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January 7, 2021

Direct Listing Becomes More Attractive, but Not for All Companies Going Public

Direct Listing Becomes More Attractive, but Not for All Companies Going Public The US Securities and Exchange Commission recently approved a proposed change to NYSE listing rules that would allow private companies to raise capital through a direct listing. Like an initial public offering, or IPO, a direct listing on…
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January 6, 2021

Foreign Institutional Investments in LatAm: What ADRs Told Us During 2020

Foreign Institutional Investments in LatAm: What ADRs Told Us During 2020 “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” - Søren Kierkegaard Introduction As the wounded world hobbled into 2021, the specter of rising infection rates is encouragingly mitigated by welcome optimism surrounding the roll out…
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January 5, 2021

Why SASB is Mission Critical for IR

Why SASB is Mission Critical for IR Accounting is the language of business, as we know. As financial accounting evolved over the centuries, new rules and standards emerged, terms were added to the lexicon, and applications clarified. In more recent years, the operating environments of companies have been changing dramatically…
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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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