Corporate Governance & Proxy Advisory Consulting

FTI’s Corporate Governance and Proxy Advisory Services team uses first-hand knowledge and experience of the major proxy advisors’ decision making process to create strategies to achieve optimal outcomes in governance matters and high-stakes engagements with shareholders.

  • Independent review of current governance and executive compensation polices to identify potential vulnerabilities prior to an activist campaign
  • Proactively make improvements to current vulnerabilities, thus reducing the impact of any potential activist campaign
  • Develop tailored presentation materials, as well as supporting documents, suitable for public disclosure in an efficient manner
  • Shape messaging around key areas and metrics that Proxy Advisors use in their decision-making process, to maximize the likelihood of a favorable recommendation
  • Assist management, board and counsel in understanding Proxy Advisor’s framework and processes, precedents and the personalities of key decision makers
  • Thoroughly prepare company representatives to meet with Proxy Advisors, including coaching on Proxy Advisors’ likely areas of focus and questions