October 25th, 2016:Global Shares– a leading provider of stock plan administration recordkeeping services, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and financial reporting tools – today announced that it has teamed up with Fidelity Investments® in multinational financial services corporation.
Clients of Global Shares’ new market-leading equity compensation management platform will now be able to work with Fidelity to provide unparalleled participant servicing and brokerage solutions.
This agreement will help transform the participant experience and extend the opportunity for integration with retirement plan services to more companies. Fidelity Investments and Global Shares will start engaging with prospects and clients immediately, to begin taking plans to live in the spring of 2017.
About Global Shares:
Global Shares is a leading provider of stock plan administration, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and financial reporting tools, with over one million users on our platform in over 100 countries. We develop highly specialized cloud-based software solutions for both private and public companies to manage their employee equity plans. Our client listing includes some of the largest and most well-known companies in the world that use equity compensation to attract and retain a top-class employee base. Established 10 years ago we employ 110 staff and have offices in New York, California, Brazil, Ireland, London, and Lisbon. Our software has set a new benchmark for the global share plan administration industry. The company is forecast to grow substantially in 2016 and beyond. For further information please visit www.globalshares.com/
About Fidelity Investments
Fidelity’s goal is to make financial expertise broadly accessible and effective in helping people live the lives they want. With assets under administration of $5.6 trillion, including managed assets of $2.1 trillion as of September 30, 2016, we focus on meeting the unique needs of a diverse set of customers: helping more than 25 million people invest their own life savings, nearly 20,000 businesses manage employee benefit programs, as well as providing nearly 10,000 advisory firms with investment and technology solutions to invest their own clients’ money. Privately held for 70 years, Fidelity employs 45,000 associates who are focused on the long-term success of our customers. For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit www.fidelity.com/about.