Regulations in China related to outgoing foreign investments are gradually loosening. As a result, investor relations executives at Western corporations are increasingly questioning if and how they should attract Chinese institutional investors. In an effort to analyze this issue, AMO, the international network of financial communications agencies, of which Abernathy MacGregor is a founding member, recently conducted a survey among investor relations professionals at 71 listed multinational corporations in 12 countries...
True story: Federal agencies raided a for-profit college’s multiple campuses. Yellow police tape surrounded the administration buildings. Uniformed agents filled moving trucks with file cabinets and computer terminals. Everything came to a stunned halt.
A major corporate press release takes lots of work, lots of people: PR people, IR people, inside counsel, outside counsel, executive management, maybe investment bankers, maybe the board of directors. Say 30 to 100 person-hours, spread over a week, costing between $10,000 and $40,000.
The key to a European roadshow is to think local, says James MacGregor
In a crisis, the people you care most about want very simple, very fast information that’s relevant to them