EQ is set to display its market leading equity compensation software and service at the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP) conference in New Orleans, Sept. 16-19, 2019. The service offering extends Equiniti's global employee plan solutions in the North American market, bolstering the already strong Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) and Transfer Agent products.
The service has been rolled out to EQ clients previously and “will be a game changer in the market,” says industry veteran Jim Wulforst, who is spearheading North American efforts. A collaboration with Global Shares enables EQ to add the administration of Stock Options, Performance Shares, Restricted Shares and various other plans to its employee plan offerings.
“The addition of Equity Compensation Services has been well received by our clients and by the industry. We anticipate significant growth in the market as our global clients realize the benefits of combining innovative technology with the excellent shareholder service they already value," says Todd May, CEO of EQ.
Equiniti Group manages employee plans for 1.2 million employees globally including Share Incentive Plans, Save as You Earn plans and Employee Stock Purchase Plans, managing assets of nearly $3.8 billion. The EQ team has an average of more than 30 years of experience and delivers market leading administration, management and service to major global brands.
This year EQ’s focus on growth and innovation has seen the launch of new products, including EQ Proxy and Equity Compensation Services, the appointment of a dozen strategic and senior hires and a significant investment in the development of new customer-centric technology.
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Kristin Baker, Director, Demand Generation
Notes to Editor:
EQ provides shareholder services to many of America’s leading companies, helping them with record keeping, dividend payments, plan administration, communications and corporate actions.
We are the part of Equiniti Group, listed on the London Stock Exchange, a global provider of financial solutions which helps businesses operate more effectively and connects people with their financial future. Our global team is over 5,000 strong and comprises of 750 specialists in the delivery of transfer agent services and over a thousand technology professionals. Together, we are responsible for delivering services to some of the world’s most well recognized brands and 29 million of their customers.