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Keep the momentum going: investor relations for newly listed companies

Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in Australia are off to a slow start in 2022. Many Australian companies have postponed plans to go public to avoid the impacts of volatile markets shaken by soaring inflation, rising interest rates and an uncertain geopolitical...

What do investors look for in Quarterly Activities Reports?

With Quarterly Reporting season upon us once more, many investors will be re-evaluating their holdings given the turbulent macro-economic environment. In addition to ramifications from the war in the Ukraine and higher commodity prices, they will be trying to assess...

Happy International Women’s Day

Diversity reporting has become an integral part of the corporate governance framework for public companies. The rise of ESG has given prominence to the importance of diversity, and strong causal evidence also shows that more women in leadership roles leads to better...
Corporate presentations – a fine balancing act

Corporate presentations – a fine balancing act

With the results season finished and the AGM season kicking off, there is no shortage of company presentations being lodged with the ASX. Some are good, but many are plain awful. They are long, too detailed and busy. If you Google ‘PowerPoint tips’ the messages are...

Preparation and planning the keys to a successful backdoor listing

Preparation and planning the keys to a successful backdoor listing

Preparation for a backdoor listing is essential, according to corporate experts, and the importance of thinking ahead does not end when the NewCo stock finally hits the trading boards. Critical to the success of a backdoor listing, or any Initial Public Offering (IPO)...

The Green Room: The mega deal ‘Phoenix’ is rising again

The Green Room: The mega deal ‘Phoenix’ is rising again

With all the indications of further multi-billion dollar cross-border deals in 2016, the role of sophisticated transaction communication has never been more important.  As 2015 draws to a close one of the key trends of the year has been the rise of the offshore mega...

Is video the key to a better press release?

Is video the key to a better press release?

Press releases can have a pretty poor reputation when it comes to spreading a corporate message among potential leads. The click-through rates for these releases are generally in the fractions of a percentage point, which can certainly be frustrating if you have put a...

The value of an Investor Perception Audit

The value of an Investor Perception Audit

If you’re a regular reader of our Green Room series of articles, you’ll be aware of how important it is for CEOs of publicly listed companies to spend considerable time actively promoting their company to a wide range of market participants including current...

The Value of Being Known

The Value of Being Known

Research shows that a company with profile – through the media and other means – is more likely to be included in an investor’s portfolio, than a company without profile.  Standard finance theory would have us believe that investors should behave rationally at all...

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