Small cap Archive

Nov 15, 2019
Mifid II makes its way East
Much of the coverage of Mifid II has inevitably focused on its European impact and, more recently, on North America. But what of its effect on Asia and – in particular – Asian investor relations? ‘There is no lack of understanding about Mifid II per se,’ Angela C...
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Nov 01, 2019
‘WeWork is a transformational moment,’ says OTC Markets’ Paltrowitz
It’s been a mixed year for IPOs, according to Jason Paltrowitz, executive vice president of corporate services at OTC Markets, and the differing fortunes of newly public companies could lead to investors looking more closely at equities next year. Speaking to online television network Cheddar, Paltrowitz commented on how the botched WeWork IPO could change what investors look ...
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Oct 24, 2019
Advisory Intelligence: Cannabis industry survives a correction as institutional investors look on
Sponsored content In the last two years, the market for public cannabis companies has captured the imagination of many people. The clamor of retail investors and regular media coverage has created tremendous excitement around what has been dubbed as a once-in-a-generation opportunity for wealth creation. But the last six months have shown that the sector has a long way to go until it can be considered to be mature. ‘It has been just over a year sin...
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Oct 24, 2019
OTCQX Video Series: Deep Yellow
Focused on uranium exploration in Namibia, Deep Yellow is a development company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange that cross-trades on the OTCQX Best Market. This video interview with Deep Yellow CEO John Borshoff discusses the company’s evolution, its outlook on uranium...
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Oct 24, 2019
‘You are talking to half the IR team!’: Suncrest Bank’s CEO on IR at a community bank
The IR team at community banks is often made up of just two figures: the CEO and the CFO. Last month we spoke with a CFO – Lauren Ranalli of First Resource Bank – about her IR work. This month, we turn our attention to the top position and catch up with Ciaran McMullan, CEO of Suncrest Bank. Founded in 2008, Suncrest serves the Central Valley area of California. ...
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Oct 09, 2019
Company-sponsored research gains credibility, say experts
Critics of company-sponsored research suggest it’s fraught with potential conflicts of interest and can be variable in quality, but numerous speakers at the recent IR Magazine Forum – Small Cap suggested this could be changing. The tide is turning for several reasons, panelists said. Much has been made of how Mifid II is causing investment banks that operate in Europe to tighten their belts, so analysts are being asked to cover more companies. Given the mandated...
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Sep 27, 2019
IR Magazine announces winners of Small Cap Awards
Investor relations at small and micro-cap companies is distinct from larger public companies. The teams and budgets are often smaller, while there are unique challenges around gaining analyst coverage, as the several speakers at yesterday’s IR Magazine Forum – Small Cap US discussed. For the third year, IR Magazine recognized the best and brightest in small and micro-cap investor relations. The winners, as revealed in a presentation at the OTC Markets o...
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Sep 24, 2019
Best practices in IR for community and regional banks
Transparency, timeliness, relevant data and results drivers are among the key considerations all bank IR teams should have top of mind as they prepare their company’s earnings reports, conference call materials and other important communications for analysts and investors. The most effective IR officers approach their jobs as facilitators of consistent and meaningful communication between management and Wall Street, said Aaron Deer, a managing director of equity r...
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