Case studies Monthly archive

Oct 31, 2019
Short lists announced for IR Magazine Awards – Brazil 2019
The short lists for the IR Magazine Awards – Brazil 2019 have been announced, with Localiza receiving four nominations and Banco Inter, Camil Alimentos, SulAmérica, Tegma Gestão Logistica and WEG all receiving three nominations each.  Awards will be presented in 12 categories this year, including gongs for best investor relations, best investor relations officer and best investor relations by a CEO or CFO – all of which are split into small, mid and large-cap...
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Oct 25, 2019
The week in investor relations: ExxonMobil faces climate disclosure lawsuit, fears rise over low liquidity and Goldman predicts final rate cut for time being
– ExxonMobil will face a trial over whether it misled investors about the costs of climate change regulation, reports the BBC. New York state prosecutors say the oil and gas giant maintained two sets of figures about the potential impact of new regulation, and only disclosed the more favorable figures to the market. The company says it didn’t mislead investors, that it provided the market with sufficient informat...
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Oct 16, 2019
Guidance changes, management access and teamwork: Inside IR at Biocartis
They say IR truly shows its worth in challenging conditions – and that’s precisely what Biocartis faced in September when the molecular diagnostics company announced its half-year results. A slowdown in growth in the US market meant Biocartis needed to revise down its annual guidance, leading to a share price fall of a third in just one day. While little could be done about the initial share price fall, Biocartis worked hard to reassure investors that lessons we...
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Oct 11, 2019
The week in investor relations: Hong Kong drops LSE bid, climate proposals fall by half and Renault fires CEO
– The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong has dropped its £32 bn ($40 bn) bid for the London Stock Exchange (LSE), reports the Guardian. The Asian bourse said it had been ‘unable to engage’ with the LSE’s management on the deal. The LSE rejected the initial bid four weeks ago, saying it would be a ‘significant backward step’ and had ‘fundamental flaws’. ...
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Oct 04, 2019
The week in IR: US bears brunt of market falls, investors debate IPOs versus direct listings, and UK sees string of CEO changes
- US equities bore the brunt of global stock market declines this week, reports Bloomberg (paywall). The MSCI USA Index fell almost 3 percent over two days, while MSCI’s index of equities outside of the US market dropped only 1.45 percent. US equities did better than the rest of the world during the first eight months of the year, but have now tra...
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Oct 03, 2019
IR Magazine announces winners of Global Top 50 Awards
IR Magazine has announced the winners of the Global Awards 2019.  Each year IR Magazine undertakes regional surveys of fund managers, buy-side analysts and sell-side analysts to find out which companies and individuals are the best at investor relations.  Then, once a year, we combine our regional research to analyze IR best practice on a global basis. The result is a list of the 50 best companies for IR around the world. Prizes are awarde...
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