February 16, 2012
LAST DAYS TO REGISTER for the 2012 IR Global Rankings:
Deadline is February 20, 2012
The registration period for European and North American Companies for the 14th annual edition of the IR Global Rankings and Awards (“IRGR”) has entered its final days - deadline is Monday 20, 2012. This event, supported by Arnold & Porter, KPMG, MZ Group and Sodali is a unique external review of any company‘s communication process with the capital markets.
The list of large-cap companies participating in the 2012 IR Global Ranking is extensive, including names such as BASF, FEDEX, INTEL, MICROSOFT, PHILIPS, THYSSENKRUPP, SHELL, UPS, among others. However, our ranking system is aimed in aggregating value to companies of all sizes. Because of this we encourage everyone to join as your company will benefit from our comprehensive feedback report with improvement opportunities, benchmarks and IR trends on IR Websites, Corporate Governance Practices and Financial Disclosure Procedures.
TO PARTICIPATE, COMPANIES ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER. Don’t miss out, FREE and PAID participation options in line with your company´s needs! TO REGISTER please click here, or visit www.irglobalrankings.com. To learn more, access our 2012 Information Package.
More than 80 European companies have already registered for the 2012 IR Global Rankings, among them (in alphabetical order): AEGON, Agnico-Eagle Mines, Akamai Technologies, Amer Sports, American Public Education, Inc., AT&T, Barry Callebaut, BASF, Bayer, BBVA, BMO Financial Group, BNP PARIBAS, BRE Bank, Caterpillar Inc., CGI Group Inc., Cisco Systems, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, EVN AG, EVRAZ, FedEx Corp., Ferrovial S.A., Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, Galp Energia, General Electric, Gruppo Campari, Hannover Re, Hera, Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc., Hess Corporation, Hexagon AB, Indesit Company, ING Groep, Interactive Brokers, Kennametal Inc., Life Technologies, Microsoft, Millenniumbcp, MorphoSys AG, Mota-Engil, National Bank of Canada, NextEra Energy, NIS a.d. Novi Sad, ONEOK Partners, PHILIPS, PotashCorp, PPG Industries, Inc., Procter & Gamble, RBS, Royal Dutch Shell, Ryder System, Inc., Sopra Group, Tav Airports Holding, Technip, The Cooper Companies, The Hertz Corporation, ThyssenKrupp, Turk Telekom, UCB, UPS, URS Corporation, Vienna Insurance Group and Viscofan.
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About IR Global Rankings: Solid communication with the investment community is a key priority for investor relations and corporate governance professionals, once value creation (stock prices) and risk perception can be managed. The implementation of best practices in communicating with the capital markets and fair disclosure procedures do help companies in earning and maintaining investor confidence. The annual IR Global Rankings and Awards survey is the most comprehensive auditing and ranking system for IR websites, corporate governance practices and financial disclosure procedures - a great opportunity to benchmark IR efforts vis-ŕ-vis peers and industry leaders. Based on extensive proprietary research of publicly held companies and investors, and supported by input from independent audit, corporate governance and legal experts, IR Global Rankings methodology is highly detailed, transparent and fully accessible to all participants. The annual IR Global Rankings and Awards have grown each year since 1999.
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