Small cap Archive

Apr 26, 2022
Alto Ingredients talks IR best practice at the IR Magazine Awards – US 2022
Alto Ingredients took home the best overall investor relations (small cap) prize at the IR Magazine Awards – US 2022, pipping to the post DZS, Gogo, PlayAGS, Tecnoglass and Wrap Technologies. Michael Kramer, vice president and treasurer at Alto Ingredients, told IR Magazine on the red carpet he thought the win recognized the interaction between the company and its investors over the pas...
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Apr 25, 2022
Energy Recovery trailblazes ESG reporting at IR Magazine Awards – US 2022
Energy Recovery was awarded the best ESG reporting (small to mid-cap) trophy at the IR Magazine Awards – US 2022 only two years since it formally started its ESG journey. Meredith Callahan, Energy Recovery’s director of ESG, told IR Magazine on the red carpet at the gala event in New York that the California and Texas-based company really undertook the work to identify the most materi...
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Apr 04, 2022
Selling the retail story
It could be argued that today’s retail investors have the best of most worlds: they can invest for little or no fees, have access to the same information as their institutional investor peers, enjoy a plethora of new technology at their fingertips and can shift between day trading and long-term investing to suit their portfolio ambitions. This new sense of freedom is not only driving retail investors’ enthusiasm to invest, according to Jason Rechel, h...
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Apr 01, 2022
IROs warned ESG is Trojan Horse for activists
Attendees of the IR Magazine Think Tank – West Coast were urged to develop good, consistent messaging to their investors before an activist does, as activist campaigns are starting earlier than ever before. IROs at the in-person event in Palo Alto heard that ESG is a Trojan Horse for activists and ‘part of the activist playbook’, to be used as leverage for profit and not in genuine support of ESG values. The panel’s advice was to get share prices up and be b...
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Mar 24, 2022
Small-cap IR: Putting together a winning investor presentation
While a key task of investor relations is arranging meetings with potential investors, getting there is often fraught with potholes and anthills. These are, of course, very exciting in their own right – any one fund manager could potentially invest a very large sum in a company and change its future. Often, management in the small-cap world is very keen to present its recent achievem...
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Mar 15, 2022
SRD II: ‘Across Europe, retail investors are starting to have a voice,’ says Broadridge manager
Europe’s Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II) has mandated the provision of proxy voting services by intermediaries to both institutional and retail investors, a move that is paving the way for retail investors to have a greater say in the governance of the companies they hold, according to a recent Broadridge white paper on retail voting in Europe. ...
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