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November 23, 2020

The Intersection of ESG and IR Best Practices: A Management and Board Imperative

The Intersection of ESG and IR Best Practices: A Management and Board Imperative   The ESG performance of companies is a major factor in the investment decisions of equity and fixed income investors across the world that manage approximately $40 trillion of capital in the aggregate, a performance factor that’s…
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October 5, 2020

Ivan Peill & Leading Experts Discuss How ESG Impacts Valuation and Brands

On September 3, 2020 Ivan Peill, Senior Director and member of InspIR Group’s ESG Integration practice joined leading experts Bonnie Nixon, Sustainable Brands and former Director of Global Sustainability for Mattel, Walmart and HP and Elaine Salewske, Director of Sustainability Integration, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company to discuss how Corporate Social Responsibility…
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August 3, 2020

An Initial View of Key Second Quarter Earnings Call Themes

An Initial View of Key Second Quarter Earnings Call Themes With Mexico’s Q2 2020 reporting deadline behind us- one of the first in Latin America- and Brazilian issuers well into their reporting preparation, we took a look at some prevalent themes dominating earnings calls over the last two weeks. It’s…
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July 28, 2020

Investor Targeting Mitigates Pension Fund Redemptions

Investor Targeting Mitigates Pension Fund Redemptions Potential changes to the rules governing pension funds and their administration in Latin America matter to our clients; these funds may account for an important portion of their shareholder base. While some regulatory changes are temporary and prompted by the global pandemic, other changes…
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July 16, 2020

SPACs: An Attractive Alternative to an IPO for Target Companies?

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs, have gained popularity in recent months, with US-listed SPACs raising over $12 billion during the first half of 2020.  More than half of the IPOs to list on the NYSE during this period were SPACs. This exchange accounted for 82 percent, or $8.8 billion,…
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June 18, 2020

InspIR’s Q & A with Edward Vallejo on Integrating ESG and IR to Maximize Value: An Issuer’s Point of View

InspIR’s Q & A with Edward Vallejo on Integrating ESG and IR to Maximize Value: An Issuer’s Point of View   On May 27, 2020, InspIR Group hosted the first of its InspIR Insights webinar series.  Ivan Peill, InspIR Senior Director and member of the Firm’s ESG Integration team moderated…
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June 18, 2020

InspIR’s Q & A with Chad Spitler on Integrating ESG and IR to Maximize Value: An Investor’s Point of View

InspIR’s Q & A with Chad Spitler on Integrating ESG and IR to Maximize Value: An Investor’s Point of View   On May 27, 2020, InspIR Group hosted the first of its InspIR Insights webinar series.  Ivan Peill, InspIR Senior Director and member of the Firm’s ESG Integration team moderated…
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May 1, 2020

What is the difference between withdrawing and suspending guidance?

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WITHDRAWING AND SUSPENDING GUIDANCE? Based on regulatory filings, media reports and legal commentary since February, there does not appear to be a material distinction between the use of “withdraw” or “suspend”, as regards cautioning the investment community not to rely on previously published performance guidance.…
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April 17, 2020

1Q20 EARNINGS: A CHECK LIST IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19

1Q20 EARNINGS: A CHECK LIST IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19 According to a report UBS recently published, the discrepancy between analysts’ estimates for listed companies’ profit and price target is the greatest seen over the past 20 years. But this should come as little surprise, given the significant uncertainty related to…
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April 16, 2020

A Review of COVID-19 Related Disclosure by the Top Industry Filers with the SEC

A Review of COVID-19 Related Disclosure by the Top Industry Filers with the SEC For most management teams, the first quarter earnings disclosure period will be amongst the most challenging ever faced.   The earnings period has begun this week with the big banks in the U.S. reporting first. March retail…
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