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Equilar Introduces New Board Assessment Platform

Equilar BoardEdge Leverages Rich Data to Empower Boards

REDWOOD CITY, CA (June 24, 2015) — Equilar, the leader in executive, board, and governance data solutions, today announced the launch of Equilar BoardEdge. Leveraging data Equilar has sourced from public filings over the last 15 years, the product will enable board members, executives, investors, and governance professionals to easily assess the composition of a board compared to its peers. Furthermore, the product features a comprehensive database of more than 150,000 board members and executives to help companies identify connections with future director candidates.

“With BoardEdge, Equilar offers an effective, independent platform to evaluate boards,” said David Chun, founder and CEO of Equilar. “This solution provides current data from our existing database to help boards diversify and ensure their board has the industry expertise needed to make informed decisions.”

BoardEdge compares the composition of a board against its market peers along multiple dimensions, including diversity, average board tenure, and industry experience. Using intelligent search parameters, it also allows boards to identify candidates who meet various experiential and demographic criteria, and connect with them by viewing ways their executives are linked, including historical connections.

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About Equilar

Over the past 15 years, Equilar has developed industry-leading data and tools for over 1,000 clients, including public and private companies, compensation consultants, institutional investors, attorneys and corporate governance leaders. As the trusted data provider to 70% of the Fortune 500, Equilar helps companies accurately benchmark and track executive and board compensation, Say on Pay results and compensation practices. In addition, Equilar offers the industry’s leading business networking solution for identifying pathways to executives and board members at companies of interest. Equilar’s research is cited regularly by Bloomberg, Forbes, CNN Money, CNBC, The Wall Street Journal and other leading media outlets.

For more information on Equilar data and research, please contact:

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