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 40 countries, including many of the world’s largest multinational corporations. In addition to listed and private companies, its clients include 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
Annual (AGM) and Special (EGM) shareholder meetings
Consent Solicitations
Cross-Border and Depositary Receipt campaign
SPAC campaigns
Private and memberships organization campaigns
Strategic Stock Surveillance
Shareholder and bondholder ownership analysis and profile
Investor Profiling
Activist Watch
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
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
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
Analysis and preparation
Distribution of proxy material
The solicitation campaign
Telephone call centers
Tabulation
Reporting

Latest News

10 Dec 2019 • CommSec

CommSec insights on the 2019 Australian AGM Season

Maria Leftakis speaks with CommSec's Tom Piotrowski about the 2019 Australian AGM season...
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09 Dec 2019 • Corporate Secretary

What to look out for during 2020 proxy season

What to watch for around the world...
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09 Dec 2019 • Australian Financial Review

The proxy whisperer behind AGM season

Maria Leftakis is the board whisperer boards call on during AGM season to fight off the proxy firms and secure the votes they need.....
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02 Dec 2019 • The Sydney Morning Herald

Antony Catalano to push for Prime board seat if Seven deal falls over

The regional broadcaster has engaged advisory firm Morrow Sodali to help drum up support from shareholders ahead of the December 19 vote...
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11 Dec 2019

Webinar: What's ahead for corporate governance in 2020? (replay)

Listen to the replay of The Conference Board's Governance Series webinar from December 2, 2019. ...
27 Nov 2019

SEC Proposed Proxy Rule Amendments

In Morrow Sodali’s latest Proxy Update, we review the Securities and Exchange Commission’s proposed amendments to its proxy rules....