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S4E01 - Mark Hayes From Breakwater Strategy on How The Elevated IRO is Navigating The Future of IR

Mark Hayes is Partner and Head of Capital Markets Advisory, Investor and Geopolitical Intelligence at Breakwater Strategy, a strategic communications and insights agency that advises their clients on how to navigate change, crises, and complexities.

2024-06-11
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S3E10 - Kiley Rawlins from Ulta Beauty on How to Effectively Prepare For and Manage Shareholder Activism

Kiley Rawlins has over 25 years of investor relations experience and is currently the Vice President - Investor Relations at Ulta Beauty. She has developed and led investor relations for Fortune 500 companies such as The Michael’s Companies, Family Dollar Stores, and Dollar General.

2024-03-04
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S3E9 - David Calusdian from Sharon Merrill on Effective Communication for IROs and Executives

David Calusdian, President at Sharon Merrill Advisors, is an accomplished communicator with over 30 years of experience in advising and coaching clients through critical communications events, ranging from IPOs, executive transitions, M&A, and more.

2024-02-20
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S3E8 - Jonathan Paterson from Harbor Access on Investor Targeting & Outreach Strategies for Small-Mid-Cap Companies

Jonathan Paterson is the founder and managing partner of Harbor Access Investor Relations and has three decades of buy-side, sell-side, and consultative experience. He has worked with both the buy and sell side at firms such as RBS, HSBC, and JP Morgan, as well as running several successful Corporate Access desks during his career. Jonathan is a regular contributor to IR Magazine and the global IR community.

2024-02-05
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S3E7 - Elizabeth Librizzi from AllianceBernstein on Demystifying Buy-Side Corporate Access

Elizabeth Librizzi is currently the Chief Administrative Officer for Equities at AllianceBernstein, where she leads the global team that runs corporate, external research, and expert and vendor relationships. Previously, Elizabeth was the Head of Corporate Access, US at Credit Suisse, and spent over 16 years at Morgan Stanley in various roles, including institutional equity sales, commission management sales, and as their Head of Corporate Access - North America.

2024-01-22
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S3E6 - Catherine Buan from Asana on What IROs Need to Know About Going Public

Catherine Buan is an award-winning IR executive with over 20 years in the tech industry and currently leads IR at Asana. Catherine’s experience spans several blue-chip Silicon Valley firms, including Oracle, Ariba, SAP Business Objects, DocuSign, AppDynamics, Okta, and Lyft. Catherine has been a part of several IPOs during her career, including Lyft, DocuSign, and Ariba.

2024-01-08
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S3E4 - Andrea Daley from Dentsply Sirona on Navigating IR Amidst Executive Transitions

Andrea Daley is the Vice President of Investor Relations at Dentsply Sirona, the world's largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies. Before joining Dentsply Sirona in 2021, Andrea spent nearly 20 years in finance roles at healthcare companies, including 15 years at Cardinal Health.

2023-12-10
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S3E3 - Adam Borgatti from Aecon on How to Expand Your Scope of Responsibility as an IRO

Adam Borgatti, CFA, CPIR, is Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations at Aecon Group. Prior to joining Aecon in 2009, Adam held leadership roles in the financial industry, including Vice President, RBC Capital Markets, Vice President, Investor Relations, at Scotiabank, and Vice President, National Bank Financial.

2023-11-27
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S3E2 - Moira Conlon from Financial Profiles on Balancing Long-Term Value with Short-Term Success When Communicating With Investors

Moira Conlon founded Financial Profiles 15 years ago during a recession, which helped to form their belief that every company has a story to tell in good times and bad. She’s an influential and award-winning corporate governance and PR leader, and a frequent contributor to Forbes, CFO Magazine, and IR Magazine. Financial Profiles has a demonstrated track record of leveraging best-in-class communications practices to help its clients attract capital, talent, customers, and media attention.

2023-11-13
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S3E1 - Kendra Brown from FactSet on How IR Can Become a Strategic Partner to the C-Suite

Kendra Brown is currently the SVP, Senior Director, Banking & Sell-Side Research at FactSet, a leading global financial digital platform and enterprise solutions provider. Kendra’s tenure at FactSet has spanned over two decades, including extensive experience in product management for the company, Chief of Staff, and prior to her current role, as the SVP and Head of Investor Relations. Kendra is an accomplished operational and strategic partner in the company, who’s work has helped to contribute to FactSet’s growth and innovation.

2023-10-30
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S2E10 - Jordyn Eskijian from H&R Block on Aligning Purpose and Performance Through ESG

Jordyn Eskijian is currently the Program Manager, Investor Relations & ESG at H&R Block. Prior to her current role, Jordyn held various financial, accounting, and data science roles within the company. Jordyn was recently named to NIRI’s Rising Leaders Under 40 list, and is the Programs Chair of the Kansas City Chapter Board.

2023-10-16
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S2E9 - Luke Wyse from Triumph Financial on The First 90 Days in a New IR Role

Luke Wyse, CFM, is currently the Senior Vice President, Finance & Investor Relations at Triumph Financial, serving as a strategic financial partner in the executive group working to drive shareholder value and facilitate the realization of corporate strategy. Before joining Triumph in 2014, he was Senior Vice President, Director of Finance for The F&M Bank & Trust Company, leading corporate finance activities and strategic, operational, and capital planning for the firm. Before joining F&M, Mr. Wyse served ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) in their I.T. Finance group. Earlier in his career, he worked in corporate finance departments at both Sterling Bancshares, Inc. (now Comerica) and Compass Bancshares, Inc. (now BBVA Compass).

2023-10-02
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S2E8 - Megan McGrath from Cushman & Wakefield on How To Build Better Relationships With the Sell-Side

Megan McGrath is currently the Senior Vice President, Investor Relations at Cushman & Wakefield, where she leads the IR function, providing strategic insight to the firm’s leadership team, Engages with existing and potential investors, and fosters working relationships with the equity research analyst community. Megan has over 20 years of experience working in IR and on the sell-side, with previous roles at companies such as Financial Profiles, Buckingham research, Lehman Brothers, Barclays Capital, and MKM Partners.

2023-09-18
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S2E7 - Alex Jorgensen from Prosek Partners on Ensuring You Have The Right Team to Go Public

Alex Jorgensen leads Prosek’s investor relations advisory practice, bringing diversified investor relations and corporate communications experience spanning the financial services, media and entertainment, technology, healthcare and life sciences industries. Alex has advised on over 35 go-to-market transactions across IPOs, Spins, SPACs and traditional M&A. In 2020, Alex was named to the National Investor Relations Institute’s 40-Under-40 list recognizing impactful IR professionals, and he currently sits on the committee of its New York NextGen chapter.

2023-09-05
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S2E6 - Chris Mayo from the London Stock Exchange on How to Expand Your Access to Capital

Chris Mayo, CFA, is the Head of Primary Markets, Americas, at the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). Chris helps companies and investment managers from the Americas access capital through corporate equity, debt, and fund listings on London’s public markets. He has more than 25 years of corporate finance experience in New York and London for Barclays, Salomon Smith Barney, Citi, and Schroders and has executed IPOs, financings, and M&A transactions in the US and Europe worth tens of billions of dollars. Previously, Chris was the Primary Markets specialist for LSEG in the technology and life science sectors and was also an investor and Head of Strategy for an early-stage cloud-managed services company, which exited to a UK technology company.

2023-08-21
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S2E5 - Mary Turnbull from Raymond James on Successful Corporate Access as an IRO

Mary Turnbull is the Managing Director and Head of Corporate Access at Raymond James, where she emphasizes collaborating with Investor Relations professionals to develop strategies for investor outreach and targeting. Mary is also partners with Capital Markets, Investment Banking, and Research professionals to build and source content for Raymond James-hosted general and sector-specific conferences, summits, symposiums, non-deal roadshows, and bespoke and industry experts. Before joining Raymond James, Mary served in various research, sales, and management roles at several sell-side investment banks, including Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank, and Salomon Smith Barney.

2023-08-08
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S2E4 - Rodney Nelson from Twilio on the Importance of Deeply Understanding Your Shareholder Base

Rodney Nelson—VP of Investor Relations at Twilio—is a senior finance leader in the technology sector with experience spanning enterprise software and internet businesses. Since June of 2020, Rodney has been a Board Member and Sponsorship Committee Chair of the Boston Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI Boston). Rodney brings a data-driven approach to building out core functions and processes that span finance and cross-functional initiatives, including partnering with both executive leadership and boards on strategic priorities. His tenure has helped him obtain a deep expertise in corporate strategy, equity and debt fundraising, public offerings, investor relations, financial and strategic planning, financial accounting and SEC reporting.

2023-07-24
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S2E3 - Gene Rubin from Rivel on Everything You Need To Know About Perception Studies

Gene Rubin is the President of Rivel, and has been with the company since 2000. He manages the overall growth of revenue and profitability of the firm while overseeing custom investor perception study projects for several dozen clients. Since joining the Rivel team, he has led 600+ investor perception study projects, advising senior management teams and boards in areas of strategic investor communications across all industries, with a heavier concentration in energy, materials, financials and industrials. Gene helped to create Rivel’s Executive Intelligence Council (now GuideLign) program and is also heavily involved in its research and programming processes. In addition, he has served as a mentor supporting the growth of Rivel’s consulting team since 2006.

2023-07-10
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S2E2 - Investor Targeting In The Real World With Scott Einberger From JLL

Scott Einberger is an accomplished investor relations and finance professional with over 20 years of experience. He is currently the IRO at JLL and has extensive experience in the food and beverage, consumer staples, and hospitality industries, with strong knowledge of market dynamics and industry drivers.

2023-06-19
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S1E10 - Building a Strong Support System: The Power of Community in Investor Relations with Matt Brusch, NIRI

Matt Brusch is President and CEO of NIRI: The Association for Investor Relations. He was previously COO, led professional development programs, credentialing, publications and communications for NIRI. He has over 25 years of experience leading the investor relations and corporate communications functions for several public companies, and he served in regulatory and marketing roles with the Nasdaq Stock Market.

2023-05-01
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S1E09: Bridging the Gap Between IR & PR to Build Attractive Investor Brands with Fabiane Goldstein, Grayling

Fabiane Goldstein established herself as a reference in Strategic IR in Latin America, serving clients of all sectors and sizes in strategic projects, writing dozens of articles, hosting and participating in several webinars. She brings 20 years of experience in the financial markets and is an expert on Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, Sustainability/ESG & Integrated Reports and the power of Social Media in the capital markets.

2023-04-17
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S1E08 - The Whole Picture: Involving Multiple Stakeholders in Investor Relations with Jeremy Cohen at Alight Solutions

Jeremy is Vice President of Investor Relations at Alight Solutions (SVP of Investor Relations at Edelman at the time of recording), and has worked closely with clients across numerous sectors, including financial services, industrials, consumer, healthcare and technology. Jeremy’s background includes special situations, M&A, ESG communications, crisis, public relations and investor relations, building the IR program at Gogo, and working as an equity analyst with Morningstar.

2023-04-03
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S1E07 - IR Innovators: Creative Tactics for Standing Out and Engaging Investors with Alyssa Barry & Caroline Sawamoto, irlabs

Alyssa Barry and Caroline Sawamoto are both Principals and Co-Founders at irlabs. Each boasts over 15-years of investor relations and capital markets experience. An activist by nature, Alyssa has raised over $1 billion of capital, led some of Canada’s most successful activism campaigns, managed M&A transactions and enhanced board governance frameworks. Caroline has supported numerous financing activities, both public and private, and helped raise over $650 million of capital.

2023-03-20
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S1E06 - IR on the Cutting Edge: Navigating Investor Relations in Emerging Industries With Leah Gibson, Cybin

Leah Gibson is a life sciences investor relations leader with nearly two decades of experience in corporate and shareholder communications, and business strategy development. She has worked with small-, mid- and large-cap publicly traded biotechnology companies in North America, including a $60B large-cap U.S. biotech focused on creating transformative medicines for serious genetic diseases.

2023-03-06
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S1E05 - Catapult Your Career: The Habits of High-Performing IROs with Smooch Repovich Rosenberg

Smooch Repovich Rosenberg is a pioneering executive search consultant, specializing in Investor Relations and Executive Communications. With a storied career spanning several decades, She is an expert at building high-performing teams and has helped businesses ranging from pre-IPO Startups to Fortune 100 Companies hire over 400 investor relations officers. She is also the only executive recruiter awarded with the prestigious title of NIRI Fellow.

2023-02-20
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S1E04 - Building a Strong Foundation: Creating an In-House Investor Relations Department from the Ground Up with Brooks Rennie, Byline Bank

Brooks O. Rennie is Head of Investor Relations at Byline Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE: BY). Mr. Rennie established and leads the company’s Investor Relations function in addition to responsibilities related to ESG. Mr. Rennie’s background includes experience in Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Development with a strong local and national network across multiple markets.

2023-02-06
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S1E03 - Best Practices for Earnings Calls with Jason Fooks, iStar

Jason Fooks is Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Marketing for both iStar Inc. (NYSE: STAR) and Safehold Inc. (NYSE: SAFE). In his tenure since joining iStar in 2006 and Safehold since its IPO in 2017, he was the recipient of IR Magazine’s award for Best Investor Relations by a Small-Cap Company. Jason also serves on the Company’s ESG advisory committee.

2023-01-18
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S1E02 - Winning the Battle for the Boardroom - Navigating the Do's and Don'ts of Proxy Fights with Michael Verrechia, Morrow Sodali

Michael Verrechia is Managing Director of the M&A and Activism Advisory Group at Morrow Sodali. With 20 years of experience, Mike provides strategic counsel in matters of shareholder activism in contested director elections, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and proxy solicitation.

2023-01-17
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S1E01 - The Most Frequently Asked Questions About ESG with Victoria Sivrais, Clermont Partners

Victoria Sivrais is a Partner of Clermont Partners, LLC, one of the only 100% women-owned investor relations and strategic communications firms in the United States. Victoria provides guidance to clients around critical communication issues, including best-practice financial communications and investor relations programs, ESG communications, M&A, and more.

2023-01-16
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The Ultimate Guide to Investor Relations

Discover how to create a successful investor relations strategy to help you engage with investors, analysts, and your leadership team.

2024-01-01
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State of IR 2024

Challenges, Opportunities and Priorities from Investor Relations, Executive, and Consultant Perspectives

2024-01-15
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The Ultimate Guide to Investor Targeting

Investor targeting plays a crucial role in investor relations - Learn all the Best Practices to Investor Targeting and Outreach

2023-08-14
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The Ultimate Guide to Shareholder Activism

A practical guide for investor relations professionals on how to identify and manage the risks of corporate activism.

2023-05-12
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ESG Toolkit for IROs: Part 2 - Applying an ESG Lens to Investor Relations Activities

ESG is an essential part of investor relations, but how can you use it to your advantage? Learn how in Part 2 of our ESG Toolkit for IROs.

2023-05-09
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The First 90 Days in a New IR Role

Packed with advice from IROs, this guide gives you everything you need to succeed in the first 90 days of your new investor relations role.

2023-04-11
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IR Directions: Board Reporting and Engagement Best Practices

Understand the best practices for Investor Relations professionals to engage and educate their board of directors and guide strategy.

2023-03-17
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ESG Toolkit for IROs: Part 1 - A Practical Guide to Understanding ESG - Featuring Novisto

Learn about how ESG affects publicly traded companies, why it matters, and how IROs can report on ESG in this new eBook by Novisto & Irwin.

2023-02-06
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The 6 Most Frequently Asked ESG Questions (and an Expert's Answers)

A practical guide for IR teams on where to focus effort and attention when it comes to ESG, including expert approved checklists!

2023-01-24
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Going Public Vs. Staying Private

There are risks to going public, but there are also benefits to consider! Understanding when the time is right to IPO is essential.

2023-01-05
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State of IR 2023

Irwin's State of Investor Relations survey uncovers a wide range of IR trends through the lens of the IRO, management teams, and consultants

2022-10-27
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Creating and Optimizing Relationships on the Sell-side

Sell-side analyst coverage is a critical part of any successful investor relations strategy. Learn how to optimize your analyst coverage.

2022-06-08
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State of the IRO

Learn more about what makes the IRO an integral part of your investor relations strategy.

2022-05-16
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How Irwin Can Help You Lower Your Cost of Capital

This guide will help you to better understand how to lower your cost of capital

2022-03-28
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Views From the Buy Side Ebook

Get insight and recommendations from investors on how to communicate, engage, and win the attention of the buy-side.

2022-01-31
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How to Understand and Engage with the Modern Retail Investor

Discover what drives your retail investor base and learn how to communicate with the different styles of retail investor

2021-11-26
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How to Target Better Investors for Your Company

A checklist for IR teams looking to enhance their investor targeting efforts

2021-11-05
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The Step-by-Step Guide to Choosing an IR Software

it's important to select an IR-specific software platform that's right for you and your unique needs.

2021-10-25
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How to Better Prepare for Your Investor Meeting

Use this checklist to help develop a strong catered pitch for your next investor meeting.

2021-07-19
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Guide to Writing a Successful Investor Email

Win over more investors with our ultimate Guide to Writing a Successful Investor Email.

2021-10-27
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NIRI Webinar: Embracing Equity - Paving the Path to an Equitable Future for Women in IR

Hear the lived experiences of women who have grown successful careers in IR and continue navigating the evolving industry.

2023-03-20
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Offense vs. Defense: How to Shape Your IR Strategy in a Market Downturn.

Irwin & LodeRock Present: Offense vs. Defense: How to shape your IR strategy in a market downturn. A market downturn can be one of the most demanding times to be involved in investor relations. While some management teams choose to retrench and communicate less in difficult times, it's typically not the best solution. Staying proactive and educating investors about where and how you’re focusing your efforts can be challenging—but it’s crucial to protect your credibility and trust with the investment community. In this webinar, we'll discuss: - The importance of maintaining an active marketing program during a downturn. - Selling management on a proactive path and strategy forward. - Where and how to focus your efforts that lead to the best outcomes. - Getting ready for an upturn and what to think about next. Speakers Include: - David Whyte, CEO & Co-Founder - Irwin - Moderator - Gus Papageorgiou, Head of Investor Relations, Lightspeed HQ - Michele Robitaille, Managing Director, Head of Responsible Investing - Guardian Capital - Ian Tharp, Capital Markets Communications, LodeRock

2023-01-26
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How Do You Achieve an Optimal Shareholder Base

During the webinar "Your Journey to and Through the Public Markets: Attract, Engage and Retain Investors," the irlabs, Odyssey Trust, and Irwin teams discuss how public companies can optimize their shareholder base.

2022-10-17
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How to Attract Investors as a Newly Public Company

During the webinar "Your Journey to and Through the Public Markets: Attract, Engage, and Retain Investors", the irlabs, Odyssey Trust, and Irwin teams discuss the best strategies for attracting new investors as a public company.

2022-10-15
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What is IR Debt? And how can IR teams avoid it?

David Whyte, CEO & Co-founder of Irwin discusses the concept of IR Debt and provides investor relations strategic advice for teams to avoid or reduce their IR debt as a public company.

2022-10-14
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From Noise to Necessity: ESG Building Blocks for More Strategic IR Programs

This webinar is a practical toolkit for IROs looking to get started or enhance their ESG journey. We will discuss the first steps to developing an ESG strategy with long-term value creation for prospective investors and shareholders and help you better understand the purpose of ESG data and why it is essential to IROs.

2022-10-05
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Measuring Performance: How to Prove IR's Value to Management Webinar

In this NIRI webinar, Irwin co-founder & COO Mark Fasken, and panel of industry experts discuss measuring performance and how to prove IR's value to management.

2021-12-21
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Five Mistakes to Avoid When Targeting and Prospecting Investors

In this NIRI webinar, Irwin co-founder and COO Mark Fasken discusses some of the common mistakes companies make when targeting and prospecting investors.

2021-12-21
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Everything You Need to Know Post-IPO

Being a public company is very different than being a private company and comes with a new set of challenges. David Whyte, CEO & Co-Founder of Irwin, shares inside tips on post IPO.

2021-04-13
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How Changes In The Asset Management Industry Affect How You Market Your Company

Join Irwin CEO David Whyte as he leads an expert panel through a discussion on how changes in the asset management industry affect how you market your company.

2021-11-23
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Interview With Alliance Advisors

Investor Relations continues to grow and evolve leading IR teams to adopt new practices and strategies to function at peak levels including identifying new pools of capital and effectively managing relationships.

2021-03-02
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Case Studies

Winning IR Podcast Episodes

S4E01 - Mark Hayes From Breakwater Strategy on How The Elevated IRO is Navigating The Future of IR

Mark Hayes is Partner and Head of Capital Markets Advisory, Investor and Geopolitical Intelligence at Breakwater Strategy, a strategic communications and insights agency that advises their clients on how to navigate change, crises, and complexities.

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S3E10 - Kiley Rawlins from Ulta Beauty on How to Effectively Prepare For and Manage Shareholder Activism

Kiley Rawlins has over 25 years of investor relations experience and is currently the Vice President - Investor Relations at Ulta Beauty. She has developed and led investor relations for Fortune 500 companies such as The Michael’s Companies, Family Dollar Stores, and Dollar General.

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S3E8 - Jonathan Paterson from Harbor Access on Investor Targeting & Outreach Strategies for Small-Mid-Cap Companies

Jonathan Paterson is the founder and managing partner of Harbor Access Investor Relations and has three decades of buy-side, sell-side, and consultative experience. He has worked with both the buy and sell side at firms such as RBS, HSBC, and JP Morgan, as well as running several successful Corporate Access desks during his career. Jonathan is a regular contributor to IR Magazine and the global IR community.

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S3E7 - Elizabeth Librizzi from AllianceBernstein on Demystifying Buy-Side Corporate Access

Elizabeth Librizzi is currently the Chief Administrative Officer for Equities at AllianceBernstein, where she leads the global team that runs corporate, external research, and expert and vendor relationships. Previously, Elizabeth was the Head of Corporate Access, US at Credit Suisse, and spent over 16 years at Morgan Stanley in various roles, including institutional equity sales, commission management sales, and as their Head of Corporate Access - North America.

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S3E6 - Catherine Buan from Asana on What IROs Need to Know About Going Public

Catherine Buan is an award-winning IR executive with over 20 years in the tech industry and currently leads IR at Asana. Catherine’s experience spans several blue-chip Silicon Valley firms, including Oracle, Ariba, SAP Business Objects, DocuSign, AppDynamics, Okta, and Lyft. Catherine has been a part of several IPOs during her career, including Lyft, DocuSign, and Ariba.

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S3E4 - Andrea Daley from Dentsply Sirona on Navigating IR Amidst Executive Transitions

Andrea Daley is the Vice President of Investor Relations at Dentsply Sirona, the world's largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies. Before joining Dentsply Sirona in 2021, Andrea spent nearly 20 years in finance roles at healthcare companies, including 15 years at Cardinal Health.

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S3E3 - Adam Borgatti from Aecon on How to Expand Your Scope of Responsibility as an IRO

Adam Borgatti, CFA, CPIR, is Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations at Aecon Group. Prior to joining Aecon in 2009, Adam held leadership roles in the financial industry, including Vice President, RBC Capital Markets, Vice President, Investor Relations, at Scotiabank, and Vice President, National Bank Financial.

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Download Our Latest eBooks

Get insight and recommendations from our investor relations resources and eBooks.

The Ultimate Guide to Investor Relations

Discover how to create a successful investor relations strategy to help you engage with investors, analysts, and your leadership team.

Read more
State of IR 2024

Challenges, Opportunities and Priorities from Investor Relations, Executive, and Consultant Perspectives

Read more
The Ultimate Guide to Investor Targeting

Investor targeting plays a crucial role in investor relations - Learn all the Best Practices to Investor Targeting and Outreach

Read more
The Ultimate Guide to Shareholder Activism

A practical guide for investor relations professionals on how to identify and manage the risks of corporate activism.

Read more
ESG Toolkit for IROs: Part 2 - Applying an ESG Lens to Investor Relations Activities

ESG is an essential part of investor relations, but how can you use it to your advantage? Learn how in Part 2 of our ESG Toolkit for IROs.

Read more
The First 90 Days in a New IR Role

Packed with advice from IROs, this guide gives you everything you need to succeed in the first 90 days of your new investor relations role.

Read more
IR Directions: Board Reporting and Engagement Best Practices

Understand the best practices for Investor Relations professionals to engage and educate their board of directors and guide strategy.

Read more

Webinars & Videos

NIRI Webinar: Embracing Equity - Paving the Path to an Equitable Future for Women in IR

Hear the lived experiences of women who have grown successful careers in IR and continue navigating the evolving industry.

Read More
Offense vs. Defense: How to Shape Your IR Strategy in a Market Downturn.

Irwin & LodeRock Present: Offense vs. Defense: How to shape your IR strategy in a market downturn. A market downturn can be one of the most demanding times to be involved in investor relations. While some management teams choose to retrench and communicate less in difficult times, it's typically not the best solution. Staying proactive and educating investors about where and how you’re focusing your efforts can be challenging—but it’s crucial to protect your credibility and trust with the investment community. In this webinar, we'll discuss: - The importance of maintaining an active marketing program during a downturn. - Selling management on a proactive path and strategy forward. - Where and how to focus your efforts that lead to the best outcomes. - Getting ready for an upturn and what to think about next. Speakers Include: - David Whyte, CEO & Co-Founder - Irwin - Moderator - Gus Papageorgiou, Head of Investor Relations, Lightspeed HQ - Michele Robitaille, Managing Director, Head of Responsible Investing - Guardian Capital - Ian Tharp, Capital Markets Communications, LodeRock

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How Do You Achieve an Optimal Shareholder Base

During the webinar "Your Journey to and Through the Public Markets: Attract, Engage and Retain Investors," the irlabs, Odyssey Trust, and Irwin teams discuss how public companies can optimize their shareholder base.

Read More
How to Attract Investors as a Newly Public Company

During the webinar "Your Journey to and Through the Public Markets: Attract, Engage, and Retain Investors", the irlabs, Odyssey Trust, and Irwin teams discuss the best strategies for attracting new investors as a public company.

Read More
What is IR Debt? And how can IR teams avoid it?

David Whyte, CEO & Co-founder of Irwin discusses the concept of IR Debt and provides investor relations strategic advice for teams to avoid or reduce their IR debt as a public company.

Read More
From Noise to Necessity: ESG Building Blocks for More Strategic IR Programs

This webinar is a practical toolkit for IROs looking to get started or enhance their ESG journey. We will discuss the first steps to developing an ESG strategy with long-term value creation for prospective investors and shareholders and help you better understand the purpose of ESG data and why it is essential to IROs.

Read More
Measuring Performance: How to Prove IR's Value to Management Webinar

In this NIRI webinar, Irwin co-founder & COO Mark Fasken, and panel of industry experts discuss measuring performance and how to prove IR's value to management.

Read More
Five Mistakes to Avoid When Targeting and Prospecting Investors

In this NIRI webinar, Irwin co-founder and COO Mark Fasken discusses some of the common mistakes companies make when targeting and prospecting investors.

Read More
Everything You Need to Know Post-IPO

Being a public company is very different than being a private company and comes with a new set of challenges. David Whyte, CEO & Co-Founder of Irwin, shares inside tips on post IPO.

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