At a time when investor pressure and the ever-evolving corporate governance landscape have an increasing influence over board actions, it’s imperative to have an experienced partner to depend on for comprehensive strategic advice and adept communications skills. That’s why D.F. King, an AST Company, offers a full suite of proxy services that can help deliver favourable vote outcomes and keep your board apprised of latest trends to keep positive momentum intact.


Consent Solicitation Services

Critical to a company's restructuring efforts is consent solicitation for debt securities. Companies trust D.F. King, an AST Company, for the advisory, strategy, and execution to ensure the proposed changes of the security agreement are adopted. 

Activist Defense & Analytics Services

D.F. King provides critical advice and analysis to public companies faced with an activist approach, including strategic advice on the timing and content of the engagement with an activist as well as preparation sessions for meetings with institutional investors. We create a full report on the activist history, past actions and tactics used, and success rates, in addition to a comprehensive investor profile analysis and vulnerability analysis for the company.

Annual & Special Meeting Proxy Solicitation Services

We provide board-quality advice and logistical support to ensure that your stockholder meeting is a success. Whether you need a strategic review of your disclosure or to mobilize a campaign to increase participation and maximize support for the company, we apply the most professional, relentless program to help you achieve your goals.

Contested Proxy Solicitation

When faced with a potential proxy voting contest, it is vitally important for a company to have a strategic and experienced partner in place with vast resources to execute a comprehensive response plan. We understand the implications a proxy contest can have on your company, and we work tirelessly to maximize all opportunities and mitigate all challenges. Drawing from our deep experience, we create a detailed strategy and manage the proxy campaign to create successful outcomes.

Our Difference


D.F. King leads the industry in corporate proxy services capabilities. With over 70 years of experience offering proxy solutions, we have successfully managed some of the most complex solicitations and communication challenges in our time. Our clients rely on us for high-level, experience-based insight and guidance, as well as customized solutions that meet their unique needs.


Technology drives our proxy voting services, so customers can rely on the highest levels of data security and the most efficient approach to managing their solicitation. With a proprietary technology platform and front-end web interfaces, our clients always have access to and control over their data. And by integrating technology into our operations, our professionals spend more time focusing on delivering personalized industry-leading service.

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