IRM News

29-Jun-2020

It’s not that you don’t have a website. Sure, you do!  It’s just that it no longer reflects your burgeoning business. Unlike your growing company, your website is stuck at being clunky and outdated, with lacking functionality. Your website should be able to support your business as it grows. That means it can be quickly updated, easily managed and [...]

22-Jun-2020

A shot of adrenaline into any business is always a great idea, particularly through spinoffs. If you’re a newly created spinoff company, operating on your own means pursuing independent growth, right? You’re exercising newfound agility and attracting new opportunities. All these efforts that need to be communicated well to your stakeholders, particularly your investment community. When it comes to [...]

19-Jun-2020

There are not enough hours in the day. Life as an investor relations person is busy and stressful. There are so many things to achieve in the annual calendar. All the work that goes into planning, then reaching corporate milestones, arranging and delivering investor presentations, creation of ASX announcements and reports, driving media engagement, managing a range of stakeholder [...]

19-Jun-2020

In an earlier blog post, we identified investors as people -- they behave emotionally as well as rationally. We looked at ways to help them LIKE your company and SELL the first click. Now, let's think more about the details of who your investors are. Who are these people you need to connect with, and what is in their mind? [...]

10-Jun-2020

Attracting investors means having a powerful online presence. It means having a professional website that connects with investors, particularly if you're heading for an IPO. A brilliant website will show investors that you are a serious contender for their investments. Your site should be well-designed as it provides quality content to focus on investors’ needs. It should also work [...]

3-Jun-2020

Is your website outdated with limited functionality and just simply hard to handle? With today’s technology, there is no stopping you from having a website you can be proud of. One that clearly defines your brand and reflects your company. When you have the right setup, your website can be something you can boast about. It would communicate well [...]

22-May-2020

Perhaps investors are institutions, funds, companies, super funds? That's how they show on share registers, right? But organisations, as such, can't actually make investment decisions. Only the people in those organisations can make decisions. Investors are, first and foremost, people. They may be constrained by a particular mandate, but within that, they will all behave like people. A large [...]

5-May-2020

Stories are powerful. They create a picture in our minds to delight, inspire and motivate. You have seen this happen in the movies and tv series you have watched. You have experienced it in the books and news articles you have read. Even in the conversations you have had. Stories are all around us. Even in the business world. [...]

5-May-2020

Hosting an annual general meeting (AGM) is quite a challenge in our current COVID-19 situation. Traditional in-person shareholder meetings are no longer feasible. What with restrictions on large-group meetings and travel. Not to mention investor concerns about social distancing and joining large gatherings. Thankfully, technology today enables companies to hold virtual AGMs. So that requirements are still met, [...]

30-Apr-2020

Your website is the backbone of your company's online presence. It serves as an information hub where you can direct investors who want to know more about your business. Much like consumers, investors go online to seek information about your company before they buy into it. That's why your website needs to clearly present details for investors to learn [...]