IR thoughts

27-Apr-2022

An annual report is a vital part of running your business. It conveys your company's beliefs and objectives. It is crucial to your organisation’s transparency and responsibility. More than a legal requirement, an annual report is an affirmation of who you are, what you do and how you achieve. It is strategic in raising brand awareness and engaging with [...]

19-Apr-2022

Biotechnology is making an impact in people’s lives through therapeutics, diagnostics, agri-biotech, among others. With the increased demand for biotech products, this sector is expected to continue its vibrant growth in the coming years. No wonder the biotech industry is rapidly progressing into a highly competitive market. In the midst of competition, biotech companies need a solid online presence [...]

29-Mar-2022

For several years now, environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures have been a key focus in global capital markets. On the home front, Australian regulators are likewise intensifying their focus on ESG. Mandatory reporting is expected to be close at hand as the current voluntary requirement may soon be a thing of the past. Investors have also heightened their [...]

29-Mar-2022

Investor events are important components of your company’s investor relations. Roadshows, investor conferences, annual meetings and investor days are some of the brilliant means to connect with investors. Obviously, investor events are powerful opportunities to present your company’s narrative as you affirm your value proposition and growth strategy. They highlight your management’s credibility and accentuate the depth of your [...]

28-Feb-2022

Seen that message next to a web address? (Hopefully, not on your website.) Google displays that label on sites that don’t use an SSL certificate (or Secure Sockets Layer certificate). This digital certificate delivers secure, encrypted communications between your website and any browser used by your clients or investors. With cyber attacks becoming commonplace, a shift in security consciousness [...]

27-Jan-2022

Congratulations, you’ve attracted an “investor” to your online touchpoint! Someone has found your website, social media post, ASX announcement, online report. What happens next might be the start of a wonderful relationship. Or just a brief fling! To help understand what’s happening, we need to get inside the head of the investor visitor. You think you’re busy and important? [...]

27-Jan-2022

Your website is a major representation of your company. That’s why monitoring your site is a must to keep it well maintained and attractive, especially to investors. Regularly checking your website for any concerns will get it updated and relevant. This will result in a strong site that will help your business grow as it drives traffic and strengthens [...]

15-Nov-2021

Annual Reports are changing in the new normal where digital communication channels are increasingly preferred over traditional ones. As investors are more online now, companies are addressing the digital demand for information with new opportunities to get their messages across, even with their annual reports. However, selecting the best annual report format can be tricky. Should you go for [...]

26-Oct-2021

Australian companies and investors are embracing the digital shift to virtual annual general meetings (AGMs). In fact, 68% of AGMs in 2020 were online or hybrid, according to Computershare’s 2021 AGM Intelligence Report. Running an effective virtual AGM will largely depend on several components, like your webcast, as Boardroom.Media discusses in its article, “2021 Annual General Meetings - virtual, physical [...]

26-Oct-2021

Has a website ever required you to give your email address so you can download a document or register for an event? I actually saw this on an IPO site days ago. The website required people to provide their email address before getting through to download the prospectus. And my immediate reaction was, "Yeah, great idea. Get lots of [...]