“Be Prepared” - Ensuring your organisation is ready for a cyber-attack

A week on from the global cyber-attack, the dust has settled on the immediate crisis and it’s time to take a critical look at how prepared your organisation is for the ongoing threat of a data breach. Media Officer Sarah-Jane Aston explains. 

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Sticking to your knitting

Businesses thrive when they concentrate on their core strengths. If you are good at what you do and focus on that, there is the potential to succeed, even in a crowded market. Associate Director Andrew Rowell explains.

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Turning the tables on short sellers

Short selling is when an investor makes money from a company’s share price going down rather than up. Special Counsel Brad Thompson describes the effect this practice could have on ASX-listed companies.    

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Righting the wrongs in prospectus disclosure

Australia’s corporate watchdog has made it clear that scores of companies aren’t adhering to correct disclosure practices when going to the market for funds. Special Counsel Brad Thompson explains. 
 

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Mining outlook is warm and sunny

Cape Town's 121 conference is a great way for resources companies to meet investors, while getting a feel for market trends. This year's event was no exception. Associate Director Andrew Rowell explains. 

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Looking into the crystal ball for 2017

What can we expect from the financial markets in the year 2017? Account Manager Andrew Rowell explains.

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Answering the Conference Call

Industry conferences can take up a lot of time and money. Investor Relations Account Manager Andrew Rowell explains how to choose wisely.

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Social Skills Worth Honing

Luke Forrestal discusses how social media can influence investments and why there's more and more interest in investment tools which leverage social platforms to inform investment choices.

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Three things we learned at Diggers & Dealers

After a few lean years in terms of investor sentiment, it was definitely a case of the bulls outnumbering the bears at Diggers this year.

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Price is what you pay, Value is what you get

This pearl of wisdom from Warren Buffett, uttered in reference to the fact that share prices often don’t reflect the underlying value of a company, is something all investors should remember when allocating their hard earned dollars to the market.

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AGM and Shareholder Engagement Stepping Out of the 19th Century

Shareholders and the way companies communicate with them are a curious juxtaposition, Andrew Rowell explains. 

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Your 2016 Diggers & Dealers Checklist

How ready are you for Diggers & Dealers? We look at what you need to start addressing two months out.

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Latin America ready to dance

Although long the runner-up to Africa in terms of attracting foreign investment from Australian resources companies, some of the more favourable jurisdictions in Latin America are now coming to the fore.

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Are You An “Unsophisticated Investor”?

If you earn less than $250 000 pa and have less than $2.5m in assets, the Government considers you to be an “unsophisticated investor” for the purposes of section 708 of the Corporations Act and they are hell bent on protecting you from yourself.

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Cannings Purple welcomes new Board member Matt Birney

We are proud to introduce the newest member of the team, Matt Birney, who has joined Cannings Purple’s Board of Directors.

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One for the true believers

This year’s mining conferences in Cape Town were for the true believers in the resources sector. 

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Facing the Music

Few things are as potentially fearful or joyous for a Managing Director than facing up to a room full of shareholders at the company’s Annual General Meeting. 

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How An IR Strategy Helps In Turbulent Times

With investor confidence low,  now is the time to create an investor relations strategy to help sell your unique proposition. Michael Cairnduff explains how.

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