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ECGS incorporates Spanish proxy advisor to the partnership, CORPORANCE

May 14, 2017

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The international network of local independent proxy advisors, Expert Corporate Governance Service (ECGS) has complemented its footprint in Europe by entering into a partnership agreement with Spain´s CORPORANCE Asesores de Voto (CORPORANCE), the first local proxy advisor and provider of advisory services to Spanish institutional investors. It will also cover the Portuguese market. With this agreement […]

Telecom Italia 2013 EGM: the unusual proxy fight (not) to gain the control

December 12, 2013

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Introduction On December 20th, the shareholders of the main Italian telecommunication company, Telecom Italia, will be called to vote on the removal of all Board members. The meeting has been called upon the request of the relevant shareholder Findim SA (5%), an investment vehicle created by Mr. Marco Fossati, who strongly contests the clear conflicts […]

Frontis Governance published the 2013 study on remuneration in Italian listed companies: Pay on Performance?

September 24, 2013

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During the last few years, also thanks to the financial crisis, the executives’ remuneration at listed companies has become a critical issue in the dialogue between issuers and shareholders, who often contested the gap between the top managers’ compensation and the value created. The Frontis Governance’s report analyses in deepest details all the remuneration components […]

Intesa Sanpaolo’s Board election: some funds question the independence of the “minority” slate

April 2, 2013

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On April 22nd, the Intesa Sanpaolo’s AGM will elect the members of the Supervisory Board through the slates of nominees’ mechanism (“voto di lista”). As per the voto di lista, mandatory for all Italian listed companies since 2007, shareholders will vote on slates of nominees submitted by other shareholders, holding at least a threshold of […]

Frontis Governance’s analysis available on smarthpone and tablet: the first “app” that supports small shareholders’ rights

March 22, 2013

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For the very first time, Italian retail investors can have access to proxy advisory services Retail shareholders are the weakest link of the share ownership chain: relatively higher individual costs, lower responsiveness to market volatility, informative asymmetries and difficult access to professional services are some of the characteristics that make private investors more exposed to […]

The renewal season at Italian large banks goes on, but some big players are (still) missing

October 24, 2012

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The Italian banking system has been living a season of deep renewal started on autumn 2011 and continued with the last EGMs of Banca MPS and Intesa Sanpaolo on October 9th and 29th respectively. The co-operative banks were the most affected, in particular Banco Popolare and Banca Popolare di Milano (BPM), that followed completely different […]

Impregilo’s meeting (hopefully) marked a turning point for the Italian market

July 23, 2012

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The Impregilo’s shareholders meeting was requested by Salini, one of the two main shareholders with almost 30% and main competitor of the company, asking for the removal of the entire Board of Directors. The meeting was originally called on July 12th, but the other major shareholder (Gavio Group), who also holds almost 30%, proposed at […]