1. An Index Considers Booting Firms With Lots of Non-Voting Shares

    An Index Considers Booting Firms With Lots of Non-Voting Shares

    A proposal by FTSE Russell could force finance chiefs at companies like Alphabet, Facebook and Ford to choose between keeping their place in broad stock benchmarks or changing their share class structures.

    Read Full Article

    Login to comment.

  1. Categories

    1. BoardProspects Features:

      Board Recruitment Publication, BoardBlogs, BoardKnowledge, BoardMoves, BoardNews, BoardProspects Announcements, BoardProspects CEO, CEO Blog, Competitor Corner, In the News, Member Report, Partner Publications, Question of The Week, Sponsored Content
  2. Quotes

    1. The future of the markets are at stake.
    2. The answer would depend on how restrictive [the ban is], that is how many indexes we were excluded from.
    3. There are some studies that show it could make a 15% difference.
    4. I do think there's a high likelihood that one of these thresholds will be implemented.
    5. The mere fact that they are considering keeping nonvoting shares out of the index is a good thing.
  3. Topics Mentioned

  4. Authors