Glass Lewis’ Proxy PaperTM research service features case-by-case, independent analysis of all the proposals contained in tens of thousands of meetings held each year across 100+ markets worldwide. This expert analysis is available via Glass Lewis’ customizable research-delivery platform or as part of a comprehensive, custom vote-agency solution.
Glass Lewis provides investors with insightful and informative analysis of increasingly complex proxy voting issues, including:
Mergers & Acquisitions
The Glass Lewis Research Group includes former investment bankers and lawyers with experience in executing billions of dollars worth of mergers and acquisitions.
Boards of Directors
By examining the independence, expertise and actions of the board, Glass Lewis ensures directors have acted in a manner that protects and grows shareholder value.
Pay for Performance
Glass Lewis uses a proprietary pay-for-performance model that evaluates compensation of the top five executives at all U.S. and Australian companies and benchmarks that compensation against the compensation of the top five officers at peer companies.
Say on Pay
Glass Lewis applies a highly nuanced approach to analyzing advisory votes on executive compensation. Glass Lewis takes pride in reviewing each advisory vote on a case-by-case basis, with the belief that each company must be examined in the context of industry, size, financial condition, its historic pay-for-performance practices, and any other mitigating external or internal factors. Say-on-Pay FAQs →
When rendering advice on audit committee members and the appointment of auditors, Glass Lewis pays careful attention to the transparency and history of financial statements.
A dedicated ESG Research Group provides Glass Lewis with nuanced analysis of shareholder proposals – a valuable resource available year round, not just during proxy season.
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