Corporate access Archive

Feb 18, 2022
The week in investor relations: Engagement over divestment on ESG, Himalayan yogi scandal at India bourse and JPMorgan moves into the metaverse
– ‘We believe active involvement and engagement with the companies in the portfolio, as opposed to taking a divestment strategy or avoiding the asset class, actually leads to better returns in terms of investor protection,’ John Galloway, global head of investment stewardship at Vanguard Group, told ...
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Jan 21, 2022
The week in investor relations: Bankers back to desks, LSE’s hybrid plans and Larry Fink defends stakeholder capitalism as not ‘woke’
– Goldman Sachs, Citigroup and Man Group are among the firms asking London staff to get back to their desks after the UK dropped its work-from-home guidance, reported Bloomberg (paywall). Goldman employees are being asked to return in line with the government’s announcement on Wednesday, the news agency said, citing a person f...
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Dec 17, 2021
MMK’s hybrid capital markets day: Q&A with the director of IR
Earlier this month, Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works (MMK) opted for a hybrid format for its capital markets day. The Russian steel company invited a handful of investors and analysts to the two-hour event, while enhancing the online experience for those who couldn’t attend. With many IR teams considering their own hybrid investor days, IR Magazine caught up with Veronika Kryachko, director of investor relations at MMK, to get the thinking behind the event....
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Dec 07, 2021
Problem solver: How do you navigate changing investor touchpoints?
In this regular article, we ask IR professionals how they would respond to a specific operational issue. In this edition, we asked how companies are managing their meeting schedules given the rise in direct contact with investors and lower attendance at some conferences. Greg Costa, director of investor relations at Hersha Hospitality Trust Over the past 18 months, most interactions with investors and research analysts have been performed vir...
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Dec 02, 2021
Bank of America Merrill Lynch tops list for virtual roadshows as brokers adapt to Covid-19 restrictions
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) is the most-used broker for virtual roadshows, according to the 12th annual Global Roadshow Report from IR Magazine. It not only tops the list globally, but also shares pole position in the rankings across each of the key regions of North America, Europe and Asia. JPMorgan Chase, Citi and Morgan Stanley are the next mo...
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