Leverage governance research and analytics for idea generation and an informational edge. ISS helps hedge funds understand the corporate governance issues and risk factors within portfolio companies.

With 35 years of experience providing services to help hedge funds understand governance issues, uncover governance and reputational risk, and seamlessly vote their proxies globally, ISS is the preferred choice among long-short, event-driven, macro and market neutral hedge funds.

ISS delivers flexible solutions to enhance your analysis of portfolio companies and make voting and investment decisions in a manner that protects and creates shareholder value. ISS’ proven expertise and comprehensive research and data solutions can enhance your analysis of mergers, proxy contests, and the management teams and companies in your portfolio.


Unparalleled Experience

35 year history working with hedge funds

Superior Client Service

ISS’ client service teams act as an extension of your funds’ own talent, allowing you to optimize internal resources

Global Reach & Presence

In-depth global investment insight, through 25 global offices and an experienced research team that speaks nearly 55 languages. ISS brings unique perspective into the capital market, regulatory, and business structures in 115 developed and emerging markets

ISS Solutions for Hedge Funds

Special Situations Research

Comprehensive, independent research on high-profile M&As and other contests for corporate control.

  • Contentious Pipeline Reports
  • Research Notes
  • In-depth Analyses
  • Engagement with M&A Experts

Risk Monitoring & Extra-Financial Data

Support investment decision-making, risk monitoring and engagement within portfolio companies using global data & analytics.

Governance Advisory & Proxy Voting

Make informed, accurate decisions and meet your compliance needs with ISS governance advisory research & voting solutions.

ESG Risk Screening, Research & Analysis

ISS-ESG research, analysis and advisory solutions to align SRI policies and practices with shareholder interests.

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