Proxy Advisors

Proxy Advisors

By
David F. Larcker, Brian Tayan
CGRI Research Spotlight Series. Corporate Governance Research Initiative, August
2017

This Research Spotlight provides a summary of the academic literature on the role of proxy advisors in the proxy voting process:

This Research Spotlight expands upon issues introduced in the Quick Guide “Investors and Activism”.

  • The influence of proxy advisors on director elections.
  • The influence of proxy advisors on say on pay.
  • The influence of proxy advisors on proxy contests.
  • The influence of proxy advisors on compensation design.