• IR 101: The Value of a Properly Executed Earnings Release

    October 14, 2014

    Much more than the quarterly reporting chore that so many companies view it as, an earnings release done right is a vital tool that offers companies with an opportunity to manage expectations, influence analysis and guide investors (and the media, and everyone else) to the conversations you want to have At its most basic, the […]

  • An Infographic in your Earnings Release?

    October 8, 2014

    In the age of mass consumption, viral marketing and ever-shorter attention spans, it shouldn’t be surprising that infographics have emerged as a leading communications tool. Almost every query or topic has an associated infographic, from plot synopses of popular television shows to the latest Ebola statistics. The rise of the infographic has culminated in a […]

  • How to Strengthen Your Investor Presentation

    September 26, 2014

    A company’s investor presentation (IRP), when done correctly, serves as an essential tool to lay the groundwork for a successful investment pitch. The IRP provides a critical avenue to outline key financial indicators and operational and strategic highlights, and understanding buy-side expectations is the first step towards developing a winning product. A survey conducted by […]

  • Investor Relations in Hush-Hush Culture

    September 10, 2014

    One of the things finance students learn in university is the characteristics of an efficient stock market. In 1970, economist Eugene Fama developed the Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) which argues that investors ultimately cannot outperform the market since all relevant information is already reflected in the stock price. In practice, however, not all markets can […]

  • Seven Leading Egyptian Issuers Launch IR Microsites on InktankIR

    April 4, 2013

    After a breathless month and a half, we’re more than a little proud to announce today that we have launched this week InktankIR, our bilingual investor relations microsite platform. It’s the first of a suite of applications we’re launching this year to help investor relations professionals — and other pros working ‘for the house’ — minimize […]

  • What the EGX Wants: An Arabic Investor Relations Website

    March 23, 2013

    It’s time to take Arabic disclosure seriously — if only because the good folks at the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) say so. By 1 April 2013, every EGX-listed company is required to have an Arabic web presence to ensure that local and other Arabic-speaking investors have access to the same quality of information as do institutional […]