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Election survey by Dukas Linden PR and MHP Communications shows a majority of institutional investors regard digital media as their primary news source and favor Hillary Clinton in the election.
Chipotle, the Mexican fast food chain in a long slog out of last year's E. coli outbreak, has engaged Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher as the company eyes a new potential threat: activist investor Bill Ackman.
Tailored Brands, the revamping men's apparel retailer behind Jos. A Bank and Men's Wearhouse, has brought in corporate communications and investor relations veteran Julie MacMedan as VP of IR.
By communicating clearly to stakeholders and providing actionable steps to overcome challenges, financial communications and investor relations pros can be instrumental in ensuring the success of an organization through difficult times.
Carey Phelps, an investor relations and corporate communications exec for Spectrum Brands and Beazer Homes, has moved to publicly traded building and contracting materials supplier BMC Stock Holdings in Atlanta to direct IR.
Many financial services companies are plagued by the notion that content and communications must be artless and bland. This often prevents financial institutions from developing better communication methods to reach and influence their target audience.
When communicating financial information, traditional IR and PR channels such as face-to-face meetings still hold a lot of weight, though opportunities in social media loom large.
Healthcare communications group inVentiv Health has locked up backing from private equity firm Advent International in a deal that values the company at $3.8B.
Millennials are more skeptical of financial services and institutions than older generations. Because of this, marketers and financial professionals face uphill battles in earning Millennials’ trust when it comes to handling and investing their money.
Entering the public markets may be a dream scenario for a growing company, particularly those in industries like fintech or cybersecurity. The reality is that working toward an IPO is an arduous process that requires careful consideration and communications planning.