Winter 2016

IR Magazine winter 2016 cover


Features…

COVER
TSMC’s rock star of IR
Multiple IR Magazine Award winner Elizabeth Sun talks to Alexandra Cain about share prices, technology and maintaining momentum

TECHNOLOGY
Targeting transformed
Big data, new methods of analysis and advanced functionality are taking IR targeting tools to new levels of sophistication, finds Brad Allen

SHAREHOLDER ENGAGEMENT
AGM season 2017: A global outlook
Executive pay continues to dominate the agenda across the globe, finds Paul Hodgson

REGIONAL FOCUS: NORTH AMERICA
IR Magazine Think Tank recaps 
Laurie Havelock reviews the discussion and debate at IR Magazine Think Tanks in Toronto and Palo Alto

REGIONAL FOCUS: EUROPE
What next for equity research? 
Ahead of Mifid II’s implementation, many predict overall coverage levels will fall: no problem for over-broked stocks – but a major worry for small and mid-caps. Elizabeth Judd reports

REGIONAL FOCUS: ASIA-PACIFIC
Roadshow guide: Australia 
A growing number of companies from outside Australia are heading to Sydney on roadshows, finds Alexandra Cain

RESEARCH
IR Magazine Global Roadshow Report 2016
Lloyd Bevan presents the definitive guide to roadshow practices around the world based on the responses of 700+ IR professionals, including rankings of the most-visited cities and most-used brokers

REPORTING
Online annual reports far more popular with readers, research finds
More stakeholders reached digitally than with printed reports, according to nexxar

BUY SIDE
Conservative considerations 
Fund manager Gabrielle Boyle talks to Gill Newton about investment style, favorite stocks and being ‘unconventional but conservative’

CAREERS
The value of good IR
IR Magazine research into IR measurement looks at not just how companies assess the effectiveness of their program, but also how many IROs have their bonus based on performance. Garnet Roach reports

15 questions  
Quickfire Q&A with LVMH

Interview tips for IROs 
Kate Hamilton-Baily offers guidelines on honing your approach

Regulars…

TECH TALK
Blockchain and the future of proxy voting
Jeff Cossette explores the world of distributed ledger technology

CAPITAL MARKETS
An old formula for new times
Brad Allen advocates for a ‘credibility equation’

IR PAPERS
How to mitigate bad CSR news
Empirical evidence from the world of IR, as seen by Jeff Cossette

ADVICE
Successful media relations during quarterly earnings
Sarah Braunstein and Lisa McGann offer tips for maximizing coverage of earnings announcements

Last word
How to break up with your broker

Clare Harrison ponders the end of a beautiful relationship



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