Glass Lewis News

Advisor Drops Opposition to Tesla Director After Change in D&O Insurance

Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis said late on Tuesday it had recommended Tesla Inc.’s investors to vote in favor of re-electing Chairwoman Robyn Denholm after having earlier opposed her re-election in June. Glass Lewis said its recommendation changed due to …

Update: Delta Lloyd Rejects Demand from Top Shareholder to Delay Rights Offer

Delta Lloyd swiftly rejected a demand from top shareholder Highfields Capital to postpone a vote on a 650 million euro ($706 million) rights issue the Dutch insurer says is the only way it can comply with new European capital requirements. …

Largest Delta Lloyd Shareholder, Highfields, Will Vote Against Rights Offer

Highfields Capital Management LP, the largest shareholder in Delta Lloyd NV, will vote against the Dutch insurer’s plan to raise 650 million euros ($706 million) in a rights offer it called “unnecessary.” “Their actions are so detrimental to shareholders, and …

Towers Watson Shareholders ‘Should Reject’ New Willis Deal, Says Proxy Adviser

Towers Watson & Co. shareholders should vote against an $8.9 billion merger with Willis Group Holdings Plc even after the insurance broker increased the offer amid a backlash from investors, proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co. said in a report. …

Willis ‘Disappointed’ that Tower Watson Shareholders Advised to Reject Merger

Willis Group Holdings plc said it was “disappointed” that Institutional Shareholder Services last week recommended Tower Watson shareholders reject the proposed merger with Willis. “[W]e are disappointed with their conclusion that Towers Watson shareholders should not support the merger. We …

Towers Watson Investors ‘Should Reject’ Merger with Willis: Advisers

Towers Watson & Co. investors should reject a planned merger with insurance broker Willis Group Holdings Plc, proxy advisers Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis & Co. said. The consulting firm’s holders should seek improved merger terms, or “the better …

PartnerRe Investors Should Vote Against Merger with AXIS: Glass Lewis

PartnerRe Ltd. investors should vote against a planned merger with rival reinsurer AXIS Capital Holdings Ltd., proxy adviser Glass Lewis & Co. said in a recommendation that’s a victory for hostile bidder EXOR SpA. “The liquidity, certainty and immediate premium …