Juan I. Bonifacino, Former Vice President for M&A and Proxy Contest Research at ISS, Joins CamberView as Principal
21 Oct, 2014, 09:00 ET
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CamberView Partners, LLC announced today that Juan Bonifacino has joined the firm as a Principal. As a senior member of Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.'s (ISS) Mergers & Acquisitions and Proxy Contest Research team, Mr. Bonifacino led and contributed to research on more than 100 contested situations, working with management teams, board members and investors to develop thoughtful analyses utilized by institutional investors.
"Juan's extensive experience evaluating contested situations and developing recommendations for institutional investors will give our clients a unique window into proxy advisor perspectives on important voting matters and the relationship that proxy advisors have with the investors who ultimately make voting decisions," said Abe Friedman, Managing Partner. "As a leader in developing ISS's most complex voting research for many years, Juan developed a deep understanding of corporate governance issues and investor perspectives on shareholder engagement and voting."
At ISS, Mr. Bonifacino developed sophisticated analyses of proxy contests, contested mergers, and other contested shareholder proposals with significant economic impact. He also led engagements with senior executives, public company directors, and many of the world's leading investors. Prior to joining ISS, Mr. Bonifacino was an analyst at General Dynamics Corp. and managed a finance department at a real estate firm. Mr. Bonifacino is a CFA charterholder with an M.B.A. from Georgetown University and a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University.
"I am thrilled to join a firm that has already achieved great success in helping its clients navigate the rapidly shifting investor landscape," said Mr. Bonifacino. "In my experience, contested situations are often won or lost based on a nuanced understanding of investor needs and viewpoints as well as the level of credibility that companies and their directors have with major investors. I look forward to joining the CamberView team in assisting our clients as they build trust and design effective engagements with their investors."
About CamberView Partners, LLC
CamberView Partners is the leading source of independent, investor-led advice for management and boards of public companies on how to succeed with investors. CamberView helps clients interact with investors from a position of strength and stay ahead of potential issues. When faced with a challenge, CamberView develops the playbook clients use to win contested situations and difficult shareholder votes. CamberView designs specific engagement strategies tailored to each investor and proxy advisor; crafts proxy materials that build shareholder support; develops messaging that resonates with critical decision-makers; instructs companies on how to avoid common mistakes; and coordinates among clients' advisors to deliver success. www.camberview.com
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