European Corporate Governance Research appoints Manifest as UK Governance Research & Analytics Partner

European Corporate Governance Research & Engagement Specialists, ECGS, Appoints Manifest as UK Governance Research & Analytics Partner.


ECGS, the specialist pan-European governance and engagement firm has appointed Manifest information services Ltd (Manifest) to provide ECGS with customised research and vote guidance on UK and Ireland listed companies.


In addition, ECGS voting advice and engagement services will also be able to leverage Manifest’s award-winning vote agency and governance analytics solutions as ECGS research will be hosted alongside Manifests global coverage of 6,000 companies. 


Commenting on the announcement, Manifest CEO Sarah Wilson said: We are delighted to be able to support ECGS mission for more informed stewardship and engagement. The ECGS partners have a highly respected track record and an immense wealth of knowledge of their local markets to support their approach.


Commenting on the announcement, Pierre-Henri Leroy, ECGS Managing Director, said : We have known Manifest for many years and appreciate the excellence of their technology and expertise : our common objective is to offer a broader expert coverage and, when needed, voting advice to investors in a world market in need for truly independent research.


About Manifest


Manifest is an independent corporate governance research company and proxy vote agency. Formed in 1995 Manifests approach to objective research, customised vote guidance and proxy vote management is unique in the proxy research field. Manifests expertise has been recognised by a variety of independent awards including Extel and most recently was named Corporate Governance Service Provider of 2013 by the AI Legal Awards. For more information, please visit