Merger May Give Investors Alternative to ISS Ratings


There's a three-letter acronym that stands for a company that focuses on corporate governance ratings and research that public companies and their boards should become familiar with in the next year. (No. I'm not talking about the powerful ISS.) It's GMI, as in GovernanceMetrics International.

GMI, the global corporate governance research, ratings and risk analysis provider that announced a merger with The Corporate Library this summer, grew a little more this month. It has merged with Audit Integrity, an independent research firm that rates nearly 20,000 public companies. As a result of the latest merger, the new company will take on the GMI name and introduce a single governance rating that will also take into account environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Read the rest of this post »

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