Shareholder targeting & ID Archive

Oct 11, 2019
It just became easier to cross-list in Saudi Arabia
The Capital Market Authority (CMA), Saudi Arabia’s regulator, announced a raft of measures and new regulations last week designed to make it easier and more attractive for non-Saudi companies to list on the Tadawul, Saudi’s stock exchange. Mohammed Elkuwaiz, chairman of the CMA, was quoted as saying the move would ‘create greater opportunities for diversification of investment for investors’ on the Tadawul. The new rules are designed to make it easier for fo...
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Oct 08, 2019
International meeting of minds: Highlights from the IR Magazine Global Forum 2019
What links Mifid II, Greta Thunberg and Jeff Bezos? They are all, in their own way, shaping the future of the IR profession.  Mifid II is driving changes in equity research and investor targeting. Thunberg fronts the global fight against climate change, which increasingly is an issue companies must address. And Bezos is helping everyone, including investors, make the most of new technology, such as artificial intelligence (AI).  These topics all came under ...
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Oct 07, 2019
Why branding is more important than ever in investor relations: Ticker 107
This episode of The Ticker podcast comes to you from the Citadel Securities trading post on the floor of the NYSE.  With a purpose beyond profits, IR teams have the chance to create a truly memorable value creation story, says Louis Sciullo, executive director, head of financial services in North America at branding specialist Landor. Listen to the podcast recording below >...
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Sep 23, 2019
Advisory intelligence: Mifid II and investor engagement
Sponsored content Since its implementation in January 2018, Mifid II has had a ripple effect on the financial system – not just in Europe, but also in the U.S. and more gradually in Asia. The aspect of Mifid II that has been most discussed from day one – and that has the most far-reaching implications – is how buy-side firms pay for the research they use to make investment decisions.  In the EU, Mifid II forced the unbundling of trading and re...
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Sep 09, 2019
The changing face of corporate access: A Q&A with Grant Bartucci of Point72
Grant Bartucci, associate director of corporate access and broker relations at Point72 Asset Management, is speaking at the IR Magazine Think Tank – West Coast II on September 16. Below, he explains his role at Point72, the impact of Mifid II on corporate access and how companies should engage with his firm.  Click here for more information on the think tank or to book your place. ...
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Sep 03, 2019
Half of IROs use tech tools for targeting
More than half (55 percent) of IROs globally say they are already making use of tech tools for their targeting, according to the Investor Targeting report from IR Magazine.  A further 23 percent say they don’t currently employ these tools but would consider doing so, while 22 percent globally say they wouldn’t use tech platforms for investor targeting.  Cli...
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Aug 27, 2019
Asia-Pacific region on the rise for DR capital raising
Non-US equity demand continued on an upward curve as global issuers raised $10.4 bn in depositary receipts during the first half of 2019 – an increase of 25 percent from the first half of 2018 – with the rise in capital raising driven primarily by increased activity in the Asia-Pacific region. According to a report from Citi Depositary Receipt Services, the rise was driven primarily by increased activity in the Asia-Pacific region, with total capital raisings of...
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Aug 08, 2019
What IR teams can learn from equity sales desks
Sponsored content The role of the investor relations team has evolved over time – while its roots have traditionally been in financial communications, IR has progressively taken on a more direct purpose in interfacing with investors and analysts. Now, as the investment community faces disruption in the wake of Mifid II and changing economics, IR teams could be on the verge of another evolution.  This was the focal point of a ...
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