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IR Magazine Global Roadshow Report 2015

The IR Magazine Global Roadshow Report 2015, sponsored by Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML), is the definitive guide to roadshow practices around the world. The report's findings are based on the responses of 918 investor relations professionals to a survey carried out in the third quarter of 2015, where they were asked about their experiences, practices and preferences when it comes to roadshows

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Global IR Practice Report 2015

IR Magazine reveals the results of our latest annual global practice survey, the largest existing survey of investor relations professionals worldwide.

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The pros and cons of cross-border shareholders

Companies are increasingly looking outside of their domestic financial markets for investors in order to diversify their shareholder base. But what prompts companies to do so? How has this trend progressed in recent years? And what will companies' shareholdings look like in the future?


These are just some of the questions posed by our latest survey into cross-border investing, as part of our Global IR Survey.

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Senior Management and investor relations

The quality of senior management is crucial to the investor perception of a company. We know how important senior management is to investor relations. But the question remains: how important is investor relations to senior management?


In our latest survey we asked specific questions to respondents who identified themselves as members of C-level management.

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Consumer Sector Report 2015

Consumer Sector Report 2015This comprehensive review of the consumer sector sets out statistics, analysis and specific examples about how investor relations departments are faring in this sector.


With both a global overview of the entire sector and spotlights on region-specific results, this report gives a thorough insight into IR in the consumer sector.

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Financial Sector Report 2015

Financial Sector Report 2015IR Magazine's latest sector report focuses on the financials sector, providing data, analysis and case studies on IR departments in this sector. It includes a global comparison and regional analyses of factors such as budget, team size, analyst coverage and more.


A look at the financials sector from the perspective of corporate IROs, analysts and investors, plus global analysis by region and by market cap size.

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Research Report: IR challenges

Research Report: IR challengesEach year, as part of our Global Investor Relations Survey, we ask members of the IR community what they consider to be the main investor relations challenges of the previous year.

With 753 responses to this question in Q1, we look at which challenges – from finding long-term small-cap investment to weak commodity prices and finding time for an overseas non-deal roadshow – most affected the global IR community in 2014.

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Global IR Practice Report 2014

Global IR Practice Report 2014Based on a survey of more than 1500 IR practitioners, this report looks at IR team sizes, budget, and structure by region and sector; salary by gender and seniority; senior management participation; number of investor meetings and more.

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Global Roadshow Report 2014

Global Roadshow Report 2014


The IR Magazine Global Roadshow Report 2014 is based on the survey responses of 1,146 IR professionals, who were asked about their experiences, practices and preferences when it comes to roadshows. 

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Outsourcing IR

Outsourcing IR


Based on a survey of 891 IR practitioners, this report looks into 21 key areas of corporate activity and identifies and explores the level of responsibility and outsourcing by IR departments for these areas.

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Special report 1: Corporate Access

IR Magazine Special report 2: Corporate Reporting


In the second of IR Magazine's new series of targeted reports on key investor relations topics, this report looks at the current trends and best practice in financial reporting, social media, IR websites and more.

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Special report 1: Corporate Access

IR Magazine Special report 1: Corporate Access


Launching IR Magazine's new series of targeted reports on key investor relations topics, this report includes research, analysis, tips and profiles on corporate access activities, services, technology, events, regulation and more.

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Global IR Practice Report 2013
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