Shareholder targeting & ID Archive

Jan 02, 2020
Seven tips for roadshow success in 2020
Organizing an investor roadshow is no easy feat. Companies are encouraged to go on regular roadshows to build up trust with the investment community. Hence, it is imperative that investor relations officers do everything it takes to ensure the effectiveness of the whole event. Having been part of over 20 investor roadshows in 2019, I have gathered some know-how and tips that could contribute to overall roadshow effectiveness. Craft an investment story...
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Dec 12, 2019
The 2010s in review: Thai IR has come a long way
The decade has been good for Thai investor relations professionals – and there have been some interesting changes. At the beginning of the decade, my company, Indorama Ventures, listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) just in time for a heady lift-off as the SET soared to a 14-year high by October 2010. Shareholders were on a roll and life was relatively busy for IR officers: people were, in effect, buying Thai stocks because others were buying them. Back i...
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Dec 10, 2019
Roadshow guide to Denver
Denver may have registered remarkable population growth in recent years, but during 2017 and 2018 it saw a little less love from IROs.  Over those years, the Mile-High City fell out of IR Magazine’s ranking of the top 20 most-visited roadshow destinations, which is based on an annual survey of hundreds of IR professionals.  But this year Denver is back. In our ...
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Dec 03, 2019
Roadshow guide to Baltimore
Each year, IR Magazine surveys hundreds of IR professionals from around the world to determine the globe’s most popular non-deal roadshow destinations.  This year, the top 20 ranking of the most-visited cities includes two new entries: one is Baltimore, which is the focus of this article, and the other is Denver, which will be tackled in a separate article...
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Nov 26, 2019
Investing in new investors
Today, investor targeting takes many different forms, from new Big Data tech tools to more traditional methods, such as a focus on investment style or peer analysis. Now, IR Magazine has revealed just what it takes to get an investor to take a position. Some companies say they ‘don’t do targeting’. And if you’re a one-man IR show, with stretched management, it’s easy to see why: just over a fifth (22 percent) of new investment targets will end up ...
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Nov 08, 2019
Uncertainty is 20/20 in 2020
As the year-end approaches, corporate leaders will take the opportunity to look into the future and make strategic decisions for 2020 and beyond. Corporate planning cycles, budget preparation and business projections take center stage, occupying executive time and sometimes taking on a life of their own. But one thing is certain: the outlook at the end of 2019 will be characterized by more uncertainty and risk than companies are accustomed to. Wherever they look, th...
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Nov 06, 2019
US institutional investors drive recovery of Russian market
US institutional investors are driving the recovery in the Russian stock market, according to new research. Over the first six months of the year, US funds increased their holdings in Russian stocks substantially and now account for 54 percent of all foreign institutional investment, finds a study by Investor Update, conducted in partnership with Moscow Exchange. The surge in overseas investment, also strongly supported by UK and Scandinavian investors, has p...
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Oct 18, 2019
Manulife IRO feels the Mifid II effect in Europe
The effects of Mifid II have so far been muted in Canada, but speakers at the recent IR Magazine Think Tank – Canada indicated that this could be changing, particularly when it comes to targeting in Europe. Adrienne O’Neill, global head of investor relations at Manulife, explained that the company has been undertaking efforts to diversify its investor base in Europe and Asia for several years. As a result, she has noticed a difference in how investment banks in ...
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