Proxy Solicitor

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Proxy Solicitor

A specialist (firm) hired to gather proxy votes.

Proxy Solicitor

A company that seeks to buy or otherwise acquire the proxy of shareholders. That is, a proxy solicitor seeks to influence a company by buying the right to vote at the annual meeting from common shareholders.
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Based on a preliminary vote count provided by the company's proxy solicitors following the company's Annual Meeting, shareholders have voted to elect all three of MiMedx's nominees to the Board: K.
Those who require help in completing the proxy card, need additional copies of the proxy materials, or have queries about the special meeting may contact its proxy solicitors, Innisfree M&A Incorporated by phone at (888) 750-5834 (from the US and Canada) and Banks & Brokers at (212) 750-5833.
If you previously voted against any of these proposals and would now like to change your vote, you can do so by contacting Mast's proxy solicitors.
If you are a Mast stockholder and you have questions or require assistance in submitting your proxy or voting your shares, please contact Mast's proxy solicitors:
Reportedly, the two sides spent at least $25 million to pay for lawyers, bankers, public relations advisers and proxy solicitors.
It is entirely appropriate for compensation committees and boards to rely heavily on outside experts such as counsel, proxy solicitors, and compensation consultants.
Voting results also were related to the corporate use of proxy solicitors, share ownership structure, and other firm characteristics, including size and share turnover.
Managers retain external proxy solicitors to advise them on proxy issues, educate shareholders, and seek votes favorable to management.
According to proxy solicitors The Georgeson Co., evidence of new shareholder activism, particularly institutional shareholders holding a large portion of stock in U.S.
After all, any prolonged election contest will continue the wasteful spending of money in lawyers, bankers, proxy solicitors, social media ads, web designers and press agents that comes out of shareholders pockets, not management's.
24 July 2013 a[euro]" Michael Dell, together with his consultants and proxy solicitors, has been contacting other Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL) investors during the past week in an effort to convince them to accept his proposed buyout of the PC maker at their meeting on Wednesday, Reuters reported today.
24 July 2013 - Michael Dell, together with his consultants and proxy solicitors, has been contacting other Dell Inc (NASDAQ:DELL) investors during the past week in an effort to convince them to accept his proposed buyout of the PC maker at their meeting on Wednesday, Reuters reported today.