IR thoughts

10-May-2019

An annual report is a snapshot of your company... a summary that shows your financial picture, market share and outlook for the future. However, preparing your annual report can be a daunting task. You’ll have to compile financial data, gather reports from management, craft your corporate message, among many other steps leading to a final copy that’s distributed [...]

2-May-2019

They came. They saw. They conquered. More companies took on fresh concepts to improve investor communications at IRM’s recently launched seminar, "5 New Ideas for Better Online Engagement with Investors". In March and April, IRM CEO Martin Spry led discussions in the “5 New Ideas” exclusive sessions for ASX-listed companies. The exchanges centred on latest ideas for online [...]

18-Apr-2019

Not all investor presentations are created equal. If you want to stand out, your presentation should be the kind that attracts investors’ attention. One that clearly communicates your company’s value. Because investors are happier to invest in companies they like and which they feel are professional in their business. Your presentation should get investors excited about your company. [...]

5-Apr-2019

What’s usually the only time during the year when your shareholders and executives interact? You guessed it! Your annual general meetings (AGMs). These formal mandatory gatherings that happen yearly is a means of building stronger and more engaged relationships with your company’s shareholders. Your AGMs also offer investors valuable information that’s extremely useful for their investment decision-making process. [...]

13-Mar-2019

Investor relations. You're an expert already, of course! But what if you could be even better? What if you could have 5 NEW ideas for your online investor communications? Fresh ideas you haven't thought of before? Now that's a challenge! One that we're prepared to take on with you at our seminar series this year. [...]

1-Mar-2019

Put yourself in their shoes. Investors, after all, are human too. Just like you. They know what facts they want when they research about your business. They want to find specific information immediately once they get to your website. So, if you want to draw them into your site, you’ve got to give them what they want. [...]

25-Jan-2019

As an ASX-listed company, you're continually marketing your shares to a largely unknown audience of potential investors mainly through an online process, worldwide. It’s a daily competition. It’s a worldwide online competition. And there are plenty of other choices for investors. But if you do this job better and more consistently than other companies, you will likely [...]

18-Jan-2019

Launching an initial public offering (IPO) soon? Whether you’re planning an IPO in the next months or in a few years, being ready for one requires planning. Often, this would entail big organisational changes to meet the requirements of being publicly listed. And it’s good practice for your business to act like an ASX-listed company before coming [...]

4-Jan-2019

A better user experience. That’s what an interactive website offers your audience, such as clients and investors. When your site is interactive, it engages users as they go through information displayed on your web pages. It’s just more enjoyable to use. So, it receives more traffic and gains all the benefits that come with it. How is this [...]

3-Dec-2018

IRM CEO Martin Spry has been talking to leaders of ASX-listed companies about their online investor presence for 15 years. Hundreds of companies. He just completed a national series of small group sessions, “5 New Ideas for Better Online Engagement with Investors,” where he delivered over 200 useful ideas to more than 30 companies. IRMatters caught up with Martin [...]