Investor Relations

Activists and social media expose regulators

The rising tide of shareholder activism has brought a new tension to the markets as companies struggle to defend and justify themselves. Shareholders brace for impact. Directors’ and senior managers’ behaviour and judgement are under particular scrutiny. Reputations hang in the balance. Well, fair enough. That’s share market democracy for you. Transparency is an indispensable […]

Don’t forget about us! Managing priority stakeholders

Australian companies invest considerable time and effort to ensure communication with investors and customers is of the highest quality. Yet many seemingly struggle to manage, or even define, priority stakeholders outside these groups – the policy makers, regulators, suppliers, industry groups, advocates and detractors who have a significant impact on the reputation and sustainability of […]

Simplifying your investor sales pitch

Being able to articulately and convincingly ‘sell your story’ to the investment market is a critical role of any listed-company executive, whether the objective is to support a potential or current capital raising, increase trading liquidity or to expand the share register. To help executives build their sales pitch, Citadel-MAGNUS highlights the three critical questions […]

Outsourcing investor relations brings plenty of benefits, but buyer beware!

While a desire for improved cost and operational efficiencies is often the motivation behind outsourcing certain corporate functions, the associated (and sometimes unexpected) benefits that come with it might make this move a ‘no-brainer’ for small to mid-cap companies. Global competition for investment dollars is at a premium and the demands of investors and analysts […]