City of London

5 December, 2018

‘Repeat offenders’ warned to heed shareholder revolts

It seems some companies are unwilling to learn the lessons of last year’s shareholder revolts. That, at least, is the view of the Investment Association (IA), a trade body for investment managers, w...
Kraft

1 Nov, 2017

Broaden evaluation of foreign investors’ intentions, urges EEF

Plans to widen the scope of UK takeover adjudications to consider more clearly the acquirer’s intentions fail to go far enough, according to manufacturing lobby group EEF. It also says the plans ...
Exxon Oil

4 Jul, 2017

Shareholder displeasure against S&P500 directors reaches high level

Displeasure among shareholders for company directors in the US has reached its highest level in seven years, according to research. ISS Corporate Solutions finds that 20% of shareholder votes have...
AstraZeneca

28 Apr, 2017

AstraZeneca shareholders signal concerns over pay

Pharmaceuticals giant AstraZeneca received a warning shot from shareholders when almost 40% voted against the company's annual remuneration report. The vote at