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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...
Five ways to improve your social media engagement

Five ways to improve your social media engagement

Australians now spend an astonishing 25% of our time online on social media, according to the 2014 iSentia Social Media Influencer Survey (the ‘Survey’). Social media is now not only a forum for sharing photos and connecting with friends, but also a way to engage with...

Three Critical Tasks to Maximise Your Investor Relations Efforts

Three Critical Tasks to Maximise Your Investor Relations Efforts

Financial markets broadly recognise that CEOs and Managing Directors should allocate 30 per cent of their time marketing their company to potential investors and engaging with existing shareholders, equating to about 1.5 days of any week – a solid chunk of senior...

Show Me the Money: Uncovering Australian M&A Trends in 2015

Show Me the Money: Uncovering Australian M&A Trends in 2015

As a follow up to last year’s successful event, MAGNUS co-hosted a thought leadership breakfast with Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Bloomberg on Thursday 4 December, 2014. The theme of Show Me the Money: Uncovering Australian M&A Trends in 2015 involved a panel...

Communicating Risk

Communicating Risk

As globalisation continues at pace, many Australian domiciled companies have been attracted to overseas jurisdictions in their search for undiscovered minerals and energy, cheaper labour and new markets. Especially in the resources sector, it is no longer unusual to...

What’s next for the AGM?

What’s next for the AGM?

Annual General Meeting season is almost upon us once again and if the findings of a recent report from the Governance Institute of Australia (Benchmarking Listed Company Secretarial Practice in Australia 2014) are anything to go by, it may seem as though the AGM is in...

Going Global: The benefits and challenges of dual listings

Going Global: The benefits and challenges of dual listings

Public discussion around the merits of Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) companies being dual listed has intensified lately. The downturn in the global resources sector in particular has seen the media and the investment community publicly question the benefits of...

Low Hanging Fruit: Positive non-financial stories are easy pickings

Low Hanging Fruit: Positive non-financial stories are easy pickings

Regularly reporting your company’s non-financial performance and successes in areas such as community engagement, environmental stewardship and corporate responsibility provides an opportunity for positive messages to complement your financial reporting, as well as...

Tales from the US: Innovations in stakeholder communication

Tales from the US: Innovations in stakeholder communication

The more things change, the more they stay the same. The United States continues to lead the way in pioneering new and innovative ways for companies to communicate with stakeholders. And while technology is playing an increasingly important role in that process, the...

On-Market, on target – Early success from On-Market Bookbuilds

On-Market, on target – Early success from On-Market Bookbuilds

Australia has a long history of innovation in the financial services industry. Integrated electronic equities trading, the CHESS settlement system, and the public float of the stock exchange were all at the leading edge of financial ingenuity, with many of these ideas...

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