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Mar 01, 1996
This man knows how to keep himself busy. Most people would find being head of UK institutional management at JP Morgan Investment Management in London enough of a demand on their energy. Not Geoff Lindey. This softly spoken Scotsman has had numerous other roles over the years, many of them resulting from his active involvement with the National Association of Pension Funds. For the last two years he has been chairman of the NAPF's investment committee, a mantle...
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Mar 01, 1996
Nancy Bobrowitz has been appointed vice president, investor relations, for Reuters America Holdings Inc. After two years as IR director, Bobrowitz succeeds Michael Reilly, senior vice president, external relations, who is setting up an investor relations and management consultancy practice. Reilly will act as a consultant for Reuters and others. Established in London by Paul Julius Reuter in 1851, Reuters first used carrier pigeons, gallopers on horseback and ...
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Mar 01, 1996
Capital Cities/ABC's investor relations VP Joseph Fitzgerald left the broadcaster a few days before it was formally acquired by Walt Disney Co. He will now lead the enhanced investor relations function at Joseph E Seagram & Sons Inc, the New York-based US subsidiary of the Seagram Company. Fitzgerald had been at CapCities in a range of IR positions since 1980. Since Seagram acquired control of MCA Inc last year, its investment audience has extended beyond ...
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Dec 01, 1995
Reed Nolte has been promoted to vice president of investor relations at Viacom Inc in New York, one of the world's largest entertainment and publishing companies and a leading force in most segments of the international media marketplace. Viacom operations include Blockbuster, MTV Networks, the Paramount companies, Showtime Networks, Simon & Schuster and Viacom Interactive Media, as well as cable systems, radio and television stations, and movie screens in eleven...
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Nov 01, 1995
Who do you call if you're a US CFO looking at a Latin American privatisation and interested in getting sensitive questions answered? After all, you don't just want to check out the integrity of the financing and operating capability of the firm; you also want to verify whether rumours about the CEO's life as a drug tsar have any basis in the truth - and discover whether the bidding has been rigged by the minister's wife's cousin. In this situation, most CFOs m...
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Oct 01, 1995
American exchanges are working furiously to develop winning strategies and products to compete in the global capital market. Closely watching - and always guiding - this interesting evolution is the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). With a larger view of how the US market should be shaped, the SEC is following up on its now-famous Market 2000 study, fine-tuning the market mechanism to allow corporations smoother access to capital. One SEC leader who ...
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Sep 01, 1995
For anyone still struggling to get to grips with the issues surrounding corporate governance in the 1990s, the subheading of Margaret Blair's new book - Rethinking Corporate Governance for the Twenty-First Century - may sound a little surprising and a little demanding. But the book's main title, Ownership & Control, would have failed to give any real flavour of the forward-looking, even revolutionary, ideas that Blair offers. In fact, as revolutionaries go...
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Sep 01, 1995
Investor relations executives may have a tendency to regard portfolio managers and analysts as the enemy, but they do have a few things in common with them. One is their reliance on information, particularly comparative information. For an analyst or fund manager, that tends to mean relative data on a company's peer group, just as it does for companies, who need to be in a position to pre-empt or address significant variations from other companies in their sector or those ...
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