Introducing EQ + AST

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We are the U.S. Shareholder Services division of the global Equiniti business and are an industry leading provider of ownership data management, analytics and advisory services to public and private companies as well as mutual funds.

Every day, we help our clients meet the evolving needs of their customers, employees and other stakeholders by leveraging key ownership intelligence data and our deep industry expertise. We help streamline operations, increase efficiencies and remove operational obstacles so that our clients can focus on moving their companies forward–in communications, in strategic planning and in growth.


Strength In Numbers

63 m






35 %

of the S&P 5002

We are trusted advisors for critical events across all stages of a client’s corporate lifecycle. When partnering with us, you can expect to be met with the highest level of overall client and shareholder service satisfaction no matter which stage of the corporate lifecycle. We offer the advisory and operations expertise to address all of your needs, from flawless transfer agent and proxy services to IPO and ownership advisory services.


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  • Capitalization table management
  • Stock-based compensation services
  • Corporate trust services

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  • Pre-IPO preparation
  • IPO execution
  • IPO closing
  • Stock-based compensation services
  • Data migration
  • SPACs

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  • Transfer agency
  • Stock-based compensation services
  • Shareholder and Bondholder Identification
  • Annual and special meetings
  • Corporate action processing
  • Regulatory and tax reporting
  • De-SPACs

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  • Claims administration
  • Post-Bankruptcy Reemergence (Transfer Agency)
  • Custodian and paying agent

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Leading Industry Positions

in IPOs by market share*1

Mutual Fund Proxy4

Information Agent (D.F. King)2

Most likely for clients to recommend and renew3

Overall client satisfaction and value3

#2 Transfer Agent by Market Share2

Innovative Platforms

Together, we offer an expanded portfolio of innovative products and platforms that provide you and your shareholders with the industry’s best tools and resources.

  • Cap Table Management
  • Ownership Intelligence Platform
  • Corporate and Mutual Fund Proxy
  • Campaign Platform
  • Lost Asset Recovery

What We Stand For

We embed principles of responsible business through our focus on collaborative partnerships, responsibility and sustainability. We believe that we must not only be fair but also equitable to our people and our partners so that they have the tools they need to succeed. And we believe that an inclusive culture, where people of all backgrounds and identities are brought together, is fundamental to our workplace.

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Talk to our team to find out more about our full range of services to help your business thrive.

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1 S-1 filings with the SEC; * Excluding SPACs  |  2 Audit Analytics, December 2021  |  3 Group 5 Investor Communication and Engagement Benchmarking Study, 2021  |  4 SEC EDGAR filings