New York, NY; April 10, 2014 – A new study finds that the level of engagement between investors and publicly traded U.S. corporations is at an all time high. Both investors and corporate officials surveyed believe the increased level of engagement is successful.
Rockville, MD and New York, NY; March 18, 2014 – Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (“ISS”), a leading provider of corporate governance solutions to the global financial community, today announced its parent company, MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), had entered into a definitive agreement with Vestar Capital Partners (“Vestar“), pursuant to which Vestar has agreed to acquire ISS for $364 million. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter, subject to customary closing conditions.
Building on the industry's most comprehensive database on securities class action litigation, ISS' Securities Class Action Services "Top 100 Settlements Semi-Annual Report" identifies the largest securities class action settlements filed after the passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, ranked by the total value of the settlement fund.
Rockville, MD; March 6, 2014 – Seven of the 25 largest class action settlements since passage of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 were approved in 2013, according to a new report released today by the Securities Class Action Services unit of Institutional Shareholder Services Inc.