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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...

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...

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...

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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 Reputation

Embrace the ‘C’ word to drive success

Don’t be perturbed by the headline – ‘Culture’ is not a dirty word! An organisation’s culture is central to its success and is an accepted and important notion today. However, this wasn’t always the case. The term company culture came to prominence in the early...

Trust; the ultimate commodity

We all know what commodities are; or at least, we should. We all know what trust is; or at least, we have an understanding that it is driven by both logic and emotion. And, most of us will also know – if only intuitively – that open communication is paramount to...

Shut up and listen

There is zero tolerance for spin right now. No one has the mental bandwidth for anything beyond that which is immediately relevant. With airtime limited, how are you going to maintain engagement with those critical to your business once you’ve told them all that is...

Is it time to take a stand?

Indigenous recognition in the Constitution, climate policy, environmental causes, domestic violence and many other social issues are being embraced by big business in ways that would have been unthinkable a generation ago.  As a modern business leader, when you see...

Investor Relations

Happy International Women’s Day

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...

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...

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COVID-19: What it means for capital markets communication

Capital markets have been on a wild ride since the COVID-19 pandemic hit and the need for financial communicators to be open, urgent and calming has never been greater. Citadel-MAGNUS founding partner, John Gardner, recently shared some insights with Paul Holmes,...

Closing the Deal in 2019: Key Factors for Successful Transaction Communication

2018 was regarded as the ‘Year of Living Nervously’ after the ASX shed over $90 billion in February amid fears of rapidly rising interest rates in the US. By December the ASX recorded its worst yearly performance since 2011 and the worst fourth quarter since the GFC....
COVID-19: What it means for capital markets communication

COVID-19: What it means for capital markets communication

Capital markets have been on a wild ride since the COVID-19 pandemic hit and the need for financial communicators to be open, urgent and calming has never been greater. Citadel-MAGNUS founding partner, John Gardner, recently shared some insights with Paul Holmes,...

Special Situations

Trust; the ultimate commodity

We all know what commodities are; or at least, we should. We all know what trust is; or at least, we have an understanding that it is driven by both logic and emotion. And, most of us will also know – if only intuitively – that open communication is paramount to...

Shut up and listen

There is zero tolerance for spin right now. No one has the mental bandwidth for anything beyond that which is immediately relevant. With airtime limited, how are you going to maintain engagement with those critical to your business once you’ve told them all that is...

Proactive issues management – a case study

In crisis or issues management it is always recommended to be as proactive as possible with your communication. Being open, transparent and proactive, as best you can, will help you manage the narrative and hopefully limit the reputational downside from the event. So, it was fascinating to read a...

Cyber security has to be a business priority

Mitigating cyber-attacks has become a 21st century cost of doing business but it is not enough for boards and management to just have a plan to deal with the financial impact. Serious consideration needs to be given to the reputational damage of such an event and how a company might deal with...