Shareholder targeting & ID Archive

Aug 16, 2022
What every IRO should know about engaging large institutional holders
Shareholder engagement is a priority for IROs. Engagement with key shareholders provides the opportunity to communicate with these investors about the company’s long-term strategy and to develop and maintain relationships with this important stakeholder group. The critical need for engagement has resulted from the lasting effects of the pandemic and the resulting economic issues, including inflation spikes and market volatility and the increased focus on ESG issues. ...
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Aug 10, 2022
‘It’s important to filter out the noise’: IROs and advisers on tracking market moves
Stock markets largely trended down in the first half of 2022, buffeted by a range of macro headwinds and weakening fundamentals in some sectors. In this environment, management teams want to know more than ever what’s happening with the stock – so what’s the best way to keep senior leaders informed? That was one of the topics of discussion during a recent ...
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Jul 06, 2022
IR Magazine Think Tank – Europe: How to engage with shareholders during inflation and supply-chain disruption
IR professionals should stay close to their management teams and what is happening on the ‘shop floor’ to quickly respond to questions from investors and analysts. ‘Be loud, clear and constant in messaging’ is the advice attendees heard at the latest IR Magazine Think Tank – Europe. IROs should also consider how to do things different...
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Jun 17, 2022
The week in investor relations: US enters bear market, BlackRock’s success in voting efforts and three-for-one stock split at Tesla
– Monday saw US stocks close in a bear market, following ‘a dramatic late-session sell-off,’ according to the Financial Times (paywall). The paper reported that Wall Street’s equities benchmark the S&P 500 had dropped 3.9 percent to close at its lowest level since January 2021. The move left the index more than 20 percent below its January 2022 all-time high, ...
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Jun 16, 2022
Getting the messages through: Danielle Fugere of As You Sow on ESG investor proposals
What have been some of As You Sow’s priorities for the 2022 proxy season? We continue to work on climate [change] as one of the most important issues facing investors and people generally. We are focusing on ocean plastics and petrochemical risk – those two go together in the sense that oil and gas companies are becoming more reliant on producing plastics as the world transitions away from fossil fuels at the same time as the world moves away fr...
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Jun 10, 2022
Once more with feeling: Connecting with investors on an emotional level
We are often taught that the best decisions are made when feelings are removed. Don’t let your emotions get the better of you, goes the saying. But scientific studies have shown that, in reality, emotion is a key part of all decision-making. ‘Emotions are a shortcut the brain uses to quickly distill lots of complex information into an actionable impression,’ says Richard Peterson, founder and CEO at MarketPsyche, a provider of financial sentiment data. ...
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