JPMorgan Asset Management released their 2020 proxy guidelines in April, and, like many other investors we have covered, the guidelines support appraisal rights. JPMorgan Asset Management’s guidelines even lay out the value of appraisal rights in a short sentence, providing:
G. Appraisal Rights
Vote for proposals to restore, or provide shareholders with, rights of appraisal. Rights of appraisal provide shareholders who are not satisfied with the terms of certain corporate transactions the right to demand a judicial review in order to determine a fair value for their shares.