Investor services is our largest business line – we work with public companies, including many of the world's largest, to track and deliver their shareholders’ entitlements. Services range from keeping the definitive record of legal ownership of securities to paying dividends to shareholders on our clients’ behalf; from administering meetings and tabulating voting (whether directly or by proxy) to advising on and executing capital raisings; and from capital reorganisations to merger and acquisition transactions. We also offer software solutions to support company secretaries in their governance of complex group structures.
Our equity compensation plan administration business supports our clients in managing their employee share plans and other equity compensation programs.
For more than 75 years, our Georgeson proxy solicitation business has assisted companies in communicating with and gaining shareholder response in relation to issues being considered at shareholder meetings, corporate restructuring and merger transactions, as well as capital raisings.
Our communications services business provides tailored and individually customised outbound and inbound communications solutions across a range of business needs, with particular expertise in communications between public companies and their shareholders.