Governance Research

Understanding a company’s corporate governance is essential for its valuation and the basis for a successful long-term investment. Governance & Values builds on a holistic approach that analyzes the entire structure of a company.

  • Detailed analysis of the supervisory board
  • Transparency, sustainability and quantum of the remuneration policy
  • Evaluation of all corporate actions
  • Analysis of all major stakeholders
  • Assessment of sustainability reporting
  • Evaluation of the auditor
  • Quality of the publication- and communication policy
  • Conclusiveness of the risk report

The added value of our corporate governance analyzes is evident:

  • Discover areas for an engagement
  • Comparison of the issuer’s governance with the policies of its main shareholders
  • Forecast of voting results at general meetings
  • Degree of compliance with best practice standards
  • Peer comparisons

DVFA Scorecard

A detailed evaluation of a company's governance performance. 

  • Available for DAX 30 and MDAX
  • SDAX - planned for March 2020
  • Based on the German Corporate Governance Code, ICGN guidelines and best practice standards
  • Helps to understand the governance expectations of investment professionals
  • Good governance benchmarking and rating
  • Essential information for engagement discussions
  • Supplementary source of information for proxy voting
For more details please visit the DVFA website.

The entire study can be purchased. If interested, please send an email to:


Governance Research

DVFA Scorecard

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