Digital Investor Relations: Companies can no longer avoid it

 

While a few years ago the investment community was reluctant to include digital media and social media in its approach, today it can hardly escape digitalization. This is the result of several surveys carried out in different parts of the European Union. Although there are several factors causing this shift in the IR ecosystem, the MiFID II directives have certainly contributed to triggering this effect. Which digital communication channels do companies use? Will the relevance of digital media increase?

 

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IR-CUSTOMER MAGAZINE Q2-2019

In the second issue of our customer magazine you can look forward to new informative articles on all aspects of Investor Relations:

Investor Relations & Compliance: Compliance with statutory capital market regulations is becoming increasingly widespread. And more and more often, IROs have the task of avoiding precisely such sanctions – i.e. ensuring compliance with the rules. How can this be achieved? A compliance management system can help to maintain an overview here.

Measuring Investor Relations: It is undisputed that IROs play a significant role in the growth and success of listed companies. In return, corresponding returns on their work are expected. This raises the question of the extent to which investor relations contributes to the achievement of corporate goals. How can the performance of IROs be evaluated internally and made measurable?

Digital Investor Relations: While a few years ago the investment community was reluctant to include digital media and social media in its approach, today it can hardly escape digitalization. Which digital communication channels do companies use? Will the relevance of digital media increase?

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June 27th 2019: How to Measure Investor Relations Goals Correctly?

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Mega-cap companies invest around one million US dollars annually in the function of their IROs. In return, corresponding returns on their work are expected. This raises the question of the extent to which investor relations contributes to the achievement of corporate goals. How can the performance of IR departments and individual IROs be made measurable? 

The webinar will for e.g. provide answers to the questions of what a system for measuring IR targets can look like, which key performance indicators can be selected, how to take into account a different weighting of goals in the system and how the degree of target achievement is calculated. The webinar is for free.

Date: 27th June 2019, 8:30am and 6pm. Registration: Dr. Eva Reuter, e.reuter@dr-reuter.eu

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Measuring Investor Relations

 

Investor Relations Officers (IROs) are of great importance for listed companies due to their considerable communication function. They provide companies with access to the financial markets, their players and capital. It is undisputed that IROs have extremely expanded their raison d’être over the past decades and play a significant role in the growth and success of listed companies. This raises the question of the extent to which investor relations contributes to the achievement of corporate goals. How can the performance of IROs be evaluated internally and made measurable?

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IR-CUSTOMER MAGAZINE Q1-2019

We did it! Our first customer magazine! Look forward to exciting articles on all aspects of investor relations. In our first issue:

Shareholder Value & Investor Relations: How is shareholder value determined? How can shareholder value reporting be structured? Why do companies and the capital market so often talk at cross purposes?

Corporate Access & MiFID II: What market developments can be observed since MiFID II came into force? How have the relationships between brokers, investors and companies developed? And how can companies react to this?

Investor Relations & Crisis Management: What are the usual triggers for crises in IR? What can be the first steps of a crisis plan? And how can crisis teams & communication be structured?

And beyond that: Dates & Services

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Investor Relations & Compliance

 

Compliance with statutory capital market regulations – one of the central tasks of investor relations – is becoming increasingly widespread. Whether the expansion and tightening of directors’ dealings, ad hoc publicity, insider lists, voting rights notifications, annual and semi-annual reports, corporate governance – the list of requirements is becoming longer and longer. The sanctions imposed by BaFin are becoming ever stricter. Courts impose penalties on issuers and company employees in the millions.

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Crisis Management & Communication throughout the Crisis

 

Crises naturally come suddenly and unexpectedly – so good preparation is all the more necessary in order to avert or minimise corporate losses! But what are typical IR triggers for a crisis?
Economic crises are primarily triggered by economic disfavor factors and negative events. Global economic crises take first place in a possible crisis ranking (28%). In the following, 17% of the crises are mainly caused by general business triggers.

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Shareholder Value & Investor Relations

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Shareholder value – a frequently discussed approach. What are the goals of the shareholder value approach? To put it simply: the consideration of the interests of the shareholders. The aim is to increase the value of equity. So a corporate policy based on shareholder value will try to increase the price of the shares.

Unfortunately, the price of shares can only be increased directly to a limited extent. The price of a share is subject to many factors. For example, the economy. Or even emotional factors.

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Corporate Access after MiFID II – and now?

 

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There has been much speculation in the run-up to MiFID II about the effects of this directive on listed companies. Among other things, fewer free roadshows and conferences (corporate access) and therefore less access to investors were forecast for companies. According to the statement, under MiFID II brokers can no longer offer these corporate access services for listed companies free of charge or can no longer do so to the same extent. Small and medium-sized companies in particular feared that this would restrict access to investors.

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TV Coverage: mVISE AG………

 

Münster: New interview with Manfred Götz and Rainer Bastian, managers at mVISE AG, published.

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mVISE focuses on mobile solutions for companies in the B2B and B2C sectors. The company offers prducts for mobile internet, mobile apps, mobile commerce, mobile CRM und mobile advertising.

Both managers talk about new product SaleSphere, the expected contribution to revenue growth and FY2015. Further interview highlights: Building up the consulting sector, and further significant aspects of FY2016.

 

Watch the interview (available only in German) HERE.