IR thoughts

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 [...]

25-Oct-2021

With today’s digital-first environment, investors have high expectations for online access to information. As you can probably tell, this digital acceleration is largely fueled by remote work in the new normal. Undoubtedly, investors are using online content more than ever before. In fact, 73% of investors depend on digital tools for communications, according to a recent research. But with [...]

27-Sep-2021

Are you blogging about your business? It’s a simple yet powerful move to share relevant information with your stakeholders in a way that engages them. A business blog is like a digital journal about your company that’s written for your investor community. It’s an excellent strategy to increase your organisation’s visibility online as it provides insights about your industry [...]

22-Sep-2021

Investors know what they want. They search your website to look into a current or potential investment. They go to your site with a set of expectations on what to find when they get there. That’s why it’s important to organise your website with clarity as you present information. It would make things significantly easier for investors to research [...]

26-Jul-2021

Amid lockdowns and pandemic concerns this earnings season, companies and investors continue to adopt the digital shift to virtual and hybrid annual general meetings (AGMs). Though in-person meetings have been possible in some states with less restrictions, businesses still need to be prepared for unexpected changes. Bottom line, engagement is key to effectively communicate with investors in the current [...]

26-Jul-2021

In the corporate world, successful companies don’t just run the business. They’re also expected to maintain communications with investors as their organisation grows. Keeping investors in the loop is a smart move that leads to substantial results. It strengthens the bond with stakeholders and unlocks opportunities to draw in more funding. It’s not a new concept, right? But how [...]

22-Jun-2021

Investors just want the facts, right? So, is design really necessary for investor communications? Typically, listed companies provide investors numbers and data in compliance with regulation. In the process of conveying facts, key information are usually sent out despite their complex form. Seemingly as though businesses were messaging robots, not investors. Communicating to investors in this boring detailed fashion [...]

21-Jun-2021

Are you creating a new investor website or revamping your current one? Well-written website content is key to capturing the attention of investors and keeping it. Good website writing not only holds the interest of investors. It also tops search results on the web, enabling stakeholders to quickly find your site and access information for their investment decisions. Writing [...]

18-May-2021

A few months after going public through an IPO (or RTO), investor relations teams learn how much effort is involved in being public. It’s probably harder to be public than it was to go public. No longer are you surrounded by experts – brokers, advisers, accountants, lawyers – who were there at all times of the day and night to get [...]