Information is king in today’s highly competitive, fast-paced business environment. Through our ownership intelligence services, AST provides clients with the tools they need to maximize both their marketplace experience and partnerships with key investors. Clients gain 360-degree visibility into all issues affecting their businesses through our corporate finance consulting and customized research and analysis.
Before your company can engage with investors, you need the capital market intelligence to know who they are. AST helps clients identify and understand their stakeholders as a way to build relationships and generate support for future initiatives.
AST enables companies to access required regulatory tax information, making a highly challenging process much easier. By drilling down to determine shareholder identities, we take the critical step in ensuring full regulatory compliance.
By identifying its bondholders, a company is better positioned for lower borrowing costs and monitoring secondary market activity. Through identification reports and outreach programs, we provide clients with vital information for potential buybacks, exchanges, and debt restructurings.
Identifying bondholders and initiating contact can be a challenge. D.F. King, an AST Company, gives you access to industry-leading bondholder identification and communication services. From initial identification, to helping with all associated transactions, we’ll help you build the relationships that drive progress.
We stand alone in our ability to provide robust investor intelligence. Tailoring our services to provide the information each client needs most, our highly experienced team of professionals boasts an average of fifteen years spent working in the industry. None of our competitors can match AST’s breadth of resources, access to information, or commitment to personalized service.
HOW WE WORK
Our team of professionals works closely with your representatives to determine your specific needs. We work with you to set and meet expectations, goals, and a timeline.
An experienced analyst is assigned to oversee day-to-day management of your account and to execute your overall plan.
We use our vast experience and comprehensive ownership intelligence services to ensure your successful outcome.
Technology drives every AST solution, so customers can rely on the highest levels of data security and the most efficient approach to managing their business. 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, AST teams spend more time focusing on improving levels of service, including more personalized interactions with your shareholders.
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In a recent interview with Activist Insight magazine, Dexter John and Susy Monteiro, Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President, D.F. King Canada, spoke about the shareholder activism landscape in Canada, the governance issues companies trending this year and what to be aware of with universal proxy and ESG proposals.
Issuers can expect no let up on a host of governance matters, says Dexter John, Executive Vice President, D.F. King Canada. Read more in this Financial Post interview.