NEW YORK & TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gryphon Advisors, Inc. (“Gryphon”), Canada’s best-in-class full-service proxy solicitation, contested situations, corporate governance advisory and strategic shareholder services firm has formally changed its name to Morrow Sodali (Canada) Ltd., effective January 24, 2022. Morrow Sodali’s recent acquisition of Gryphon bolstered its Canadian offering, now ranking the firm first among activist advisors in the Canadian market according to Bloomberg’s recently released 2021 Global Activism Review. Morrow Sodali was also ranked number one M&A proxy solicitor by The Deal (U.S.) and Mergermarket (globally) for both 2021 and 2020.
For corporate Canada, the Gryphon/Morrow Sodali combination gives clients access to the substantial resources and support of a global leader that provides year-round advisory services, including corporate governance and ESG advisory, shareholder and stakeholder engagement, hostile defense and corporate preparedness, SPAC advisory and shareholder identification.
“As we continue to build upon our global franchise as the leading corporate advisor in high-stakes situations and stakeholder engagement, we look to grow both organically and through quality acquisitions of top firms like Gryphon Advisors,” commented Adam Frederick, Morrow Sodali’s Global President. “For clients, this acquisition underscores the importance of offering a high level of service with expanded capabilities. The addition of Gryphon, and recently announced strategic partnership with GGA, strengthens our service offering particularly benefitting clients in the Canadian market.” Frederick continued, “Canada is home to some of the world’s most dynamic brands, and we are excited to partner with and deepen client relationships in this pivotal market.”
Dexter John, President and Chief Executive Officer of Gryphon Advisors, Inc. added, “As companies are increasingly faced with challenges from investors active in multiple countries, Morrow Sodali‘s global capabilities uniquely position us to advise corporate Canada on cross-border situations and trends. We are excited to join forces with an organization that delivers best-in-class services across the shareholder engagement landscape.”
ABOUT MORROW SODALI
Morrow Sodali is a global corporate advisory firm that provides clients with comprehensive advice and services relating to corporate governance, ESG, sustainability, proxy solicitation, capital markets intelligence, shareholder and bondholder engagement, M&A, shareholder activism and contested situations.
From headquarters in New York and London and offices in global capital markets, Morrow Sodali serves more than 700 clients in 80+ countries, including many of the world’s largest multinational corporations. Clients include listed and private companies, mutual fund groups, stock exchanges and membership associations.