Activist hedge fund assets have grown at a rapid pace, likely driven by the attractive return profile.
December 22, 2014 | 12:01 am
A majority of shareholders approved Microsoft Corp.’s executive pay package for CEO Satya Nadella and four other top executives.
December 03, 2014 | 04:06 pm
Alignment of Interests Association, Austin, Texas, on Tuesday released the latest version of its hedge fund best practices manifesto, including guidelines designed to better align the interests of...
December 02, 2014 | 10:00 am
A shareholder proposal filed Tuesday calls for Exxon Mobil Corp. to return capital to shareholders to protect investor value from potential risk of stranded fossil-fuel assets from climate change...
November 25, 2014 | 02:26 pm
Eighty percent of pension funds in the U.K. screen money managers for stewardship activity — that is, the active monitoring of and engagement with companies, as well as exercising their voting...
November 24, 2014 | 03:58 pm
CalPERS voted on 10,937 resolutions (10,895 management and 42 shareowner), supporting 85% of management and 64% of shareowner proposals in the quarter. Those figures were little changed from the...
November 11, 2014 | 03:08 pm
Tony Vecchio joined Okapi Partners as managing director, spokesman Zach Kouwe said.
November 07, 2014 | 03:38 pm
New York City Retirement Systems filed proxy access proposals with 75 companies, the largest such initiative to give shareholders a greater voice in nominating members of corporate boards of...
November 06, 2014 | 04:16 pm
Oracle Corp. shareholders Wednesday rejected a proposal co-sponsored by CalSTRS calling for proxy access.
November 06, 2014 | 03:36 pm
New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Santa Fe, is searching for a firm to perform an internal audit.
October 29, 2014 | 03:46 pm
Institutional Shareholder Services introduced an enhanced version of its global corporate governance scoring analytics for asset owners and other institutional investors, expanding by almost 10% the...
October 29, 2014 | 03:18 pm
It is time for the Securities and Exchange Commission to propose proxy access again.
October 27, 2014
Simon Property Group Inc., seeking to avoid investor litigation, earlier this year eliminated a $120 million stock award to David Simon, chairman and CEO, in favor of a performance-based bonus.
October 23, 2014 | 03:25 pm
Stephanie Neely, Chicago city treasurer, announced Monday she will not run for re-election in early 2015.
October 20, 2014 | 05:24 pm
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. acquired Incentive Lab LLC, an executive compensation data and analytics firm, the two companies announced Thursday in a joint statement.