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People often ask about the risk of raising their profile. After all, as Warren Buffet says, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” So, why is it worth building your...

Cannings is proud to achieve a top 20 ranking in the Mergermarket league tables for PR advisory in M&A. In 2020, we advised on 6 global transactions worth a total of $1,568 USD million. You can learn more about our expertise in Transaction and Financial Communications here....

The pandemic has changed the way our political leaders communicate in a time of crisis. More facts, clearer messages, around the clock availability …  There are lessons here for CEOs, directors and senior executives, according to our Senior Director Luis M Garcia. In this piece...

Welcome back to our colleague Jana Tsiligiannis who returns to our team as an Associate Director after 2.5 years advising on financial communications in London. Her capital markets knowledge and insights on issues impacting companies abroad will be an asset to our listed and private clients in Australia...

Impressive team work from our client amaysim, who after disrupting the mobile market to become the fourth largest Australian telco, has received a $250 million bid from Optus, in an offer amaysim CEO Peter O‘Connell, describes as “too good to refuse”. amaysim’s share price was up...

Just four months in the seat, Boral’s recently appointed CEO, Zlatko Todorcevski, has delivered what media have called a “juicy deal” – selling Boral’s half share in plasterboard maker USG Boral for close to $1.5 billion to German conglomerate Knauf. The deal is part of a...

We are pleased to be shortlisted for this year’s Public Relations Institute of Australia Golden Target Awards for our Financial Communications Campaign - “Launching a fintech unicorn” - with Judo Bank. The Golden Target Awards are Australia’s longest-running and most prestigious public relations and communications awards - and we...

We recently interviewed Vas Kolesnikoff at ISS as part of our On the Couch with Cannings podcast series. Vas is Head of Australia and NZ Research and oversees research, board engagement and voting recommendations for Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). The key take-outs from our discussion about...