Corporate Governance & Shareholder Activism

Good corporate governance is a key component of our investment process. Explicit share selection criteria include requirements for corporate transparency, accounting and reporting based on internationally accepted accounting standards, integrity of management and Board of Directors, transparency and fairness in remuneration structures, focus on empowerment, and on socially and environmentally responsible manner of operating.

We use our clients' voting rights judiciously and encourage the increased focus on corporate governance and renewed shareholder activism in South Africa. Our Responsible Investing (RI) Policy is publicly available and can be accessed here.

At Mergence, we have adopted a stringent code of governance that guides our decisions at every level of shareholder voting with the guiding principle of unlocking true value for our clients. Our proxy voting procedure is documented and can be downloaded by clicking on this link.

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Investment Managers