Information is critical 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 financial consulting and customized research and analysis.
AST is excited to introduce a brand new platform that gives users on-demand access to their company’s street and registered data.* For the first time ever, see the full picture of your ownership with a single click.
Issuer Central is an easy-to-use, web-based platform that delivers powerful analytics and key insights, such as peer and historical trends, as well as reporting capabilities. With Issuer Central, your team can take your ownership insights one step further to make more informed decisions and drive your company forward. For more information, click here.
*Registered data integration requires transfer agent services from AST.
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.
Ensuring full compliance with all tax requirements can be a challenge for companies. AST simplifies the process of identifying all shareholders, giving our clients access to detailed information about their beneficial owners, and enabling them to focus on other key initiatives.
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.
Ownership Intelligence uses technology to analyze our best in class database to gain insights and intelligence. These analytics makes our insight more relevant and more accurate. Clients benefit by gaining better insight that is actionable.
We offer industry-leading resources and thought leadership that includes an informative webinar series, publications and regulatory updates. Get started with:
Zally Ahmadi, Director, Corporate Governance and Executive Compensation at D.F. King, an AST Company, examines how the trends that dominated 2019 are likely to shape the next proxy season.
In this recent Fund Directions article on hedge fund Dryden Capital Fund’s campaign to add a second director to the boards of eight Pimco closed-end funds, Paul Torre, AST President of Governance, Proxy and Ownership Services, discusses how Dryden’s campaign is a first among activist efforts.
“The Board report looks great! The information is so helpful in explaining how our stock has performed and our ownership base has changed. I look forward to next month’s report.”Ownership Intelligence Client