Searcys at The Gherkin, London, UK
Buy-side analysts have benefited from algorithms and quantitative models for some time, enhancing the speed and accuracy of their decision-making. How can IROs use similarly advanced technology to further understand their investor base? With Mifid II radically changing the game, how much faith can you put in Big Data, automation and predictive analytics, and how much time would that free up to spend on strategic priorities?
To find out, IR Magazine & Q4 teamed up for this briefing.
What we discussed:
View photos below and the write up from the event here.
General manager, investor relations
Hetal has 16 Years experience at Arcelormittal working within group finance during the Arcelor and Mittal merger in 2006 and since the formation of the company in investor relations.
He has a bachelors degree in accounting and finance and is a qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA).
Managing Director, Europe
Investment manager and partner
Alex started his career in earth dams and water pipelines in Africa but by 2010 had built up sufficient experience in Equities to set up his first Long/Short Equity EU Fund as well as advising on Renewable Energy projects in the Caribbean. By 2013 Alex launched the first truly SRI Hedge Fund in Clean Tech and joined Finex LLP in 2015. Alex is a Chartered Fellow of the CISI and holds their Diploma in Fund Management and Investment Analysis. He read Civil Engineering at the University of Cape Town, has an MBA from Henley Management College and is also a Chartered Management Accountant. Alex also holds a Master of Philosophy from the University of Stellenbosch.
Steve Wade is a content researcher and conference producer at IR Magazine where he is responsible for crowd-sourcing intelligence on the big global issues facing investor relations. Steve also creates events where the IROs and the wider financial community can discuss, debate and learn about ways to develop the IR function.
Prior to IR Magazine, Steven’s background has been in corporate social responsibility and responsible investment. During this time Steve launched the ESG symposium, an event focused on connecting the socially responsible investment community with corporate sustainability leaders at listed companies. Steve was a judge for the Deloitte Green Frog Awards, celebrating the best corporate reporting in Eastern Europe. Steve also presented research at the Global Sustainable Event Summit in London and has spoken about extra-financial reporting with the United Nations Global Compact, the World Bank and the Polish Ministry of Finance.
Steve has a Bachelors degree in Event Management and enjoys playing rugby in his spare time.
We’re pleased to be partnering with Q4 to make this event possible. Q4 is a global leader in cloud-based investor relations and capital market solutions. Thousands of brands around the world use Q4 website, webcasting, CRM, analytics and shareholder analytics solutions to better connect with their investors and understand the capital markets.
In June 2016, Q4 launched Q4 Desktop, the industry’s first fully integrated investor relations platform, which integrates communications tools, surveillance and analytics into a fully featured IR workflow and CRM application. Q4 has offices in New York, Chicago, Toronto, Copenhagen, and London.
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