Shareholder voting & information

Have your say on the companies you invest in
 

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quotemarkWhile some DIY shareholders might feel their voices are drowned out by large institutions, there is strength in numbers.

Today, too few of us are making use of our votes. At ii only a quarter of our customers have switched on the free voting service, and only 8% of our customers actually voted in 2020.

I hold my hands up. There’s far more we can do to raise awareness. So I am starting now.

- Richard Wilson, CEO, interactive investor

Subscribe to receive shareholder materials and voting information, directly from the companies you're invested in.

What can I vote on?

Companies ask shareholders to vote on things like the board of directors, approving dividends and how the company is run.
 

How does it work?

Once subscribed, you’ll see a new Voting Mailbox in your online account (under ‘account’ at the top-right of the page).

Here you will receive notifications for all the UK-listed companies you own shares in. Where available, you’ll see links to view an event or place a vote.
 

How to subscribe/unsubscribe

You can subscribe to and unsubscribe from this service at any time.

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Why shareholder voting is important

Lee Wild, ii's Head of Equity Strategy, discusses how and why you should exercise your rights as a shareholder.

Your investment company: having your say

This video from The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) looks at how shareholder voting gives you a voice on the companies you invest in.

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