Modern Governance

Diligent and Company Matters Partner to Provide Enhanced Corporate Governance Support Services

Company Matters becomes Diligent's first accredited service partner.

New York, NY and London, England - 3rd February, 2021 - Diligent Corporation, a leading modern governance company with a platform used by nearly 700,000 board directors and leaders around the globe, today announced Company Matters as its first accredited service partner. As a benefit of the partnership, Company Matters will leverage Diligent's modern governance software to strengthen its corporate secretarial and governance compliance support service offerings.

Company Matters, a division of Link Group, is a corporate secretarial service provider and offers a variety of board support and subsidiary management services. Following participation in a series of e-learning sessions, webinars, and tests, Company Matters was certified as an accredited service partner. This achievement allows Company Matters to use and recommend Diligent as a preferred platform, reach new customers and offer an enhanced level of service, and have a more unified methodology to providing corporate governance support services.

'In today's evolving business landscape, there is increased demand for modernizing how corporate secretarial and governance support services are delivered,' said Tracey Brady, Managing Director of Company Matters. 'Achieving this accreditation demonstrates our commitment to providing our clients with unmatched support, including the right tools to achieve their governance goals.'

'As a result of this partnership, Company Matters will be extremely well-positioned to offer client solutions that leverage a modern governance approach which empowers leaders with innovative technology and tools to effectively govern at today's pace of business,' said Liam Healy, Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Diligent's international business.

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About Diligent Corporation
Diligent Corporation is the pioneer of modern governance, empowering leaders to turn effective governance into a competitive advantage. Leveraging unparalleled insights from a team of industry innovators, as well as highly secure, integrated SaaS technologies, Diligent's industry-leading suite of solutions changes how work gets done at the executive and board levels. Leaders rely on Diligent to drive accountability and transparency, while addressing stakeholder and shareholder priorities. Its applications also help streamline the day-to-day work of board management and committees, and support collaboration and secure information sharing. Designed for both public and private sector organizations, Diligent is helping to usher in a new era of modern governance. The largest global network of directors and executives, Diligent is relied on by 19,000 organizations and nearly 700,000 leaders in more than 90 countries. With an eye towards inclusivity and accessibility, Diligent serves some of the largest public governing bodies, including more than 50% of the Fortune 1000, 70% of the FTSE 100, and 65% of the ASX.

About Company Matters

Company Matters is a trading name of Link Market Services Ltd, a company within the Link Asset Services group of companies. It offers a range of services including shareholder and treasury management, fund and corporate administration services, and company secretary and corporate governance expertise.

About Link Group

Link Administration Holdings Limited (Link Group) administers financial ownership data, driving user engagement through technology. Our investment in technology, people and processes enables us to deliver comprehensive data and information for companies, large asset owners and trustees across the globe.

Our clients are from all industries, including some of Australia's largest pension funds and global corporations, and we are always developing our services to meet their needs.

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