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Ten People Who Determine Your Valuation

Mon, May 15, 2017

By James Palczynski

James R. Palczynski The opinions of a few influential players in any given stock drive the behavior of the larger herd of investors, and thus, can have a profound impact on valuation as well as implications for a company’s financial communications strategy.

LE&A Grows Detroit Team

Mon, May 15, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Amy LafnearLambert, Edwards & Associates has added associate Amy Lafnear to handle media relations, social media and content development.

Finance Firms Navigate New Regulations

Thu, May 11, 2017

By Adrienne Jordan

May magazinePR firms working in the finance industry are netting historic fees, yet find themselves besieged by changes affecting everything from fiduciary regulations to a reallocation of assets, all to an increased demand for digital offerings that consumers now expect when utilizing financial services.

Forefront Comms. Names Kingsley Sr. VP

Mon, Apr. 10, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Michael KingsleyFintech specialist Forefront Communications Group has added PR veteran and former Bloomberg Television and Fox News Channel producer Michael Kingsley as senior VP.

5W PR Reps Sharestates

Wed, Apr. 5, 2017

By Editorial Staff

SharestatesOnline real estate crowdfunding platform Sharestates, which offers entry for as little as $1,000, has named 5W Public Relations agency of record.

Delta Data Decides on BackBay as AOR

Thu, Mar. 30, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Delta DataDelta Data, provider of back-end software solutions to help mutual funds process transactions, has named fintech specialist BackBay Communications as agency of record.

BackBay Names Dowd COO

Fri, Mar. 3, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Jen DowdBackBay Communications’ growth has sparked the need for a COO and long-time employee Jen Dowd has been tapped for the position.

Bluefin Banks on BackBay

Tue, Feb. 21, 2017

By Editorial Staff

BluefinBluefin Payment Systems, which provides secure payment services for businesses, has named BackBay Communications as agency of record.

Stanton Rebrands, Refines

Thu, Feb. 16, 2017

By John O'Dwyer

Stanton - Elevate CommunicationsThe agency, previously known as Stanton PR & Marketing, has ditched the outdated thinking of dividing PR from marketing and now debuts as Stanton.

Getting Social with Investor Relations

Wed, Feb. 15, 2017

By Denise Garcia

Denise Garcia Social media has become a common stomping ground for consumers and business marketers, but it’s been slow to catch on as a communications channel for investor relations.

Cognito Taps Barr as Managing Dir.

Mon, Feb. 13, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Ryan BarrFinancial services PR shop Cognito has named Burson-Marsteller alum Ryan Barr as managing director in its New York office.

ICR Names New Partners

Wed, Jan. 25, 2017

By Editorial Staff

ICRPhil Denning, Anton Nicholas and Bo Park have been named as partners at investor relations giant ICR.

Roop & Co. Rings in New Year With Gedeon

Fri, Jan. 6, 2017

By Editorial Staff

Jacqueline GedeonJacqueline Gedeon, former TV news reporter, anchor and producer for an NBC affiliate in Montana, has joined Roop & Co. as assistant A/E.

AbMac Staffs Up on Both Coasts

Wed, Dec. 7, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Abernathy MacGregor staffersAbernathy MacGregor has added three senior VPs in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Financial Follies Roast Trump, Brexit

Fri, Nov. 18, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Financial FolliesThere was no shortage of material for the players at the 74th annual Financial Follies held last week in NYC.

Online Jeweler Blue Nile Goes Private

Tue, Nov. 15, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Blue NileBain Capital and Bow Street are taking the diamond retailer private in an all-cash deal valued at $500 million.

Haven Tower Group Picks Papazian

Wed, Nov. 9, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Ruth PapazianRuth Papazian, new chairman of Haven Tower Group, will work with firm president and managing partner Joseph Kuo to grow the retail financial services PR firm.

Joele Frank Serves PR Counsel to Chipotle as Ackman Looms

Tue, Nov. 1, 2016

By Editorial Staff

ChipotleChipotle, 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.

Nasdaq Taps Open Source Tech for IR

Fri, Oct. 28, 2016

By Editorial Staff

Nasdaq logoStarting in 2017, corporate solutions side of Nasdaq will offer IR website solutions backed up by input from the worldwide community of Drupal users.