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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 3, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Equilar is announcing the release of its new Shareholder Engagement Report, adding to the company's suite of corporate governance data solutions. The Shareholder Engagement Report provides real-time data for thousands of public companies within the Equilar BoardEdge platform. Each report highlights key company data including everything from newly elected directors to board policies to executive pay, updated as soon as this information becomes publicly available.
"When investors prepare for engagement meetings with board members and corporate governance professionals, they are often forced to rely on out-of-date reports or extensive manual efforts combing through filings and company websites," said David Chun, Founder and CEO of Equilar. "With a click of a button, the Shareholder Engagement Report highlights potential governance issues in advance of engagement meetings."
With the Shareholder Engagement Report, proxy voting teams, executives and board members can be sure they are focusing their discussions on the most pressing issues. Created to help investors, executives and boards stay on the same page regarding corporate matters affecting shareholders, the Shareholder Engagement Report also has a useful application for media professionals, particuarly corporate news and company beat reporters who need the latest data on a particular company in response to breaking news such as a merger or acquisition, turnover among executive or board management, or shareholder proposal results.
The main sections of the Shareholder Engagement Report are detailed below, showing the variety of data and information included.
For more information on the shareholder engagement trend, read Equilar's recent article.
About Equilar BoardEdgeTM
BoardEdge is a data platform including information on public company executives and board members that users can discover by name, age, gender, title, biography, executive and board experience, company name and financial data, and geographic location. The defining feature of BoardEdge is a social network-like connections map that shows how candidates are connected to other directors within the database. With the new Shareholder Engagement Report, subscribers have access to individual company reports highlighting key performance and governance data including everything from newly elected directors to board policies to executive pay.
Equilar is the #1 provider of corporate governance solutions, collecting data on executives and board members from thousands of public companies. Our cloud-based platforms organize this data into easily digestible formats, delivering compensation benchmarking, corporate governance and shareholder engagement tools with accuracy and integrity. These platforms bring together companies, shareholders and advisors to inform better business decisions and drive exceptional results. Founded in 2000, Equilar is the trusted data provider for more than 60% of the Fortune 500 and institutional investors with more than $13 trillion in assets, and is cited regularly by The New York Times, Bloomberg, Forbes, Associated Press, CNN Money, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal and other leading media outlets.
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