Location: London, UNITED KINGDOM
Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2012
This year's winning companies have been profiled in the Investor Perception Study, Europe 2012, which is available to order here. The report contains quotes from buy-side and sell-side analysts on why these companies were chosen as the best exponents of IR in the region, as well as their comments on corporate IR and wider topical IR issues. The report also contains interviews with the best-performing IR practitioners on their success strategies.
The IR Magazine Awards are the leading international awards honoring excellence and leadership in investor relations.
The IR Magazine Europe Awards comprise the largest gathering of leading investor relations practitioners from across Europe. This annual event brings together the industry’s elite performers for a night of unrivaled celebration. Attendees are given a fantastic opportunity to network among their peers and top industry advisers to make the connections needed to excel in investor relations.
Following IR magazine’s rigorous independent research, the results acknowledge those individuals and teams that demonstrated excellence over the past 12 months.
Please view our awards research section to gain an understanding of our process and our level of engagement with the investment community.
Founded in 2001, Arkadin is a leading Global Collaboration Service Provider offering a complete range of remote collaboration solutions from audio, web and video conferencing to Unified Communications and Event services that include webinars and webcasts. With a global network of 51 operating centres in 31 countries worldwide, Arkadin delivers its solutions using a SaaS model, allowing customers to benefit from fast, scalable deployments with a high ROI, as well as dedicated, local support.
BNY Mellon acts as depositary for more than 2,100 American and Global depositary receipt programmes, acting in partnership with leading companies from 67 countries. With an unrivalled commitment to helping DR issuers succeed in the World's rapidly evolving financial markets, the Company delivers the Industry's most comprehensive suite of services.Learn more at www.bnymellon.com/dr.
Fast, reliable and quality news distribution service for corporate and regulatory announcements to targeted media and the investment community globally. All-in-one seamless service: UK regulatory disclosure, European disclosure, EDGAR & SEDAR filing services, XBRL consulting services, buy-side investor targeting, IR website hosting and Corporate Social Responsibility news distribution. With 31 offices worldwide, including London, Frankfurt, Paris and in the US, Business Wire will work with you on the best strategic approach for communications, and how to anticipate and satisfy regulatory concerns.
Capital Connections takes your non-deal roadshow to a targeted, screened and profiled mass global audience, live. Groundbreaking technology delivers broadcast-quality production, from your own offices, combining presentation material with video for enhanced communication and conviction. Presentation, group Q&A and private one-to-one Q&A are accommodated, smoothly controlled by expert moderators. Audience members engage with you in natural real-time conversation, from their PC or iPad. In your offices, our flagship Camerasaurus™ Studiobot™, a compact broadcast studio, is on standby 24/7 and is fully remotely controlled by our sound engineers, producers and camera operators, to protect and promote your message and your brand. Language barriers are overcome with simultaneous translation. Capital Connections helps you to tap new capital pools, and improve service to existing holders cost-effectively and with no additional carbon impact.
Based in Dublin, Davy is a leading provider of stockbroking, wealth management, asset management and financial advisory services. Our client base encompasses global institutional investors, corporations and private clients. Each day, Davy handles more than 40 per cent of all trading in Irish equities, acting as primary adviser to the majority of listed Irish companies. Davy is also very active in the debt and specialist finance space, being the only primary dealer in Irish government bonds.
Our research offering has taken a pan European sectoral approach in recent years with focus on the industrials (construction, steel), transport, gaming, natural resources and food and beverage sectors.
The Investor Relations Society exists to promote excellence in investor relations and our work is supported on four main platforms. We represent the views of our members to regulatory bodies, the investment community and government; promote best practice in IR and provide resources to help our members achieve this; support and encourage the professional development of our members through a wide range of courses and provide an informative and thought-provoking forum for networking and the exchange of ideas between IR professionals. With more than 650 members The IR Society is the focal point for IR in the UK.
IR.soft provides software solutions for optimal Investor Relations.
IR.soft’s IR.manager software – along with the new IR.mobile companion app – is the “Investor Relationship Management” solution of choice for a growing number of FTSE 100, DAX 30, and small- to large-cap companies across Europe:
IR.manager can supplement your knowledge base with comprehensive, high-quality investment industry intelligence from FactSet, ideal for:
NASDAQ OMX Group fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire life cycle of a trade, from risk management and trade to surveillance and clearing. In the US and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including three clearing houses and five securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. We can process more than 1 mn messages per second and our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries, powering one in 10 of the world’s securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry and we are home to approximately 3,300 listed companies. To learn more, please visit www.nasdaqomx.com.
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces for 10,000 U.S. and global securities. Through our OTC Link® ATS, we directly link a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services for a wide spectrum of securities. We organize these securities into marketplaces to better inform investors of opportunities and risks – OTCQX®, The Best Marketplace with Qualified Companies; OTCQB®, The Venture Stage Marketplace with U.S. Reporting Companies; and OTC Pink®, The Open Marketplace with Variable Reporting Companies. Our data-driven platform enables investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice at the best possible price and empowers a broad range of companies to improve the quality and availability of information for their investors. To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient financial marketplaces, visit www.otcmarkets.com.
OTC Link ATS is operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC regulated ATS.