Broadridge Report Shows Rise of Virtual Shareholder Meetings Popularity

On September 13, 2017, Broadridge released a report that included data that virtual-only annual meetings are growing in popularity. 163 companies had virtual-only shareholder meetings as of June 30, 2017, compared to 122 companies during the first half of 2016. Groups such as the New York City Pension Funds and CII have voiced concerns with the absence of in-person annual meetings.