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Proxy for Fund Companies

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What is a proxy for fund companies?

Also known as financial proxy advisers, these companies assist with mutual fund proxy or variable annuity proxy services so that shareholders can submit a vote while absent. The proxy adviser can increase transparency during shareholder meetings for:

Mutual funds

Variable annuities


Other alternative investments

What is a proxy campaign?

A proxy is an agent who can legally act on another party's behalf. In this context, the proxy is casting a vote on behalf of a shareholder. Proxies are commonly used when there is a shareholder vote during an annual meeting and a shareholder is unable to attend. He or she may either vote by mail or designate a proxy to cast the vote.

Funds typically want proxies to vote according to their priorities, but this doesn't always happen. In a proxy battle or proxy campaign, proxies may unite and vote against the company's wishes. Most commonly, this happens when shareholders try to vote out board members or managers. The rogue proxies want to control the fund's direction.

Focus on the critical steps for success:

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Discovery, planning and

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Print and mail management

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Solicitation/call center

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Tabulation services

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Shareholder meeting/post-meeting review

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Expert support for mutual funds, variable annuities, REITs and other alternative investments

What you need, when you need it

A dedicated campaign and relationship manager at your side throughout guarantees a seamless process and compelling communications.

Save time and costs

Expertly trained inbound and outbound agents handle solicitation and proxy event questions.

Everything in one place

A single customizable, intuitive platform creates a full-service, end-to-end solution.

A partnership you can rely on.

We’ve partnered with Mediant to give you the ultimate digital dashboard and cloud hosting providing a one-stop shop solution unlike anything else on the market.

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DFIN and Mediant:
The Perfect Partnership to
Power Your Fund Proxies

We offer the industry’s only single-source solution for start-to-finish fund proxy services. Our clients have access to leading-edge technology and an established global distribution network backed by a team of dedicated experts. The result? A powerful solution that engages your shareholders and simplifies your fund proxy management.

Discover the faster, more strategic way to proxy.