Computershare Acquires Registrar And Transfer Company
Continued investment in shareholder servicing
NEW YORK, May 1, 2014
NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Computershare Limited (ASX: CPU), a
leading financial services provider for the global securities industry,
announced today it has acquired Registrar and Transfer Company (R&T). R&T
provides transfer agency, proxy advisory and printing services; serving
approximately 860 issuers in the US market.
"R&T's clients will be incorporated into the Computershare family and have
access to our market leading products and services," said Jay McHale,
President of Equity Services, Computershare US. "On top of our advanced
processing and shareholder servicing capabilities, issuers will benefit from
our investment in robust compliance and data security programs as well as our
ability to keep up with changing regulatory requirements."
Registrar and Transfer Company, Commerce Financial Printers and Eagle Rock
Proxy Advisors will operate temporarily as separate entities within
Computershare, while Computershare develops integration plans that take into
account the specific needs of the clients of those businesses. Those clients
will be brought onto Computershare systems and processes as quickly as is
About Computershare Limited (CPU)
Computershare (ASX: CPU) is a global market leader in transfer agency and
share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder
communications. We also specialise in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy,
class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and a range of other
diversified financial and governance services.
Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high integrity
data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations,
payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the world's leading organisations
use us to streamline and maximise the value of relationships with their
investors, employees, creditors and customers.
Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over
14,000 employees worldwide.
For more information, visit www.computershare.com
Kristal Bogle Rachel Hamilton-Wilkes
EVP, Marketing Director, Public Relations
Tel: 310 751 1819 Tel: 310 751 1817
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