Topic based reports

Dec 02, 2019
Global Investor Relations Practice Report 2019 – Global Overview
Based on a survey of more than 900 corporate IR professionals, the Global Investor Relations Practice Report 2019 – Global Overview looks at how IR teams operate worldwide. The report contains insights on important issues including: IR budgets IR team sizes Reporting lines (for example, to the CEO or CFO) Level of senior management participation in IR Number of investor meetings External IR spend This...Read more
Dec 02, 2019
Global Roadshow Report 2019
Sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch The IR Magazine Global Roadshow Report 2019 is our 10th annual research report into the who, where, how and why of corporate roadshow activity. Findings are based on a survey of 456 IR professionals worldwide. Five key benefits of this report: Compare your roadshow activity with your regional, market cap and sector peers. Who...Read more
Proxy Solicitation: Why is it important?
Do you know the difference between proxy solicitors and advisors, why inside votes are often the most difficult to get, where solicitors get their information and what issuers can do to help anticipate proxy challenges? "Having a proxy solicitor on board shows you are serious about corporate governance and knowing your shareholder base. They are valuable members of an issuer's team." — Ben Backberg, Associate...Read more
Key trends from 2019 AGMs
Equiniti has published its annual review of trends and developments during the 2019 AGM season. This report includes articles from Boudicca on the growth of shareholder activism, Korn Ferry on investors’ remuneration concerns, an update from the Investment Association on the Public Register and Emperor on how to make the most of your Annual Report. Corporate governance has continued to be high on the business agenda...Read more
The State of Climate Risk Disclosure: A Survey of US Companies
US companies are preparing to disclose their climate-related financial risks but face challenges to measure these risks and integrate them into their financial reports. These were among the findings of a report released by Donnelley Financial Solutions, Gargiulo + Partners, and the Society for Corporate Governance. Discover how US Companies are preparing to disclose climate risk in 2020 SEC filings. Please complete...Read more
A Common-Sense Approach to Corporate Purpose, ESG and Sustainability
The global push for sustainability has already proven to be a game changer that is altering the behavior of both institutional investors and companies. While investors struggle with the challenge of integrating ESG factors into their investment decisions, companies willing to define a meaningful corporate purpose and exploit the full potential of sustainability reporting can achieve important goals which are...Read more
The Q3 IPO Review
After seeing through a listing, markets want to see through the listed company The third quarter IPO market has been calmer and more reflective after the excitement of Q2’s unicorn stampede. Internationally, listings have been postponed as valuations have often failed to live up to companies’ expectations and investors await resolution to the US-China trade tariff dispute and Brexit. Exchanges have...Read more
5 Ways to Drive Higher Shareholder Engagement
Retail shareholders vote at a relatively low rate - averaging less than 30 percent overall, year-to-year. Do you know how technology and the consistent flow of communication can encourage their voices to be heard? Learn five ways to improve shareholder engagement in the proxy voting process, including: Delivering more compelling content to educate shareholders Increasing engagement frequency And more! Download this...Read more
Crafting an Investor Thesis That Drives Value
Does your company have a great story to tell but analysts don’t seem to be hearing it? If you don’t define your company, your product, your space and your opportunity, investors will either do it for you or could ignore your company. A well-crafted investment thesis allows you to own your narrative and helps analysts and investors understand you. Find tips for developing an impactful investor thesis in this...Read more
2019 Annual Corporate Governance Review
Shareholder interest in ESG issues continued to impact annual meetings in the 2019 proxy season, according to Georgeson’s 2019 Annual Corporate Governance Review, with new E&S shareholder proposals emerging. There was additional focus in the 2019 proxy season on human capital management issues including sexual harassment prevention, gender pay gap reporting and diversity at all levels. Other topics covered in...Read more
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