Small cap Archive

Aug 01, 2022
Four essential components of a micro-cap shareholder update
It’s important to acknowledge that micro-caps are very different from large public companies and make the necessary adjustments to help them better inform their shareholders. The biggest difference for micro-caps, or companies with a market capitalization under $300 mn, is quantitative. Larger, more mature companies tend to have significantly more revenue that allows for deeper financial analysis, like discounted cash flow. And even though many micro-cap companies...
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Jul 20, 2022
Develop your own signature approach to IR, says rising star nominee Julia Stötzel
IR professionals can boost their career by developing their own ‘signature’ approach to investor relations, according to Julia Stötzel, one of the rising star nominees at the IR Magazine Awards – Europe 2022. Stötzel, who today runs a consultancy offering advice to start-ups, was nominated at the awards for her work with Hamburg-based fashion retailer ABOUT YOU. She spent just over a year at the company, latterly as head of IR and communications. The ...
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Jul 07, 2022
SulNOx: ‘Some investors are put off by the fact that we reduce the harm of fossil fuels’
UK greentech firm SulNOx offers a proprietary fuel additive that can be added to fossil fuels to reduce the production of harmful, environmentally damaging emissions – while also offering significant cost savings. Ben Richardson, CEO at the Aquis-listed small cap, talks to IR Magazine about the challenges the firm faces as a pre-revenue company and why some investors can’t invest in a ...
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Jun 24, 2022
The week in investor relations: Amazon running out of workers, the big risk to equities and small, private firms fear supply chain impact of SEC climate regulation
– With human capital management an increasing focus among investors, a leaked internal memo showed that Amazon fears it could run out of workers if turnover continues at current rates. That’s according to a report in the Guardian. ‘If we continue business as usual, Amazon will deplete the available labor supply in the US network by 2...
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Jun 07, 2022
Prioritizing the people: Small-cap lessons from large-cap firms
When entrepreneur Peter Thiel invested $150 mn in Airbnb, his biggest piece of advice to the team was ‘don’t f*ck up the culture’. Trying to follow the guidance of its substantial investor, Airbnb did something counterintuitive for many companies: it made sure to put its employees and customers ahead of investors. More specifically, Airbnb went so far as to ...
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Jun 06, 2022
‘The government has listened’: UK's QCA celebrates success over ‘potentially damaging reforms’
‘It is encouraging to see that the government has taken our concerns on board,’ says the Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA), talking about the outcome of a proposal seeking to overhaul audit and corporate governance. The body, which represents small and mid-cap UK-listed companies, had previously spoken out against some of the rule changes that had been proposed, ...
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May 31, 2022
Aadi Bioscience appoints Marcy Graham to run IR and corporate communications
Aadi Bioscience, the Nasdaq-listed biopharmaceutical company focused on genetically defined cancers, has appointed Marcy Graham to the newly created role of senior vice president of IR and corporate communications. Most recently, Graham served as vice president of corporate affairs at Poseida Therapeutics. Prior to that, she worked as vice president of IR and corporate communications at Mirati Therapeutics. In total, she has more than 20 years’ experience in IR an...
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