DISCUSSION Governance reform needs ‘patient’ capital

by Yolanda Villafuerte _______27th January 2017
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by Gavin Hinks, Board Agenda

Think-tank Tomorrow’s Company says that UK corporate governance needs “long-term patient capital” to encourage companies to work for sustainable growth.

The view comes in a report written in response to MPs on the House of Commons business committee, who are investigating corporate governance.

Underlying the think-tank’s claim is a proposal for new long-term capital trusts for investment. Tomorrow’s Company says that they would be a “new tax-efficient investment trust structure that has a mandate to support UK economic growth by being an engaged stewardship investor in UK companies”…

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