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Morrow Sodali is a leading provider of strategic advice and shareholder services to corporate clients around the world.

The firm provides corporate boards and executives with strategic advice and services relating to corporate governance, shareholder and bondholder communication and engagement, capital markets intelligence, proxy solicitation, shareholder activism and mergers and acquisitions.

From headquarters in New York and London, and offices and partners in major capital markets, Morrow Sodali serves more than 700 corporate clients in 80+ countries, including many of the world’s largest multinational corporations. In addition to listed and private companies, its clients include financial institutions, mutual funds, ETFs, stock exchanges and membership associations.

Our Services

Our expertise and global perspective help companies anticipate and respond to issues that are of concern to investors in their capacity as fiduciaries and long-term owners.

Strategic advice on corporate governance, board issues, compensation, sustainability and shareholder activism
Ownership profile and analysis of shareholder expectations
Comprehensive review and preparation for the annual meeting
Vote projections and updates on shareholder voting policies
Document review and recommendations
Outreach and engagement with key investors and proxy advisory firms
Presentations to the board and management on relevant trends in governance, sustainability, shareholder rights and activism
ESG & Sustainability disclosure review
Investor profiling and Voting trends
ESG Investor engagement
Board Training & Coaching
ESG Survey services
ESG Monitoring
Contested M&A
Information Agent – Tender & Exchange Offers – Equity & Debt
SPACs – Advisory and Solicitation Services
Mergers, Acquisitions and Reorganizations, Domestic and Cross-border
Notice of Class Action Mailing
Strategic Stock Surveillance
Shareholder and bondholder ownership analysis and profile
Investor Profiling
Activist Watch
Shareholder Profile Analysis
Engagement with Proxy Advisors
Engagement with Institutional and Retail Shareholders
Message Content and Communications
Vote Solicitation and Tabulation
Governance Advisory and Strategic Stock Surveillance
Annual (AGM) and Special (EGM) shareholder meetings
Consent Solicitations
Cross-Border and Depositary Receipt campaign
SPAC campaigns
Private and memberships organization campaigns
IPO Services
Telephone solicitation campaigns
Retail shareholder outreach programs
Post-merger clean-up and asset reunification programs
Odd-lot buyback situations
Vote tabulation services
Inspector of Election services
Expert witness testimony services
Board evaluation
Self-evaluation methodology & tools
Development of Board Skills Matrix
ESG consultation
Coaching for proxy advisor and shareholder engagement
Corporate governance workshops & training
Bondholder Identification
Debt restructurings and liability management
ESG integration and “Green Bonds”
BondWatch – Real-time Reporting System
SPAC Proxy Solicitation for Business Combinations and Extension Meetings
SPAC Exchange Listing Advisory
SPAC Shareholder Identification
SPAC Information Agent

Our Mission

Morrow Sodali’s mission is to bring together all the expertise, information, technology and resources companies need to engage effectively with shareholders and maximize support for their business initiatives.

Our goal is to establish a strategic partnership with each of our clients by offering timely and insightful advice, high quality service and customized solutions to their governance and ownership challenges.

Latest Insights

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20 Dec 2021

PROXY UPDATE: ISS– POLICY UPDATES FOR 2022

ISS released its policy guideline changes for 2022....
14 Dec 2021

Lighthouse, EMEA edition, December 2021

Corporate governance trends resulting from the 2021 European AGM season and COP26 takeaways for corporates and investors...

Latest News

10 Jan 2022 • L'Economia del Corriere della Sera

Institutional investors are more active and aligned: the latest voting trends from the 2021 European AGM season

Learn valuable insights from Morrow Sodali on the 2021 European AGM season....
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07 Jan 2022 • Financial Times

UK Spac market under scrutiny for safety-first approach

The Financial Times published a piece on the UK SPAC market’s safety-first approach,....
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23 Dec 2021 • Reuters

Analysis: How 2021 became the year of ESG investing

Reuters published an analysis on how 2021 became the year of ESG investing, looking into the growing trend of social activism within investing....
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17 Dec 2021 • europapress

Shareholder support for Ibex 35 boards of directors grows in 2021

Read one of the main conclusions highlighted by the Spanish press agency Europa Press on the latest Morrow Sodali's report on the 2021 European AGM Season....
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