Broadridge Financial Solutions has announced that Independence Group NL in Australia has become a member of its International Shareholder Communications Programme. Under the new service agreement, Independence Group will use Broadridge’s programme to distribute its general meeting information, corporate news and investor relations materials to its Australian and non-Australian shareholders electronically. The company will also monitor the collection and execution of voting instructions completed through Broadridge’s proprietary voting platform, the ProxyEdge suite of products. ProxyEdge is used by more than 3,300 institutions and high-net worth investors located in over 50 countries. ProxyEdge users’ account details and share positions are updated daily by brokerage firms and custodians linked to Broadridge. The International Shareholder Communications Programme is used by issuing companies in a multitude of countries.
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