Glass Lewis Announces Agreement with Alembeeks to Expand ESG Solutions Offering in Europe

Glass Lewis, a leading global provider of governance solutions, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Alembeeks, a corporate governance and technology company based in Spain, to provide global proxy voting and stewardship solutions to its clients.

Alembeeks participa en el panel sobre engagement climático de Spainsif

Alex Bardají, Director de Alembeeks, ponente en la mesa de especialistas del Encuentro ISR sobre Engagement Climático celebrado en el Instituto de Empresa y organizado por Spainsif.

Not so pacific

Forgetting the rest of stakeholders is the best way of abandoning shareholders and value creation in the long run.

Caixabank, Naturgy, Bankia, Iberdrola y Repsol: ganadores de los Alembeeks Awards 2018

Alembeeks Group, empresa española líder en asesoramiento al voto en juntas de accionistas (proxy advisor), anuncia la lista ganadora de compañías españolas en reconocimiento a su actividad de divulgación corporativa durante 2018.

Alembeeks participa en el encuentro de Forética sobre activismo accionarial

Paola Gutiérrez Velandía, Senior Advisor en el área de Governance & Stewarship de Alembeeks, participó el pasado 16 de julio de 2019 en el panel de expertos organizado por Forética junto a representantes de Cuatrecasas, Bankia, Aena y Leroy Merlin en el acto de presentación del informe "Más activos, más sostenibles: Una nueva era en el activismo accionarial".

Voting rights policy in Luxembourg: 5 key aspects to keep in mind

Investment fund managers in Luxembourg must develop a voting rights policy. Find here 5 key aspects your voting rights strategy must include.

COP24: el cambio climático se integra en la estrategia de las empresas

El calentamiento global es uno de los mayores riesgos al que se enfrentan las empresas, las economías y las sociedades, con implicaciones para la estrategia, la reputación y la resiliencia de las compañías. Revisaremos algunas de las principales iniciativas destinadas a guiar los esfuerzos de mitigación y adaptación al cambio climático.

Evento Spainsif: Prácticas de buen gobierno: engagement y voting

Como asesores de voto en España, participaremos en el evento sobre prácticas de buen gobierno e inversores institucionales. Hablaremos de engagement y voto. ¿Cómo pueden los inversores institucionales influir en las políticas de buen gobierno de las empresas? ¿Cuál es la importancia de las estrategias de inversión socialmente responsable al respecto? ¿Qué impacto tiene el aumento de la “inversión pasiva” en el buen gobierno de las compañías cotizadas?

M&A transactions and shareholders: Bristol-Myers case

Shareholders’ voting rights cannot be forgotten in M&A transactions. They are a key element for the achievement of the deals where quoted companies are involved. With this post, we want to highlight a current mismatch in price related to the uncertainty of the will and vote of shareholders involved in a recently announced M&A transaction.

7 takeaways from the Unilever U-Turn

Unilever major U-turn offers at least 7 takeaways for IR departments that can be applicable to other companies when thinking about voting major changes...

Shareholder activism and coffee

If you are having a break, sipping coffee, but you cannot stop thinking about shareholder activism, we give you a compelling reason to explain your case.

Dual class structure: are we aligned?

The dual class structure is one of the topics that is repeatedly commented due to the Facebook, Alphabet (Google) and other tech companies' exposure in the media. But they are not the only ones.

ESG Ratings – Another way to build up and show a portfolio

More and more asset managers are using ESG values to create universes where they can invest in a sustainable and financially efficient way. The inclusion of these factors has proven to be effective in mitigating risks derived from reputational aspects.

Alembeeks and Digital Transformation in Luxembourg

Alembeeks Group was among the leaders of the Digital Transformation in Financial Services at the ALFI’s Leading Edge Conference in Luxemburg that took place on 28 March 2018 in Luxembourg.

Ferrovial, Caixabank, Acciona, Bankinter and BBVA: the winners of the Alembeeks Awards 2017

Alembeeks Group, the leading Spanish proxy advisor, announces the winner list of Spanish quoted companies in the categories of governance, financial disclosure, non-financial disclosure, IR use of digital disclosure and proxy materials.

ICGN Paris Event 2017

The last conference of the ICGN (International Corporate Governance Network) was hold in Paris the 6th and 7th December 2017. It was hosted by Paris Europlace, the organisation responsible for promoting the Paris financial marketplace.

Integrated Reporting Conference in Barcelona

Mr. Jose Luis Morales, Senior Partner of Alembeeks ValueReporting, gave a lecture the 27th November in the Barcelona Auditors College (Col·legi de Censors Jurats de Comptes de Barcelona).

Oracle: Director’s independence and tenure

Oracle has announced it Shareholders Annual Meeting 2017 for November 15. Among the different proposals, the shareholders will have the opportunity ...

Note on Corporate Governance and Institutional Investors

Some months ago Observatorio de Divulgación Financiera (ODF), think tank linked to the Institut d’Estudis Financers (IEF) in Barcelona...

Why asset managers avoid shareholder engagement, so far

The substantial growth of assets managed by institutional investors during the last decades has also meant that this type of investors has become,...

Shareholder activism summer readings

Summertime is leaving some space to shareholder activism articles in influential newspapers.

Shareholders’ rights directive 2017/828

We have prepared a summary of this directive focused on the impact in institutional investors, asset managers and intermediaries.

Panelists in Barcelona reporting conference

We were invited to contribute as panelist in the conference on "How to communicate the true value of a company using financial and non-financial information" at ...

Alfi London Conference 2017

A representation of Alembeeks Group attended the 22nd and 23rd of May at the ALFI London 2017 conference held in Central Hall Westminster.

Five Tribes Of Institutional Investors

Since I started in the corporate governance advisory field to institutional investors, I have met fund managers, compliance officers and the many C-suites within asset management companies in Europe.

Why Corporate Governance Is Important For Economic Growth?

With this post, we would like to share what some of the biggest names in American business published in 2016.

Asset Managers And Active Ownership In Spain

The well-regarded magazine Fundspeople published Alex Bardaji’s opinion on the increasing activity of Spanish asset managers in relation to their active ownership.

Directors Remuneration

Glance at the 2 Remuneration Maps

What does your fund vote?

The article focuses on the lack of participation by some institutional investors in relation to voting in the Shareholders’ Meetings.

Activist investors and Corporate Governance

Activist Investors engagement has been constant over recent y

Nobel’s Compensation

The 2016 laureates of the Swedish National Bank’s Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel were Oliver Hart y Bengt Holmström

Buyback program? Give us a good reason

Buybacks or repurchase programs refer to when public traded companies buy their own shares from shareholders.

Adepa Global Services and Alembeeks Group announce strategic alliance

Adepa Global Services S.A. (AGS) and Alembeeks Group S.L. (Alembeeks) are pleased to announce the establishment of a strategic alliance

UK property funds suspended

In the last week more than 18 billion pounds ($23.26 billion) of retail investor cash has been frozen as funds run by M&G Investments, Standard Life Investments and Threadneedle Investments,

Brexit – Improve your controls

As global financial markets convulse in response to the stunning outcome of the U.K.'s referendum

Audit firm rotation. EU and US disagree.

In 2010, the European Commission released a public consultation, Green Paper on Audit Policy, and a year later the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board in the US also published a public consultation