Our trend report looks at the most recent changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code, the Listing Rules and legislation that are relevant to the 2016 annual general meetings (AGMs) of companies in the FTSE 350. It also considers developments in institutional investor guidance and emerging best practice at AGMs.
This Market Tracker Trend Report provides an insight into the dynamics and trends of ECM activity in the UK for the period Q1 2015 to Q4 2015 (Review Period) and what can be expected in 2016.
Our trend report analyses the latest market practice and trends emerging from the 2015 season of annual general meetings (AGMs). Lexis®PSL Corporate reviewed the annual reports and AGM notices of 251 FTSE 350 companies, looking at the narrative reporting disclosures they made and the resolutions they proposed. We also looked at the voting results at their AGMs, particularly monitoring any significant votes against resolutions. The report features expert commentary from Peter Swabey, Policy & Research Director at the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) and James Herbert, Legal Director at Eight Roads (the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International).
Market Tracker’s latest trend report, Trends in UK public M& A deals in H1 2015, provides in-depth analysis of the 46 firm and possible offer announcements made for companies subject to the Takeover Code in H1 2015. It includes insight into public M&A trends and what we might expect to see in the second half of 2015. Topics covered include transaction structure, forms of consideration, foreign bidder activity, formal sale processes and offer-related arrangements
This report takes a look at the latest mid-year statistics and gives an update on how FTSE 350 companies are progressing with improving gender diversity on their boards. It includes expert commentary from Christopher Owen, Partner at Penningtons Manches LLP.
This report aims to provide an insight into recent trends in rights issues in the UK. LexisNexis Market Tracker has conducted research to examine current market trends in respect of UK rights issues. This trend report provides a comparative review of deal activity in 2014, taking a detailed look at the reasons behind rights issues and their… Read More…
This Market Tracker Trend Report looks at the key issues to be considered at the annual general meeting in 2015. Hot topics include directors’ remuneration, new Listing Rules on controlling shareholders, recent changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code and new rules on mandatory auditor rotation.
This report includes in-depth analysis of the 85 firm and possible offer announcements made for companies subject to the Takeover Code in 2014, providing insight into public M&A trends in 2014 and what we might expect to see in 2015. Topics covered include transaction structure, forms of consideration, foreign bidder activity, formal sale processes, offer-related… Read More…
This Market Tracker Trend Report provides an insight into the dynamics and trends of Equity Capital Markets (ECM) activity in the UK for the period Q4 2013 to Q3 2014 (Review Period) and what can be expected in the 6 months ahead.
This Market Tracker Trend Report analyses the latest market practice and emerging trends coming out of the 2014 AGM season. It provides an in-depth analysis of the topical corporate governance disclosures being made in the annual reports, and the resolutions being proposed in the AGM notices, of FTSE 350 companies. Lexis®PSL Corporate has also identified the emerging trends in shareholder voting at the AGMs of those companies.