Location: Chicago, Illinois, UNITED STATES
Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012
Theme: On the convergence of investor relations and corporate governance
The first ever IR Magazine Corporate Secretary Think Tank
– Midwest is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together corporate governance and investor relations professionals for a day of stimulating and thought-provoking peer-to-peer discussion.
Senior executives from diverse corporate functions
— investor relations, corporate secretarial, general counsel,
compliance, risk management and governance — will enjoy the
unique opportunity to talk about pressing issues that public companies face as
they interact with investors and adapt to today’s challenging regulatory environment.
The IR Magazine Corporate Secretary Think Tank
– Midwest 2012 is a joint production of IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary. By invitation only, this think tank will be attended by a select group of heads of IR, corporate secretaries, general counsel and corporate governance executives.
Contact Connie Blackman at +1 212 430 6855 to request an invitation.
Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialize in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services.
Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high-integrity data management, high-volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the world’s leading organizations use us to streamline and maximize the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers. Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has more than 12,000 employees worldwide.
For more information, visit www.computershare.com
Georgeson is the world’s leading provider of strategic proxy and corporate governance advisory services to corporations and shareholder groups working to influence corporate strategy. For more than half a century, Georgeson has specialized in complex solicitations such as hostile and friendly acquisitions, proxy contests and takeover defenses. The firm also provides issuers with expertise in corporate events solutions such as post-merger unexchanged holder programs and information agent services. For more information, visit www.georgeson.com.
Ipreo is a global leader in the provision of market-leading intelligence, robust technology, and superior customer service to publicly listed companies and investment banks around the world. Built on a legacy of experience and a thorough understanding of the capital markets, Ipreo provides critical insights and flexible solutions to help our clients run better investor relations programs. Ipreo’s investor relations products and services include: global market intelligence, shareholder identification and analysis, institutional investor targeting, investment community perception studies, online investor relationship management software.
Every day, Marketwire plays a critical role in shaping the conversations that happen in newsrooms, corporate boardrooms and social networks around the world, helping communicators move markets, change public opinion and affect consumer behavior.
For everyone from a start-up to a Fortune 500 enterprise, Marketwire is a social communications company that provides its clients with powerfully simple solutions: Global press release distribution, industry-leading social media monitoring and analytics, and a fully integrated marketing communications platform for content creation, optimization, distribution and measurement.
Marketwire is majority-owned by OMERS Private Equity (www.omerspe.com), which manages the private equity activities of OMERS Administration Corporation and today has $6.4 billion of investments under management. OMERS Private Equity is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in New York and London.
Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP provides legal business solutions to public and private entities across the nation and throughout the world in connection with business transactions and litigation. Our client base reflects a number of Fortune 100 companies, financial institutions, nonprofits and high net-worth individuals.
Although the firm has one office in Chicago, it represents clients throughout the world. A steadfast devotion to our single-office concept ensures that our clients will never get lost in a shuffle of thousands of lawyers or multiple worldwide offices. With nearly 175 attorneys, the firm is suited to handle nearly any legal matter, yet small enough so clients personally know the lawyers accountable to their matters.
The firm is recognized nationally and internationally for its knowledge in many practice areas. In 2012, Chambers USA ranked 10 of our practice groups and 29 individual attorneys.