|By Marketwired .||
|October 3, 2012 09:46 PM EDT||
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/03/12 -- Equilar, the leader in executive compensation data and research, today announced an expansion of its alliance with Glass Lewis & Co., the leading independent governance services firm. Under the expanded agreement, Equilar clients can now run simulations of the Glass Lewis pay-for-performance analysis to provide pay-for-performance grades in advance of annual shareholder meetings. Glass Lewis pay-for-performance grades are key inputs into Glass Lewis' analysis of Say on Pay and director election proposals at U.S. public companies.
The expanded alliance allows Equilar clients to run "what-if" scenarios and preview potential Glass Lewis pay-for-performance results by using the Equilar-Glass Lewis Modeler. Also, starting in January 2013, Equilar will be the primary compensation data provider to Glass Lewis, providing key information on executive salaries, bonuses, short-term and long-term incentives, and performance-based pay. In addition, Equilar Market Peers, a network-based peer identification methodology, will provide critical input into the Glass Lewis pay-for-performance analyses of public companies.
"In this era of Say on Pay, it's essential that companies understand how investors and investors' advisors view pay packages, before the annual meeting," said David Chun, CEO and Founder of Equilar. "Instead of only relying on past performance data, this alliance allows companies to gain a deeper understanding of upcoming pay-for-performance grades and make adjustments to compensation strategies."
"The starting point for any pay-for-performance analysis is comprehensive, high-quality data and a logical, easily understood methodology," said Katherine Rabin, CEO of Glass Lewis. "By expanding our relationship with Equilar, we now have access to the gold standard of compensation data as well as a groundbreaking peer group identification methodology. And, most importantly, we are able to provide tools to investors and issuers that are critical to constructive engagement."
"Using the Equilar P4P Analytics Platform, companies can now anticipate ISS concerns, Equilar P4P scores, and Glass Lewis grades using different pay and performance scenarios before the end of the fiscal year to ensure they are confident of their position going into proxy season," said Brian Sohmers, Equilar EVP & General Manager. "It's critical for public companies to understand how their compensation and performance compare to their peers, well ahead of their annual shareholder meetings."
Earlier this year, the companies announced a strategic partnership to provide institutional investors and corporate issuers with enhanced analysis of executive compensation and corporate governance matters. As part of the partnership, Glass Lewis' Proxy Paper research is available to corporate issuers via the Equilar platform. In addition, Glass Lewis has integrated Equilar Market Peers into the Glass Lewis Pay for Performance model and Equilar realizable pay data into its Say on Pay analysis. This graphical Say on Pay analysis will compare three measures of aggregate CEO pay over a three-year period: Summary Compensation Table disclosure, target pay levels, and realizable pay.
"Our position on Say on Pay is based on a holistic approach to examining executive compensation," said David Eaton, Vice President of Proxy Research at Glass Lewis. "Realizable pay data will provide additional insight which will complement other aspects of our analysis, such as plan structure, disclosure, and the alignment of pay with performance."
About Equilar, Inc.
Equilar (Redwood City, CA) is the leading provider of corporate governance data and analyses to corporations, nonprofits, consulting firms, institutional investors, and the media. Since 2000, Equilar's research has been driving shareholder and corporate decisions and is consistently cited by Bloomberg, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other leading media outlets. Equilar has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Deloitte, Inc. magazine, and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
For more information on Equilar, please call (650)241-6600 or visit www.equilar.com.
About Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC
Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC is a leading independent governance services firm, serving institutional investors worldwide that collectively manage more than $15 trillion in assets. Glass Lewis supports the creation and preservation of long-term shareholder value through high-quality, objective analysis of governance, finance, accounting, legal, political and regulatory risks at tens of thousands of public companies across the globe, and provides leading-edge vote management technology and diligent client service. Founded in 2003, Glass Lewis is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Ireland and Australia.
For more information on Glass Lewis, please visit www.glasslewis.com.
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