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Technology and remote working have come to the fore during the COVID-19 crisis. The likes of Zoom, Webex, Microsoft Teams and even FaceTime have blossomed in importance to help the business world to carry on operations ‘near-normal’ in many industries.

Hugh Fasken, Director in the CDR Corporate team, shares his views on how to navigate media interviews during a pandemic.

Technology and remote working have come to the fore during the COVID-19 crisis. The likes of Zoom, Webex, Microsoft Teams and even FaceTime have blossomed in importance to help the business world to carry on operations ‘near-normal’ in many industries.

Ewan Robertson shares his thoughts on how a simple apology changed crisis communications

Ewan Robertson shares his thoughts on how a simple apology changed crisis communications

‘What the hell were you thinking?’: How Hugh Grant’s arrest for ‘lewd conduct’ changed the way celebrities say sorry (This article was originally published in the Independent – Read the full article here)

Sandra Novakov shares her thoughts on how COVID-19 has changed results announcements.

IR consultants discuss how the pandemic has changed results announcements (This article was originally published in IR Magazine) The Covid-19 crisis has created some of the most difficult reporting conditions for many years, if not decades. Financial results and outlooks have been left in tatters by the pandemic. Highlighting the uncertainty, hundreds of companies have…

To postpone or go virtual? Companies adapt investor day plans due to Covid-19 lockdown

Kate Bundy shares her thoughts on capital markets events during the crisis. (This article was originally published in IR Magazine) Apr, 03, 2020 Companies with planned investor days weigh options GoDaddy put on a day of virtual presentations, product demonstrations and Q&A. Moody’s Corporation switched the format to an online fireside chat. And Fiserv postponed until the…

Citigate Dewe Rogerson Financial appoints new chairman

Citigate Dewe Rogerson Financial is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Berkeley as non-executive Chairman. Michael first joined Citigate Dewe Rogerson in 2001, focusing principally on Investor Relations and Financial PR consultancy projects, particularly IPOs, cross-border M&A, shareholder activism and litigation support. Since October 2014, when Michael stepped back from day-to-day management, he has…

How to stand out from the crowd in 2020

In an evolving landscape for listed companies worldwide, Sandra Novakov discusses the issues that IROs should be prioritising in the coming year. (This article was originally published in IR Society’s Informed magazine.) Effective communication of long-term strategy Ensuring that investors understand the company’s long-term strategy is a fundamental task for any IR team. However, for…

Supporting The Next Generation of Hedge Fund Managers       

New talent is important to any industry. Without new entrants and fresh ideas to challenge existing orthodoxies, industries can stagnate. That is particularly true for the global hedge fund industry, which is continually evolving in order to meet investor demands. That is why it is good news that the number of new hedge fund launches…

Citigate Dewe Rogerson’s 11th Annual IR Survey

Citigate Dewe Rogerson announces that its 11th Annual IR Survey, based on responses from 479 Investor Relations Officers at leading companies across the world, is now available to download from the company website at citigatedewerogerson.com. In addition to the marked impact of MiFID II on sell-side research in Europe highlighted in our earlier announcement, our…

UK companies among the hardest hit by decline in analyst coverage, according to Citigate Dewe Rogerson’s 11th Annual IR Survey

The UK’s listed companies have been hit by an accelerated decline in both the quantity and quality of sell-side analyst research following the introduction of the MiFID II directive, according to new research from Citigate Dewe Rogerson’s dedicated Investor Relations Practice. Overall, 52% of UK companies in its 11th Annual IR Survey reported a year-on-year…