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Case Studies

Crisis Communications

When small-cap Company A decided to acquire two competitors in an effort to consolidate its production and increase its sales volume, its bold decision came as a shock to the market and to its larger peers who were portrayed as having missed the opportunity. Consolidation of its industry had come to a screeching halt in the last few years; therefore, it was seen as an aggressive move by one of the smaller players in the market...

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Implementing a Fixed Income Program

For many companies in Emerging Markets, issuing bonds is their first foray into the publicly-traded securities markets. While many opt for issuing debt in order to prevent from diluting shareholders, others can't ignore the attractiveness of funding at today's competitive costs. Company B was no exception with its first issuance in the international capital markets of an international bond which was oversubscribed at home and abroad...

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Maintaining a Successful IR Program

A responsible company evaluates its IR department regularly and under circumstances other than an impending crisis. With the market growing increasingly competitive, Company C hired i-advize to evaluate and spruce up their IR program. The company did not want to implement any drastic changes. They simply wanted a few suggestions that would prevent their IR program from becoming stale and to see where their program stood in comparison to other companies...

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Overcoming a Negative Perception

Company D, a large, internationally-renowned company, had a negative image within the investment community due to poor level of disclosure. It was attempting to salvage its reputation and to increase its exposure in the financial markets. i-advize was hired as a consultant and was asked to direct and develop an image makeover...

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Improving Liquidity

Company E is a large company with stock liquidity problems. Over the last couple of years, share liquidity has dropped significantly due to weak earnings results and subsequent analyst downgrades. In addition, the Company had three stock classes, each with small floats...

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