Magni’s Kurt Lieberman to Speak at the Responsible Finance and Investment Summit in Zurich

2018 theme is “Impact Finance and Technology” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MINNEAPOLIS, MN, April 25, 2018 – Magni Global Asset Management today announced that CEO Kurt Lieberman will be moderating a group discussion on Green Sukuk, which are Islamic Finance products where the proceeds are used to fund a specific environmentally-sustainable infrastructure project. The conference takes […]

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Zoetis 

The annual proxy for this producer of medicine and vaccinations for pets and livestock had the following proposals:  Proforma votes on directors, appointment of auditors, and “say-on-pay” advisory vote  Magni for all proforma proposals:  Directors – The board has a majority of independent directors and some have CEO/CFO experience with other companies. The compensation of directors is disclosed with a meaningful portion in equity where the equity has restrictions to […]

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Southwest

The annual proxy for this airline had the following proposals:  Proforma votes on directors, appointment of auditors, and “say-on-pay” advisory vote  Shareholder proposals on: -Written consent -Independent chairman  Magni voted as follows:  Magni voted for and against the proforma proposals. -For directors – All but two of the directors were consistent with Magni Corporate Governance best practices. Two directors are from Welsh Carson. Only one […]

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Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile S.A. 

The annual proxy for this Chilean chemical and plant nutrients company had the following proposals:  Ten board proposals  Nine extraordinary proposals  A US-style proxy document was not available. The only available information regarded competing slates of director candidates. The slates did not provide sufficient information to determine which slate would best represent shareholders. As such, Magni abstained from the election of directors.  The remaining 18 proposals had no […]

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Oneok 

The annual proxy for this diversified energy company had the following proposals:  Proforma votes on directors, appointment of auditors, and “say-on-pay” advisory vote  Magni for and against proforma proposals:  For directors – All but two of the directors were consistent with Magni Corporate Governance best practices. Two directors are from Welsh Carson. Only one person from this company should be on the board. Voted against Bruce […]

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NiSource

The annual proxy for this gas and electric utility had the following proposals:  Proforma votes on directors, appointment of auditors, and “say-on-pay” advisory vote  Shareholder proposal on written consent  Magni voted as follows:  Magni voted for the proforma proposals. -Directors. The board has a majority of independent directors and some have CEO/CFO experience with other companies. The compensation of directors is disclosed with a meaningful portion in equity where the equity has restrictions to […]

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Mondelez 

The annual proxy for this snack company had the following proposals:  Proforma votes on directors, appointment of auditors, and “say-on-pay” advisory vote  Shareholder proposals on: -Non-Recyclable Packaging -Impact of plant closures  Magni voted as follows:  Magni voted for all proforma proposals. -Directors – The board has a majority of independent directors and some have CEO/CFO experience with other companies. The compensation of directors is disclosed with a meaningful portion in equity where the equity […]

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Illumina

The annual proxy for this provider of integrated scientific systems had the following proposals:  Proforma votes on directors, appointment of auditors, and “say-on-pay” advisory vote  Shareholder proposal on annual election of all directors  Magni voted as follows:  Magni voted for all proforma proposals. -Directors – The board has a majority of independent directors and some have CEO/CFO experience with other companies. The compensation of directors is disclosed with a meaningful portion in equity where the equity has […]

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Intercontinental Hotels 

The annual proxy for this international hotel company had the following proposals:  Proforma votes on directors and appointment of auditors  Proforma European-style votes on approval of accounts, annual confirmation of authorities, and compensation plans  Board proposal for new Articles of Association  Magni voted as follows: For and against proforma proposals: -For and against directors – The board has a majority of independent directors and some have CEO/CFO experience with other companies. The compensation of […]

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Amgen

The annual proxy for this biotechnology company had the following proposals:  Proforma votes on directors, appointment of auditors, and “say-on-pay” advisory vote  Shareholder proposal on tying drug prices to executive compensation  Magni voted as follows:  Magni voted for the proforma proposals. -Directors. The board has a majority of independent directors and some have CEO/CFO experience with other companies. The compensation of directors is disclosed with a meaningful portion in equity where the equity has […]

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