Kingsdale Shareholder Services

Kingsdale Shareholder Services

May 27, 2015 08:00 ET

Kingsdale Shareholder Services Joins ISS Corporate Solutions Strategic Partnership Network

Partnership Further Establishes Kingsdale as the Preeminent North American Governance and Strategic Shareholder Advisory Firm

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 27, 2015) - Kingsdale Shareholder Services today announced a strategic partnership agreement with ISS Corporate Solutions ("ICS"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS"). Under the terms of the Partnership, clients of Kingsdale in the United States will be able to leverage ICS executive compensation analytics and custom advisory services, redefining the caliber of service offered in the proxy solicitation and strategic shareholder advisory services space.

"Partnering with ISS Corporate Solutions further establishes Kingsdale as the preeminent governance and strategic shareholder advisor in North America," said Wes Hall, CEO and Founder of Kingsdale. "For our clients this strategic partnership will further raise the bar on the governance and strategic intelligence we bring to bear on their campaigns, setting a new standard of excellence in North America."

"We are pleased to add Kingsdale as a partner in the United States" said Mark Brockway, Managing Director of ISS Corporate Solutions. "Corporate issuers served by Kingsdale will now be able to utilize our Compass application for equity plan design, ExecComp Analytics functionality for benchmarking pay and performance alignment, and related compensation and governance advisory services."

Today's announcement will futher complement the services that have defined Kingsdale as the market leader and strategic advisor of choice, including comprehensive governance advisory and proxy analytics services, voting analytics, and strategic communications.

About Kingsdale Shareholder Services:

Since 2003, public companies across North America have looked to the expertise of Kingsdale Shareholder Services to help them reach out to shareholders to secure votes for annual meeting agenda items and transactions. Kingsdale has been engaged by more issuers and in more proxy contests than all other advisors in Canada combined and acted on the majority of M&A transactions each year. As the preeminent shareholder services firm, Kingsdale offers an array of specialized services including: strategic and defensive advisory, proxy solicitation, governance advisory and proxy analytics, information agent, depositary, communications, voting analytics, shareholder identification, asset reclamation, and stakeholder surveys.

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