Hong Kong Stock Exchange, HKEX

28 February, 2018

Hong Kong Stock Exchange proposes allowing dual class shares

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange has proposed allowing IPOs with "weighted voting rights", including dual class shares, in a package to reform corporate governance for the territory. The move is widely...
Snap, Snapchat, non-voting shares

3 November, 2017

MSCI extends investigation of non-voting shares

MSCI, the research house and equity index provider, is to broaden its investigation of non-voting shares. The indexer launched a consultation on unequal voting rights in June this year following Sn...

1 August, 2017

S&P bars companies from indices over voting rights concern

Companies with multiple share class structures will be barred from inclusion in major stock indices, over concern that they treat shareholders "unequally". The US-based S&P Composite 1500 and i...
trading screen, shares, stocks, equities, institutional investors

20 June, 2017

Index firm reviews membership role of non-voting shares

Indexing company FTSE Russell is considering whether a change to its admission rules is necessary to recognise companies issuing non-voting shares.
Snapchat, differential share ownership, IPO

30 March, 2017

Why one share, one vote is the best long-term investment option

The protection and enhancement of minority shareholder rights has been a long-standing focus of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN). As such, ICGN has long advocated a preference for...