Supporting Our Clients: Selecting a Shareholder Identification Firm for Foreign Issuers

For most DR issuers, identifying its shareholders is the starting point for a successful investor relations program. To accomplish this, it is necessary to retain a specialized firm, which can be a difficult decision for issuers faced with unfamiliar and possibly conflicting information. BNY Mellon has frequent interaction with leading shareholder identification firms, and as such, can provide meaningful guidance on selecting a provider. This educational document highlights 10 things to consider when choosing a shareholder identification firm.

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