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EQ U.S. Launches Corporate Actions Online Portal

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

EQ Elect provides comprehensive private merger and acquisition management and fulfillment

EQ U.S., part of Equiniti Group plc and a leading provider of transfer agent and shareholder services, announced today the launch of EQ Elect, its merger and acquisition online platform. EQ Elect creates a streamlined, paperless process for shareholders to easily opt into the deal, complete documentation and receive payment quickly in the method of their choosing in more than 90 types of currencies.

Conversely, corporate clients have easy access to informative dashboards, allowing stakeholders to monitor shareholder status and payment activity, including method, date and amount.

EQ Elect is the latest in EQ U.S.’s continued commitment to growth, having invested $90 million in technology, infrastructure and product development since 2018.

“EQ Elect allows our clients to have visibility into the status of the M&A process and is faster than the conventional mail-in method, so shareholders are paid quickly,” said Todd May, CEO, EQ U.S. “It simplifies the entire transaction for everyone involved; we are privileged to be a part of delivering a quality experience.”

For more information:

EQ U.S.

Anne St. Martin, Chief Product Officer
Tel:
 651-212-0952
Email:
 anne.stmartin@equiniti.com

Notes to the editor:

About EQ U.S.

EQ U.S. provides transfer agent, equity compensation and proxy solicitation services that help companies reduce risk, realize efficiencies and improve shareholder experiences. We’ve been helping the world’s leading brands raise capital, incentivize employees and service shareholders while staying compliant since 1929.

In the U.S., we are responsible for 5 million shareholders, and together with Equiniti Group plc, we support nearly 23 million shareholders worldwide, issuing more than $300 billion in payments each year across the globe. EQ U.S.’s purpose is to care for every customer and simplify each and every transaction, delivering the highest levels of service through an effortless and enjoyable experience.

EQ U.S. is a part of Equiniti Group plc, listed on the London Stock Exchange, delivering payments, administration and technology services to organizations globally.

About Equiniti Group plc

Equiniti Group plc, an international technology-led services and payments specialist, provides non-discretionary payment and administration services to some of the world’s best-known brands and U.K.’s largest public-sector organizations.

It is the U.K.’s leading provider of share registration, employee share plans, and associated investor services, and has market leading positions in pension administration and software, and employee benefit schemes.

Equiniti’s services, which are delivered by over 5,000 employees, benefit 36 million people in the U.K. and 120 countries around the world.