LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Dec. 17, 2013 – Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for financial firms and corporate issuers globally, today announced that it has received the 2013 Global Custodian Award for Excellence in Proxy Voting. The award, made in recognition of Broadridge’s global proxy services business, was received in a year in which Broadridge continued to help drive improved corporate governance and transparency throughout the international proxy vote processing lifecycle.
“We are honored to be recognized for our global proxy voting achievements by Global Custodian,” said Patricia Rosch, President, Investor Communication Solutions International, Broadridge. “We continue to expand our proxy processing capabilities to support clients’ needs in the global markets, and to handle the increasing volumes of proxy materials through a fully-automated voting process. We have been particularly pleased this year with the extension of our end-to-end vote confirmation capabilities with built-in vote statuses and confirmations that offer greater vote transparency and accuracy in response to the increased market need to demonstrate sound corporate governance practices.”
Broadridge has provided its expertise in the voting of international securities since 1996. It offers a fully-automated, electronic product supporting straight-through processing from account collection and agenda distribution through vote processing in over 90 markets covered within client investment portfolios. Broadridge distributes electronic proxy agendas to both institutional and retail investors, and collects votes back through the same channel. Votes are tabulated and delivered to the local market in accordance with market practice.
Global Custodian, a leading magazine for international investment services, aims to recognize the innovative firms delivering real change to custodians, prime brokers, administrators and their end users. This year, the editors of Global Custodian added new award categories to recognize the technology, consultancy and law firms supporting the international securities services and alternative industries. The awards were based on market surveys and nominations from industry participants. The winners of each category were announced and honored at the 2013 Global Custodian Awards for Excellence Dinner held in November in New York City.
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) is the leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions for broker-dealers, banks, mutual funds and other corporations. Broadridge’s investor and customer communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure, allowing them to increase their focus on core business activities. With over 50 years of experience, Broadridge's infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 90% of public companies and mutual funds in North America and processes on average $5 trillion in equity and fixed income trades per day. Broadridge employs approximately 10,000 associates in 16 countries.
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