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With truckloads of cheap money sloshing around and all those skiing trips to Aspen cancelled, Australia’s investment bankers and corporate lawyers are busier than ever. Yes, we are in the middle of an M&A boom. In the past three months alone there’s been Afterpay’s record-breaking $39...

We all live a significant part of our lives online, and investors are no exception. According to a Rivel Research Group survey of buy-side professionals, 75% of respondents said their interest in a company is diminished when a company’s website is poorly designed, and recent data...

Over the last few years we’ve seen an increasing focus from investors on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues, and there’s no sign of it slowing down. In fact, it’s not only investors that are expecting companies to have a position on ESG issues – other...

Recently, I sat down with Alex Clarke from Ellerston Capital and Conor O’Prey from Canaccord Genuity, for our On The Coach podcast, to discuss what they will be focused on in company results this August reporting season and their tips for companies preparing their results...

There’s a sense of Groundhog Day as we approach this reporting season, with more lockdowns and restrictions imposed across much of Australia. So, what are investors expecting from company results? Corporate supply chains and cost inflation are two key areas of focus according to analysts and investors. Cannings Director Susie Reinhardt sits down...

For most of us, having to speak in front of a room full of strangers is the ultimate nightmare. In fact, even the most articulate of us can be reduced to a stammering fool when put in front of a microphone or lectern, irrespective of whether...

Knowing what your stakeholders think, and want, has never been more important. The reputation and value of your organisation depends on it. In April, the Australian Institute of Company Directors released a new guide to help boards and directors identify and elevate stakeholder voices. But often...

WPP AUNZ announced today that Luis M. Garcia has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of Cannings Strategic Communications, Australia’s most experienced corporate and financial communications firm, effective today. Mr. Garcia will replace Renée Bertuch, who is leaving the firm after eight years, including six...