Due in part to a rise in shareholder activism, a spotlight has been placed recently on corporate governance policies. As a result, it’s paramount that public companies implement communications strategies that focus corporate governance.
The Safariland Group, the police and military equipment maker said to be working toward an initial public offering, engaged Joele Frank for PR support of its late-June acquisition of police body camera maker VIEVU.
Digicel Group, the Caribbean and Pacific island mobile telecom provider founded by Irish billionaire Denis O'Brien, is relying on Finsbury for PR counsel as it pursues an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.
Seventy-seven percent of investors said they have investigated an issue based on information gleamed from social media sources like StockTwits or LinkedIn, according to Brunswick's Global Investor Survey, although information obtained directly from companies remains king.
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