Case studies Archive

Nov 12, 2020
Short lists announced for IR Magazine Awards – Greater China 2020
The short lists have been released for the IR Magazine Awards – Greater China 2020. China Pacific Insurance and Link Asset Management are out in front with six nominations each, followed by Sinic Holdings and Zhenro Properties, which both have five.  Close behind are seven companies with four nominations each: Central China New Life, China Unicom, Galaxy Entertainment, Kerry Logistics Network, Ping An Insurance, PAX Global Technology and Yue Yuen Industria...
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Nov 10, 2020
Short lists announced for IR Magazine Awards – South East Asia 2020
The short lists have been announced for the IR Magazine Awards – South East Asia 2020. PTT Exploration & Production leads the pack with six nominations, followed by Indorama Ventures with five and CP All with four.  A further nine companies have three nominations each: Adaro Energy, Asia Aviation, Cromwell European REIT, Frasers Centrepoint Trust, GFPT, Manulife US REIT, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation, PTT and Siam Cement. ...
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Oct 22, 2020
Global IPO market sees historic boom in third quarter
Despite the rising number of Covid-19 cases around the world, the global IPO market hit historic levels in the third quarter as companies rushed to go public, according to a report from EY. Between July and September, global IPO proceeds rose 138 percent year on year to $95 bn, the highest third quarter for the last 20 years, ...
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Oct 09, 2020
Off-Season Governance report now available
IR Magazine has released a new report investigating how companies engage with investors on governance and related issues outside of the proxy season. The report examines the different types of governance-related activities companies engage in with investors in the off-season and what issues are discussed. The report further looks at who investors meet with in the off-season and what impact this type of engagement has on investor relations and proxy voting. ...
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Sep 25, 2020
From suits to T-shirts: AstraZeneca makes move from NYSE to Nasdaq
At midnight last night AstraZeneca switched its US listing from the NYSE to Nasdaq, with the growth of passive investing playing a role in the decision to switch stock exchanges. There are ‘three key factors that influenced the decision: cost, branding & perception and index participation,’ says Thomas Kudsk Larsen, head of IR at Cambridge-headquartered AstraZeneca, which is currently partnered with Oxford University in the hunt for a viable vaccine against ...
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Aug 31, 2020
Enel leads the pack as Europe Awards short lists announced
The short lists for the IR Magazine Awards – Europe 2020 have been announced, with Italian energy company Enel gaining seven nominations. Enel is nominated in the following categories: best overall investor relations (large cap), best investor relations officer (large cap) for Monica Girardi, best in sector – utilities, best ESG materiality reporting (large cap), best investor event (large c...
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