Corporate access Archive

Sep 17, 2018
Capital markets days gain in popularity
Research from financial communications experts Citigate Dewe Rogerson (CDR) reveals a rise in the popularity of capital markets events as companies seek to differentiate themselves in a post-Mifid II environment. Speaking to IR Magazine in advance of the release of the results from its latest annual IR survey, Sandra Novakov, head of IR at CDR, observes: ‘With continued decline in sell-side research and increasing broker disintermediation accelerated by t...
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Sep 04, 2018
How to put on an award-winning investor event
Joint winner: Banco Santander, Spain  When the Spanish bank decided to move its annual group strategy update from London to New York last year, it chose a landmark location – the NYSE – to discuss achievements in the objectives set at its 2015 investor day. Although a large number of international investors were reportedly ready to make the trip to the US, the firm eventually opted to reduce the number of attendees in order to give better on-si...
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Aug 22, 2018
Mifid II: Prepare for impact
Was Mifid II the 2018 version of the Millennium Bug? The newest iteration of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive landed at the start of the year and, while there were some strong claims about its effect on the markets from its implementation on the second trading day of the year, the impact has been more of a step change than a cliff fall. Depending on which European market you visit, issuers will give you varying stories about how Mifid II has affected t...
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Aug 13, 2018
Toronto is Canada’s investor day hotspot, CIRI research shows
New research from CIRI shows that the majority of Canadian companies host both site visits and investor days, with site visits offering the opportunity to showcase a company's operational strength according to 82 percent of respondents, while 95 percent say investor days are more about strategy. Looking at how often companies host these types of events, the Corbin Advisors-sponsored study shows that across Canada as a whole, 48 percent of companies host an investor ...
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Jul 23, 2018
Mifid II: Q&A with Edison’s new institutional marketing hire
Equity research firm Edison has strengthened its institutional marketing and corporate access offering with a new hire in the form of Nicky Stewart, who brings 20 years’ experience on the sell side and in institutional sales. She joins the London-headquartered firm from Capital Access Group, where she advised listed companies, including FTSE 350 firms and small caps, on their IR strategies. ...
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Jul 13, 2018
Corporate access moving to direct model post-Mifid II
Three major pieces of analysis shared with IR Magazine on the impact of Mifid II reveal how trends are taking shape and shifting activity. The latest research from UK firm ingage looks at the changes in behavioral trends and market practice resulting from the new regulation and reveals that, as a result of Mifid II, 91 percent of respondents say more institutions and corporates will arrange meetings directly – providing a very clear insight into ...
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Jul 09, 2018
TAV Airports: Moving forward on Mifid II
Mifid II might be a European directive but its reach extends beyond the EU with IROs across the globe taking note when it came into effect. In Turkey, Nursel Ilgen, head of investor relations at airport group TAV Airports – which operates the giant hub that is Istanbul Airport – says she has seen the number of analysts covering the TRY8.2 bn ($1.7...
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