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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

With Power Comes Responsibility. Institutional Investors' Role In Corporate Governance.

Author: David Schwartz
Over the past sixty years, as more and more people in the US have begun to participate in the capital market through retirement plans, mutual funds, ETFs and other pooled investment vehicles, institutional investors have grown from bit players in the markets, owning about 5% of US equities prior to 1945, to being major players today, owning greater than 67% of US equities. This growth in the proportion of assets managed by institutional investors has also been accompanied by a...
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