November 3, 2017 / 2:02 PM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-MSCI says to broaden consultation on treatment of non-voting shares in equity benchmarks

Nov 3 (Reuters) - MSCI Inc:

* MSCI to broaden consultation on treatment of non-voting shares in equity benchmarks

* To widen consultation on treatment of shares with no voting rights within MSCI equity indexes, to discuss treatment of unequal voting structures

* Will temporarily treat securities of companies exhibiting unequal voting structures as ineligible for addition to MSCI ACWI Investable Market Index‍​

* Consultation to focus on issues of applying “one share, one vote” to investment opportunity set of international institutional investors

* Will temporarily treat securities of companies exhibiting unequal voting structures as ineligible for addition to MSCI US Investable Market 2500 Index‍​ Source text - (bit.ly/2zsMsHq) Further company coverage:

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