Peer Group Composition & Analysis

In an environment of increased scrutiny, companies are under pressure to create peer groups that accurately represent their compensation philosophies. To help firms determine optimal peer groups, Equilar Insight offers the most comprehensive tools for peer group composition and evaluation.


Peer Group Dashboard

Interactive Tool For Identifying and Analyzing Peer Groups
  • Analyze to whom your peer group's members are benchmarking, and the most common peer of your peers
  • Determine which companies benchmark to you, and whether they are currently in your peer group
  • Filter data online and easily download to Excel
  • Share access to this information with your consultant through Equilar's Shared Subscription Program



Compensation Practices

Distilled, Pertinent Trend Information
  • Complement data from annual proxy filings with up-to-the-minute data from Form 4 and 8-K filings, plus forward-looking pay elements from CD&As
  • Measure shifts in composition of equity-based pay among peers



Consultant Engagement Index

An Independent View on Consulting Arrangements
  • Identify which consulting firms are most often utilized in your peer group, and sort firms by any combination of industry, revenue, market cap, location, and other criteria
  • Access a list of all clients of a single consulting firm, by industry or company size
  • Determine areas of strength and weakness for each consulting firm, based on its industry penetration

CD&A Best Practices

Quick Reference Company Disclosure Practices
  • Review topic-based disclosure for your entire peer group
  • Conduct CD&A keyword searches, and filter data by company size, location, industry, and more
  • View handpicked disclosure examples, selected by our Research Team for quality and originality