Investor Relations

Going Public In A Pandemic? Here’s What You Can Expect

Dun & Bradstreet CFO Bryan Hipsher shares his experience doing a roadshow with no road and why a good finance chief is like "the consigliere to the CEO."

Revenue Growth Management: Common Pitfalls And How To Win

The evidence suggests traditional RGM strategies will unintentionally lead to reductions in cash flow and shareholder value at a time when cash is critical. Here's how to avoid the pitfalls and minimize risk.

Responding To Crisis: Don’t Be Afraid To Take The Hit

It's always tempting to hide bad news during times of crisis, but taking a reputational hit today may build credibility and trust down the road.

Will Trump’s Six-Month SEC Checkup Reduce Short-Termism?

In America, we clean our teeth every six months and report our public company financials every three. Now, to root out short-term thinking in the C-Suite, President Trump has tweeted that what’s right for dentists is good for American business.

Q&A: FairWarning CEO Kurt Long On Launching Startups, Investor Relationships

FairWarning CEO Kurt Long has founded three companies over the course of his career and has learned the importance of partnering with outside investors to help take them to the next level.

Xerox: It Didn’t Have To End This Way

Xerox, the company that gave us the ethernet, the mouse, the graphical user interface, and the PC has succumbed as much to technology disruption as to corporate rot.

10 Steps CEOs can Take to Stop Activists Forcing them into M&A

The number of activist investor deals pushed by the likes of Carl Icahn are rising, putting boards on the defensive.

Why Bank and Utility CEOs Could Soon Have a lot More in Common

Utilities CEOs are valued for efficiently developing and maintaining portfolios of staid assets that typically provide investors with safe, yet unexciting regulated returns. Bank CEOs could soon be left touting the same skill set, a major consultancy group has suggested—and it's all due to the forces of digital disruption.

SPONSORED CONTENT: How Do Stakeholders Make Investment Decisions? The IR Website’s Critical Role

With 75% of institutional investors and analysts using corporate websites on a weekly basis, it’s critical your company’s IR website engages stakeholders and effectively communicates your company’s roadmap for generating both profit and sustained growth.

Mid-Market Companies are More Willing to Sell Themselves to Private Equity Buyers

More mid-market companies are willing to sell themselves to a private equity buyer today. These private equity firms are increasingly interested in the middle market, and in contrast with corporate buyers, can often offer more flexible deals.
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CEO Optimism Again Climbs In April Amid Soaring Vaccination Rate

Chief Executive’s latest poll of U.S. CEOs finds growing confidence in the future of the economy; most now expect rising profits, revenue, hiring and capital expenditures in the coming months.