as "for" votes. A withhold vote is the closest stockholders can get to writing "no way" on their ballots. Institutional Shareholder Services, which advises investment funds on corporate elections, gives Netflix its lowest score in... Read more
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16d
iol.co.za
Support grows for Old Mutual pay dealInstitutional Shareholder Services said: “The quantum of the CEO's award ... ra
Support grows for Old Mutual pay deal
iol.co.za / Posted 16 days ago
Institutional Shareholder Services said: “The quantum of the CEO's award ... raises particular concerns.” But ISS also said the remuneration policy was “well-aligned to the company's strategic plans, which it expects will deliver significant value to... Read more
19d
The Register NorthJersey.com
N.J. firms get an earful on say on payto voice dissatisfaction with executive pay packages, albeit after the fact, ar
N.J. firms get an earful on say on pay
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 19 days ago
to voice dissatisfaction with executive pay packages, albeit after the fact, are not pleased. Shareholder advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., or ISS, and Glass Lewis had advised clients to vote against Investors Bancorp's... Read more
19d
The Register NorthJersey.com
Shareholders sending message on say on payto voice dissatisfaction with executive pay packages, albeit after the fact, ar
Shareholders sending message on say on pay
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 19 days ago
to voice dissatisfaction with executive pay packages, albeit after the fact, are not pleased. Shareholder advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services Inc., or ISS, and Glass Lewis had advised clients to vote against Investors Bancorp's... Read more
23d
Swissinfo
Burger King Bro Strategy Shouldn’t Apply to Board, Investor Saysbest candidates, the company said in an April proxy filing in response to Pinto
Burger King Bro Strategy Shouldn’t Apply to Board, Investor Says
Swissinfo / Posted 23 days ago
best candidates, the company said in an April proxy filing in response to Pinto’s measure. Corporate-governance adviser Institutional Shareholder Services, which supports Pinto’s proposal, says 81 percent of Restaurant Brands’ peers have at... Read more
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23d
Fortune
Here’s Why T. Rowe Price Paid Clients $194 Millionwith a few others, to a firm named Broadgate, which then outsources the specifi
Here’s Why T. Rowe Price Paid Clients $194 Million
Fortune / Posted 23 days ago
with a few others, to a firm named Broadgate, which then outsources the specific voting function to the proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services. And in most cases, T. Rowe doesn’t even tell ISS how to vote its tens of thousands of... Read more
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25d
heraldscotland
Shareholder revolt over WPP chief's £70m pay package growsrise in full-year pre-tax profits to £1.49 billion. The firm has received supp
Shareholder revolt over WPP chief's £70m pay package grows
heraldscotland / Posted 25 days ago
rise in full-year pre-tax profits to £1.49 billion. The firm has received support from some quarters, with advisory group Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) backing his pay deal last month, saying shareholders should approve WPP's... Read more
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25d
The Star
UK pension fund group asks members to reject WPP chief’s payan advisory firm and LAPFF’s research partner, asked WPP shareholders last week
UK pension fund group asks members to reject WPP chief’s pay
The Star / Posted 25 days ago
an advisory firm and LAPFF’s research partner, asked WPP shareholders last week to oppose it. However, proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) asked shareholders last month to vote in favour of the remuneration report. A... Read more
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25d
Business Wire
Institutional Shareholder Services’ Voting Analytics with N-PX Data Added to Database on WRDSintelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide
Institutional Shareholder Services’ Voting Analytics with N-PX Data Added to Database on WRDS
Business Wire / Posted 25 days ago
intelligence tool for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the addition of Institutional Shareholder Services’ (ISS) N-PX Voting Analytics Data to the WRDS database. A part of the Wharton School of... Read more
25d
Belfast Telegraph
Shareholder revolt over WPP chief's £70m pay package growsrise in full-year pre-tax profits to £1.49 billion. The firm has received supp
Shareholder revolt over WPP chief's £70m pay package grows
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
rise in full-year pre-tax profits to £1.49 billion. The firm has received support from some quarters, with advisory group Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) backing his pay deal last month, saying shareholders should approve WPP's... Read more
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25d
heraldscotland
Week Ahead: Sainsbury's and takeover target Home Retail Group to update on recent tradingrise in full-year pre-tax profits to £1.49 billion. The group has received sup
Week Ahead: Sainsbury's and takeover target Home Retail Group to update on recent trading
heraldscotland / Posted 25 days ago
rise in full-year pre-tax profits to £1.49 billion. The group has received support from some quarters, with advisory group Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) backing his pay deal last month, saying shareholders should approve WPP's... Read more
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26d
The Columbian
Studies conflict on CEO pay— and sometimes significantly more or less,” said John Roe, executive director
Studies conflict on CEO pay
The Columbian / Posted 26 days ago
— and sometimes significantly more or less,” said John Roe, executive director of ISS Corporate Solutions, a subsidiary of Institutional Shareholder Services providing company research. The amount listed for Khosrowshahi, for example, is part of a... Read more
26d
The Age
InterOil wins support for Oil Search dealthe numbers are still very convincing on the transaction," said a source close
InterOil wins support for Oil Search deal
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
the numbers are still very convincing on the transaction," said a source close to the takeover. Influential proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services sided with the board and against Mr Mulacek arguing the absence of a better offer and... Read more
26d
Sydney Morning Herald
InterOil wins support for Oil Search dealthe numbers are still very convincing on the transaction," said a source close
InterOil wins support for Oil Search deal
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
the numbers are still very convincing on the transaction," said a source close to the takeover. Influential proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services sided with the board and against Mr Mulacek arguing the absence of a better offer and... Read more
28d
The Daily Record
How T. Rowe Price voted for the Dell buyout by accidentvoting instructions by mail, by telephone, or over the internet. With T. Rowe,
How T. Rowe Price voted for the Dell buyout by accident
The Daily Record / Posted 28 days ago
voting instructions by mail, by telephone, or over the internet. With T. Rowe, the process involved an additional party: Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”). To facilitate the submission of voting instructions in connection with... Read more
28d
Business Wire
Fifth Circuit Expedites Sessa’s Appeal of Lower Court Decision in Ashford Prime Proxy Contestnot be voted at the June 10, 2016 meeting. Instead, Sessa urges Ashford Prime s
Fifth Circuit Expedites Sessa’s Appeal of Lower Court Decision in Ashford Prime Proxy Contest
Business Wire / Posted 28 days ago
not be voted at the June 10, 2016 meeting. Instead, Sessa urges Ashford Prime stockholders to follow the recommendation of Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) and withhold their votes for all of Ashford Prime’s incumbent directors at the... Read more
28d
Belfast Telegraph
Sainsbury's and takeover target Home Retail Group to update on recent tradingrise in full-year pre-tax profits to £1.49 billion. The group has received sup
Sainsbury's and takeover target Home Retail Group to update on recent trading
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 28 days ago
rise in full-year pre-tax profits to £1.49 billion. The group has received support from some quarters, with advisory group Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) backing his pay deal last month, saying shareholders should approve WPP's... Read more
28d
FOX Business
Tribune Changes Name to Tronc; Board Re-Electedstarting Thursday after the shareholder meeting. Mr. Ferro had marshaled the s
Tribune Changes Name to Tronc; Board Re-Elected
FOX Business / Posted 28 days ago
starting Thursday after the shareholder meeting. Mr. Ferro had marshaled the support of three proxy-advisory firms, Institutional Shareholder Services, Glass, Lewis & Co. and Egan-Jones Rating, and big institutional investors often follow... Read more
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FOX Business
Tribune Changes Name to Tronc; Board Re-Electedstarting Thursday after the shareholder meeting. Mr. Ferro had marshaled the s
Tribune Changes Name to Tronc; Board Re-Elected
FOX Business / Posted 28 days ago
starting Thursday after the shareholder meeting. Mr. Ferro had marshaled the support of three proxy-advisory firms, Institutional Shareholder Services, Glass, Lewis & Co. and Egan-Jones Rating, and big institutional investors often follow... Read more
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28d
Crain's Detroit Business
Gannett considers backing away from Tribune bida so-called poison pill, have been supported by three independent proxy voting
Gannett considers backing away from Tribune bid
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 28 days ago
a so-called poison pill, have been supported by three independent proxy voting and corporate governance advisory firms: Institutional Shareholder Services Inc.; Glass, Lewis & Co.; and Egan-Jones. The matter has discredited the firms, said Erik... Read more
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29d
Crain's Chicago Business
Gannett leaning toward dropping bid to acquire Tribunea so-called poison pill, have been supported by three independent proxy voting
Gannett leaning toward dropping bid to acquire Tribune
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 29 days ago
a so-called poison pill, have been supported by three independent proxy voting and corporate governance advisory firms: Institutional Shareholder Services Inc.; Glass, Lewis & Co.; and Egan-Jones. Gannett has waged a hostile takeover battle for... Read more
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