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Jun 25, 2019
NIRI 2019: How IR data is becoming more actionable
IR teams are ‘at an inflection point in terms of behavioral tendencies,’ according to Dan Romito, global head of investor analytics at Nasdaq. Speaking to IR Magazine at the NIRI national conference in Phoenix earlier this month, Romito referenced Nasdaq’s analysis of 400,000 investor interactions, which finds that two thirds of int...
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Jun 11, 2019
Senior management and IR: Take it from the top
Investors always want face time with management. And how company executives approach IR has long been a topic of research for IR Magazine, examining the number of days dedicated to the program each year, what percentage of one-on-one meetings senior management attends and which member of the C-suite IR reports to – as well as doling out trophies to those senior management teams the investment community most appreciates each year. Globally, senior manageme...
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Jun 11, 2019
Costa del IR: Inside Spanish investor relations
The Spanish capital markets are relatively young – the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores, Spain’s version of the SEC, was created as recently as 1989 – and the pool of public companies that make up the Iberian IR community isn’t large: at time of writing there are 167 companies listed on the Bolsa Madrid. Of this number, Javier Rodríguez-Vega, managing director of the Spanish IR association Aeri, says his feeling is that only around half of those ‘really...
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Jun 07, 2019
UK think tank warns of ‘unintended consequences’ of Mifid II
UK free-market think tank the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has issued a report criticizing what it calls Mifid II’s ‘unintended consequences’. The report, written by IEA senior economist Catherine McBride, states: ‘One year on, many practitioners’ initial fears about Mifid II appear to have been realized, especially with regard to unbundled research causing a reduction in the amount of research available on smaller companies. ‘While regulat...
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Jun 03, 2019
Planned and forced CEO exits increase, study finds
The turnover rate for CEOs rose globally last year, driven by increases in both planned and forced exits – notably for ethical problems – according to new research by Strategy&​, PwC’s strategy consulting business. In total, 17.5 percent of CEOs at the world’s largest 2,500 companies stepped down in 2018, up from 14.5 percent the year before and a re...
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