D.F. King is a leading international proxy solicitation and information agent company, specialising in mergers & acquisitions, shareholder communications, corporate governance and investor relations related services.
D.F. King is a fully owned company of Link Group.
With offices across the UK and Europe, we are part of Link Group which is headquartered in Australia. Link Group has over 7,000 employees worldwide across 17 locations and is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.
A truly global organisation, Link Group provides us with a strong platform to realise our growth ambitions and continue to build on our success.
You can play a key part in this at Link we recognise the importance of supporting and developing our people, so we listen to colleagues, train our teams and invest in great working environments.
Add to that a culture that champions respect and integrity, a diverse and inclusive colleague base and a commitment to positively influence the communities we work with and you’ll get a flavour of life at Link.
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In order to sustain our growing business, we are looking for a motivated and dedicated Client Relationship Associate (for our office based in Eschborn, near Frankfurt) who will work closely with our Director, DACH and the international Client Relations and Proxy Solicitation operations team in London.
More precisely, the main responsibilities of the Client Relationship Associate will consist of :
1. Assisting the Director, Germanics and the London proxy team by building relations with institutional investors (investment houses, private client brokers, custodian banks etc.
by telephone and email in order to provide information regarding upcoming corporate actions (such as general meetings of shareholders and M&A transactions) to clarify their awareness of projects and to ascertain their views and actions.
2. Collecting information regarding institutional investor behaviour (for example, information received from pro-active calls or emails, but also research of publicly available investor policies), analysing this information and producing client specific research.
3. Coordinating tasks and communication between the various team members in London, Germany and France.
4. Advising and supporting our clients in all kinds of corporate governance matters
Other tasks will include :
The position holder should possess the following key attributes :