Workiva and Broadridge Announce Strategic Alliance to Streamline Shareholder Communications
Technology Integration Links Broadridge’s Advanced Printing and Distribution Capabilities with Wdesk, the Leading SEC Filing Platform
AMES, Iowa and NEW YORK – December 20, 2018 –– Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a $4 billion global Fintech leader and a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, and Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leader in data collaboration, reporting and compliance solutions, today announced a strategic alliance to combine Broadridge’s conventional and next-generation digital delivery of regulatory and shareholder communications and distribution capabilities with the Workiva Wdesk cloud-based platform, which is the largest third-party filer with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Workiva customers will soon be able to securely send SEC Forms 10-K and proxy statements directly to Broadridge for design, printing and distribution for required shareholder communications.
“Our alliance with Broadridge combines the power of our Wdesk platform with the world’s leading investor communications company,” said Marty Vanderploeg, CEO of Workiva. “Our partnership will help our customers improve security, save time and reduce risk in their SEC and shareholder reporting processes.”
“The strategic alliance with Workiva builds on Broadridge’s commitment to drive the next generation of regulatory communications and to provide corporate issuers with end-to-end integrated solutions ranging from SEC filings to shareholder communications to addressing corporate governance needs,” said Dorothy Flynn, President of Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions.
The integration will be available in the first quarter of 2019.
Workiva delivers Wdesk, a leading enterprise cloud platform for data collaboration, reporting and compliance that is used by thousands of organizations worldwide, including over 75 percent of the Fortune 500®. Companies of all sizes, state and local governments and educational institutions use Wdesk to help mitigate risk, improve productivity and gain confidence in their data-driven decisions.
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About BroadridgeBroadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR), a $4 billion global Fintech leader and a part of the S&P 500®Index, is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset managers and corporate issuers globally. Broadridge’s investor communications, securities processing and managed services solutions help clients reduce their capital investments in operations infrastructure, allowing them to increase their focus on core business activities. With over 50 years of experience, Broadridge’s infrastructure underpins proxy voting services for over 50 percent of public companies and mutual funds globally, and processes on average more than US $5 trillion in fixed income and equity trades per day. Broadridge employs over 10,000 full-time associates in 18 countries.
For more information about Broadridge, please visit www.broadridge.com
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