Proxy Solicitation

Monday, March 11, 2019

How do you know if your company needs it?

Learn more about the growing importance of proxy solicitation firms and what they do.

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Do you know:

  • The difference between proxy solicitors and proxy advisors?
  • Why inside votes are often the most difficult to get?
  • Why certain shareholders can't be contacted by issuers?
  • Where proxy solicitors get their information?
  • What issuers can do to help anticipate activist challenges?

Having a proxy solicitor on board shows you are serious about corporate governance and knowing your shareholder base. They are valuable members of an issuer's team.

— Ben Backberg, Associate Corporate Secretary, General Mills, Inc.