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How to Handle Bad Financial News

Thu, Aug. 18, 2016

By David Clair

David ClairBy 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.

Phelps Builds IR for BMC

Thu, Aug. 18, 2016

By Editorial Staff

carey phelpsCarey 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.

Choreographing Content, PR for Financial Services

Tue, Aug. 16, 2016

By Dan Mahoney

Dan Mahoney 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.

Changing Currency for Investor Relations Pros

Mon, Aug. 15, 2016

By Richard Anderson

Richard L. Anderson 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.

Makovsky Taps Dukas' Hesney

Thu, Aug. 4, 2016

By Editorial Staff

douglas hesneyFinancial pro Doug Hesney, executive VP for Dukas Linden PR, has shifted to Makovsky as EVP to head its financial and professional services operation.

How Can the Financial Sector Engage Millennials?

Mon, Aug. 1, 2016

By Ross Benes

Ross BenesMillennials 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. 

Five Strategies to Successfully Communicate an IPO

Wed, Jul. 20, 2016

By Kevin Dinino

Kevin DininoEntering 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.

Kekst in $4B UFC Sale

Tue, Jul. 12, 2016

By Editorial Staff

UFCKekst and Company is advising WME|IMG's acquisition of mixed martial arts league UFC, a private equity-backed transaction worth around $4B.

Ten Bridge, Stern IR Work Syros IPO

Fri, Jul. 8, 2016

By Editorial Staff

syrosSyros Pharmaceuticals, a Cambridge, Mass.-based cancer drug developer, relied on Ten Bridge Communications and Stern IR for support through its July 6 IPO.

Intertain Rolls Dice with Finsbury

Thu, Jul. 7, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Costa BingoCanadian online gaming company Intertain is working with Finsbury for PR support as it revamps management and undergoes a strategic review.

Sloane, Rubenstein in $2.2B Diamond Resorts Deal

Wed, Jul. 6, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Diamond Resorts IntlSloane & Company and Rubenstein Associates are guiding PR through Apollo Global Management's $2.2B acquisition of vacation destination network Diamond Resorts International.

Kekst is Reigning Private Equity PR Advisor

Thu, Jun. 30, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Top PR firms advising private equity dealsKekst and Company led PR firms advising private equity deals in the first quarter as the firm worked 11 transactions, according to the Deal.

Broadridge Replaces IR Chief

Thu, Jun. 23, 2016

By Editorial Staff

thibauldInvestor communications services provider Broadridge Financial Solutions has replaced its investor relations head with the addition of Edings Thibault from MSCI.

FTI Works Hercules' Return to Bankruptcy

Mon, Jun. 13, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Hercules offshore drillingHercules Offshore, the Houston-based offshore oil drilling services company, is working with FTI Consulting on its return to bankruptcy protection.

Coach IR, Comms Chief is Interim CFO

Thu, Jun. 9, 2016

By Editorial Staff

andrea resnickAndrea Shaw Resnick, global head of investor relations and corporate communications for handbag retailer Coach, has been named interim CFO of the company on the exit of Jane Hamilton Nielsen.

Kekst, AbMac in Omega Proxy Showdown

Mon, Jun. 6, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Omega ProteinAbernathy MacGregor and Kekst are engaged in a proxy showdown over publicly traded nutritional supplement company Omega Protein Corp.

Finsbury Taps Sipkins for New L.A. Outpost

Fri, Jun. 3, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Charles SipkinsCharles Sipkins, the former chief communications officer of Sony Pictures Entertainment, has joined Finsbury to open a Los Angeles office for the financial firm.

Chico's FAS Dons Joele Frank in Proxy Battle

Fri, Jun. 3, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Chico'sFashion chain Chico's FAS has brought in Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher for PR support as it faces heat from activist investor Barington Capital.