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Donnelley Financial Clients Sweep All Seven Finalist Spots in the Large-Cap Category at the US Corporate Governance Awards


CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE:DFIN) today congratulated the companies selected as finalists and the winners announced at the Corporate Governance Awards ceremony on November 3, 2016 in New York.

In the best proxy statement large cap category, the finalists were Bank of America, Entergy Corp, Goldman Sachs, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Prudential Financial, Regions Financial and The Hershey Company.

Selected by an independent panel of expert judges and announced at Thursday night's Awards, the winner was Goldman Sachs.

Ron Schneider, Director of Corporate Governance Services at Donnelley Financial, who announced and presented the award, commented: "It is very gratifying to see the hard work of these companies and their talented executives recognized in this fashion. These companies have made conscious efforts to provide investors with proxies that go beyond SEC disclosure requirements, and educate investors about their Boards, corporate governance, compensation and other critical topics of interest. These companies also provide inspiration to other companies seeking to communicate effectively with investors." Commenting upon the prominence of Donnelley Financial clients in this category, Mr. Schneider said, "All credit goes to these companies and their commitment to transparent, effective proxy communication. We are proud to support them in these efforts."

“Congratulations to this year’s finalists and winner for their commitment to raising the bar to unprecedented levels. At Donnelley Financial we’re honored to support their outstanding efforts and are dedicated to delivering innovative solutions to help our clients communicate with confidence,” said Craig Clay, President of Donnelley Financial.

About the Corporate Governance Awards:

Industry professionals in the Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) world celebrate the best of the best at the Corporate Secretary Corporate Governance Awards. Both teams and individuals are recognized for excellence in their industry. The Corporate Governance Awards are judged by a panel of governance and compliance experts from all parts of the governance arena.

About Donnelley Financial Proxy Solutions:

As the unmatched leader in proxy statement strategy, design, filing, distribution and web-hosting, Donnelley Financial delivers industry-leading expertise, proven technology and a networked service team to help companies optimize their shareholder communications. With our broker search capabilities, distribution of all proxy materials, real-time online vote results, inspector-of-election services, final tabulation and 8-K filing of results, our end-to-end annual meeting services are designed to streamline the entire process.

About Donnelley Financial Solutions:

Donnelley Financial Solutions (NYSE: DFIN) provides software and services that enable clients to communicate with confidence in a complex regulatory environment. With 3,500 employees in 61 locations across 18 countries, we provide thousands of clients globally with innovative tools for content creation, management and distribution, as well as data analytics and multi-lingual localization services. Leveraging advanced technology, deep-domain expertise and 24/7 support, we deliver cost-effective solutions to meet the evolving needs of our clients. For more information about Donnelley Financial Solutions, visit

Investor Contact:
Donnelley Financial Solutions
Dave Gardella, 312-326-8155
Chief Financial Officer

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