More companies risk shareholder anger over excessive pay deals

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    Aug 29, 2015
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    After votes against pay deals at BP and Smith & Nephew, investors are scrutinising other FTSE firms as discontent mounts

    Banks, miners, energy groups and building materials specialists are among companies in shareholders’ sights as discontent mounts over exorbitant pay deals for boardroom bosses.

    After an explosive start to the annual general meeting season on Thursday - when shareholders voted against pay deals at BP and Smith & Nephew – big City investors are now scrutinising pay deals at FTSE companies such as mining company Anglo American, building products group CRH and advertising firm WPP.

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