Broadridge and IiAS Announce Alliance for Sales and Distribution of Proxy Research and Vote Recommendations for Listed Companies in India

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) and Institutional Investor Advisory Services India Limited (IiAS) today jointly announced an alliance for the sale and distribution of IiAS proxy research and vote recommendations for listed Indian companies through Broadridge's ProxyEdge® voting platform.
  • (1888PressRelease) February 03, 2012 - As a result of this alliance, Broadridge's clients will be able to access advice on governance practices of listed Indian companies. In the current risk-averse markets, investors require such analysis, and the partnership with IiAS gives ProxyEdge users research and data they can act upon. Subscribers will also benefit from the wider coverage that IIAS provides.

    Mr. V. Laxmikanth, Managing Director, Broadridge Financial Solutions, India commented, "Broadridge is a leader in the area of investor communications and is bringing the benefits of e-communication and voting to all participants in the world's financial markets. Our Alliance with IiAS to offer their vote research and recommendations for listed Indian securities enhances our offering to our institutional clients globally. We are very excited about this relationship."

    "Broadridge provides IiAS with an exciting opportunity to expand access of its voting recommendations beyond its domestic institutional investor base through a recognized industry leader," said Amit Tandon, Managing Director, IiAS. "We look forward to working with Broadridge to better serve the needs of investors."

    Broadridge has partnered with a number of research providers across the globe and carries their vote recommendations on ProxyEdge, its electronic voting tool for institutional investors. The alliance with IiAS further extends Broadridge's commitment to provide solutions in the Indian market. Broadridge is also looking forward to offering its e-voting solution to retail investors in India.

    About Broadridge
    Broadridge is a technology services company focused on global capital markets. Broadridge is the market leader enabling secure and accurate processing of information for communications and securities transactions among issuers, investors and financial intermediaries. Broadridge builds the infrastructure that underpins proxy services for over 90% of public companies and mutual funds in North America; processes more than $4 trillion in fixed income and equity trades per day; and saves companies billions annually through its technology solutions.

    About IiAS
    IiAS is an advisory firm dedicated to providing participants in the Indian market with independent opinions, research and data on corporate governance issues. The firm helps investors make value-creating decisions, and the translation of these decisions into portfolio performance. IiAS works with investors, companies and regulators and help shape the debate on issues facing the industry in implementing effective corporate governance practices and in the creation of transparent markets in India. Institutions including BSE, HDFC group, ICICI group, Axis Bank and the Tata's hold equity in IiAS.

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