Successful corporate actions don’t just happen. Whether it’s a merger, reorganization or exchange, these events require intense planning, smart strategy and attention to detail. At AST, whether addressing investor inquiries, facilitating payment disbursements, managing share exchanges, or delivering post-event support, we have the experience and comprehensive services to drive your company forward. By providing corporate actions services through our in-house team of specialists, we ensure greater efficiencies and cost savings.
We work with each client to develop a customized exchange program and leverage our proprietary technology platform to ensure meticulous recordkeeping and access to historical data for post-acquisition stock reconciliations.
We offer highly automated solutions that guarantee efficiency and maximize shareholder convenience. Our work continues until all shares have been exchanged so that you can focus on higher priorities.
We advise our clients during the planning and execution phases of offers, developing a technology-based strategy designed to yield a high participation rate and promote a successful transaction.
We act as a neutral third party for your most critical transactions. From corporate action proceeds to escrow account deposits, our industry-leading services help maximize your returns and establish a solution to meet your specific needs.
We understand that attention to detail is critical to every successful corporate action, and at AST, no detail is too small. Through our consultative approach, we provide detailed insight into each client’s processes and priorities and use that information to develop a unique solution. Utilizing industry-leading tools – including our proprietary technology applications, team of seasoned professionals and commitment to customer service – we drive successful outcomes for our clients, helping them move their companies onto the next stage.
HOW WE WORK
A relationship management group with the expertise and experience to best serve you and your shareholders.
Premium services allow you to effectively manage budgets, stay ahead of regulatory changes, and balance shareholder demands.
Our in-house technology systems ensure flexible, secure and fast data interactions for all corporate actions processing.
Technology drives every AST solution, so customers can rely on the highest levels of data security and the most efficient and dynamic 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. By integrating technology into our operations, AST teams spend more time focusing on improving levels of service, including more personalized interactions with your shareholders.
BY THE NUMBERS
$58Bvalue of transactions
AST administers over 400 transactions annually, including both reorganizations and corporate actions. We are proud to help our clients successfully complete their deals, including:
- Cash & Stock Merger | Medco Health Solutions - including assisting over 74,000 shareholders
- Tender Offer | Progress Energy - including the handling of over 30,000 transactions
"AST was very open; if we didn’t know something, we asked questions, and there was a lot of education going on during implementation. It went really smoothly, and we gained a lot from their willingness to share not only how they do it, but how competitors do things."Corporate Actions Client