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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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InsightsWebinars
July 13, 2020

Access Replay of Near Term Perspectives from the Buy Side on Latin America

InspIR Insights on Near Term Perspectives from the Buy Side on Latin America features Portfolio Managers from Canada’s Westwood International Advisors, a multi-asset and emerging markets asset manager, Compass Group, an independent Latin American asset manager, Brazil’s Occam, manager of multi-strategy hedge, equity and pension funds, and Mexico-based PAAMCO Miren,…
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InsightsWebinars
July 11, 2020

Access the Highlights of Near Term Perspectives from the Buy Side on Latin America

InspIR Insights on Near Term Perspectives from the Buy Side on Latin America features Portfolio Managers from Canada’s Westwood International Advisors, a multi-asset and emerging markets asset manager, Compass Group, an independent Latin American asset manager, Brazil’s Occam, manager of multi-strategy hedge, equity and pension funds, and Mexico-based PAAMCO Miren,…
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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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ArticlesInsights
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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InsightsWebinars
June 11, 2020

Access Replay of Integrating Investor Relations and ESG to Maximize Value: Setting Priorities

InspIR Insights Integrating Investor Relations and ESG to Maximize Value: Setting Priorities features  Edward Vallejo, VP of Investor Relations and architect of the American Water ESG program; S&P’s highest ESG rated company in the U.S. and second highest globally;  Chad Spitler, CEO of Third Economy and former COO for BlackRock’s…
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InsightsWebinars
June 11, 2020

Access Replay of InspIR Insights Webinar “Integrating Investor Relations and ESG to Maximize Value”

Access Replay of InspIR Insights Webinar “Integrating Investor Relations and ESG to Maximize Value” On May 27, 2020 InspiR Group hosted a webinar, Integrating Investor Relations and ESG to Maximize Value. It was the first of our series of InspIR Insight webinars aimed at delivering highly informative, thought-provoking programming to…
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May 22, 2020

InspIR CEO participates in NYSE Expert Call Series: Latin America’s Market Trends & Takeaways

InspIR CEO participates in NYSE Expert Call Series:  Latin America’s Market Trends & Takeaways On May 20, 2020 Monique Skruzny, CEO InspIR Group participated as an expert panelist on the New York Stock Exchange Expert Call Series: Latin America’s Market Trends & Takeaways.  The briefing was moderated by Nicolas Arino,…
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ArticlesInsights
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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