Institutional shareholders: their role in the shaping of corporate governance

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Institutional shareholders have become an influential force in corporate governance in the last 25 years. In this paper, the trends in share ownership are highlighted together with the resultant emergence of institutional shareholders. Recent developments, in an international context, of the expectations of the role that institutional shareholders will perform, and in particular the implications for their role in shaping corporate governance, are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-105
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Corporate Governance
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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