Workiva and Broadridge Announce Strategic Alliance to Streamline Shareholder Communications

Technology Integration Links Broadridge’s Advanced Printing and Distribution Capabilities with Wdesk, the Leading SEC Filing Platform

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AMES, Iowa and NEW YORK – December 20, 2018 –– Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a $4 billion global Fintech leader and a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions, and Workiva (NYSE:WK), a leader in data collaboration, reporting and compliance solutions, today announced a strategic alliance to combine Broadridge’s conventional and next-generation digital delivery of regulatory and shareholder communications and distribution capabilities with the Workiva Wdesk cloud-based platform, which is the largest third-party filer with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Workiva customers will soon be able to securely send SEC Forms 10-K and proxy statements directly to Broadridge for design, printing and distribution for required shareholder communications.

“Our alliance with Broadridge combines the power of our Wdesk platform with the world’s leading investor communications company,” said Marty Vanderploeg, CEO of Workiva. “Our partnership will help our customers improve security, save time and reduce risk in their SEC and shareholder reporting processes.”

“The strategic alliance with Workiva builds on Broadridge’s commitment to drive the next generation of regulatory communications and to provide corporate issuers with end-to-end integrated solutions ranging from SEC filings to shareholder communications to addressing corporate governance needs,” said Dorothy Flynn, President of Broadridge Corporate Issuer Solutions.

The integration will be available in the first quarter of 2019.

Read full press release here.