AST Phoenix Advisors and CST Phoenix Advisors are leading providers of proxy solicitation and corporate governance services to corporate issuers throughout the United States and Canada, respectively. AST Phoenix Advisors, a division of American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST), and CST Phoenix Advisors, a division of Canadian Stock Transfer Company Inc. (CST), are part of the Link Group, an international network of best in class providers of transfer agent services and employee plan solutions.
Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) is the most active private equity fund in Australia and New Zealand, providing strategic advice and capital resources to grow companies, including a number of businesses in the financial services sector. These holdings include a stock transfer business operating in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States, creating an alliance of global stock service providers that offers a wide breadth of services throughout the world.
AST is the largest independent stock transfer agent in the United States, providing stock transfer and employee plan services to over 2,800 public companies and maintains approximately 6,000 issues. The North American division of the Link Group is formed by the partnership of CST and AST. Together, AST & CST provide services to more than 8,000 issues and over 5.5 million shareholders throughout North America and in over 22 foreign countries.
Canadian Stock Transfer Company (CST) joined forces with Pacific Equity Partners and American Stock Transfer & Trust Company in 2010 to form a global share registry offering. The North American division of the Link Group is formed by the partnership of CST and AST. Together, AST & CST provide services to more than 8,000 issues and over 5.5 million shareholders throughout North America and in over 22 foreign countries.
AST Equity Plan Solutions (EPS) provides plan administration to more than 400 clients with approximately 750,000 participants in over 70 countries. EPS provides a host of specialized products and services designed to meet stock plan administration needs of businesses worldwide.
AST Fund Solutions, LLC, formerly known as The Altman Group, offers a comprehensive suite of Mutual Fund Proxy Solicitation and Advisory Services, including: closed-end and open-end mutual fund proxy management, mailing and tabulation, shareholder identification, corporate governance consulting and regulatory report mailing services.
AST Personal Wealth Solutions provides wealth advisory services to executives, employees and shareholders. Using wealth management tools, our Financial Advisors help clients develop investment portfolios and strategies to meet their financial goals.
LINK Shareholder Services provides comprehensive asset recovery services, helping issuers preserve their corporate equity with a broad range of escheatment and unclaimed property solutions.
Link Market Services Limited (Link) is a leading premium provider of registry services and technology to financial market participants in Australia. Link manages approximately 10 million holder records, maintains the registers of over 1,000 securities and provides services to more than 90 of the S&P/ASX Top 100.
Orient Capital offers a comprehensive range of products that leverage its expertise in share registry analysis, global database and communication technology, market intelligence, transaction support and investor relations advice.
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