Shareholder targeting & ID Monthly archive

Jun 25, 2021
Week in investor relations: Buyout firms target the UK, Engine No 1 raises $100 mn for ETF and Toshiba shareholders vote out chairman
– UK companies are receiving more buyout offers than at any time in the last 20 years, sparking complaints from some fund managers that, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses are not being adequately valued, reported the Financial Times (paywall). Last weekend, British supermarket Morrison’s rejected a £5.5 bn ($7.7 bn) offer from private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice. Bu...
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Jun 23, 2021
Inside Coinbase’s ‘egalitarian’ approach to IR
As Coinbase prepared for its direct listing earlier this year, it was clear that the company was approaching the process a little differently: from hosting a Reddit AMA – where it invited questions from retail investors on the often-feared social media site – to listing Satoshi Nakamoto – the pseudonym for the anonymous mastermind of Bitcoin – on the front page of its filing with the SEC ahead of the listing. ‘We take an egalitarian approach to IR,’ Anil...
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