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Announcing ISS Governance QuickScore 2.0

Governance Matters. Know the Score.

Identify Corporate Governance Risk within Portfolio Companies

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ISS Policy Gateway

ISS Releases 2014 Policy Guidelines

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ISS News

ISS QuickScore 2.0

Know the Score: Search for a company's ISS Governance QuickScore, indicating potential governance risk

ISS Webinar: Incorporate Extra-Financial Data into Your Investment Research

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 (All day)

Learn how you can leverage ISS data solutions and extra-financial research to inform the investment process and integrate into your financial models or reporting systems.

ISS Asia-Pacific Webinar: Using Governance QuickScore 2.0 to Identify Risk

Thursday, April 10, 2014 (All day)

Learn how you can leverage governance data and analytical tools to complement qualitative research, engage with companies on governance issues, and advance compliance with global mandates.

Study: Engagement Between Corporations and Investors at All Time High

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.

2014 Preseason Report: Environmental & Social Issues

This report provides an overview of the key environmental and social (E&S) issues of interest to institutional investors heading into proxy season as well as continuing trends to watch.

Vestar Capital Partners to Acquire Institutional Shareholder Services from MSCI in $364 Million Transaction

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.

Listen to the ISS & Farient Webinar on Proxy Season 2014: The Power to Predict Pay

Monday, April 7, 2014 (All day)

Listen to the ISS & Farient Webinar on Proxy Season 2014: The Power to Predict Pay