There is a growing recognition by asset owners that companies with active, informed shareholders are more likely to create value than those without, Hermes Equity Ownership Services believes.
However, it claimed too many investors were simply box ticking rather than engaging in dialogue with companies. At a roundtable event held in conjunction with the Financial Reporting Council today,...
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It is perhaps inherently difficult to find an agreed definition of value for money, but some methodologies could act as a stopgap, argues Jonathan Stapleton.