The Role of Investment Company Boards: Do They Add Value?
Best Advice: Closed-end Fund Forum
About this talk
In this session, we’ll discuss the challenges faced by an investment company board, particularly in the current environment, and the ever-increasing burden upon non-executive directors as stewards of shareholder capital. We’ll also look at why their role gives the fund a distinct advantage over its open-end counterparts and the different ways in which they can add value for shareholders.
Topics covered include:
•Inside the boardroom; the dynamics and managing performance
•The interests of a board; how decisions are made
•How boards work alongside the manager
•Boards preparation for RDR
•What an ideal board looks like; diversity and tenure