Shareholders Monthly archive

Apr 26, 2019
Vanguard handing proxy voting powers to external managers
Vanguard has announced that its externally managed funds will grant full proxy voting privileges to those outside managers, with the transitions expected to be complete by the end of the year. ‘We believe proxy voting is a great way to integrate investment stewardship responsibilities into investment management practices,’ Vanguard chair and CEO...
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Apr 24, 2019
Proxy season said to feature long-term focus
Companies wanting to know what to expect this proxy season should take note of the long-term-focused messages coming from some of the world’s largest investors, according to the latest ProxyPulse report from Broadridge and PwC. Citing BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s 2019 annual letter to portfolio company CEOs and State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) president and CEO Cyrus Taraporevala’s 2019 letter to portfolio company boards, the ProxyPulse report notes that inve...
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