Motivating the “New Normal” digital communications

April 21st, 2020|

This statement could be copy pasted into any Board motivational paper and underpinned by a commitment by a company to engage digitally more progressively post COVID. We’ve set up ways for customers everywhere to find our company online In order to have increased levels of digital outreach in our industry, post COVID our company will [...]

Live Video For Investor Relations – A Challenge

April 17th, 2020|

The impact of COVID has resulted in investor relations teams of sub-Saharan listed companies considering live video as a publication. Sounds like a logical go-to thing to do but live video (Facebook or Zoom) for earnings presentations and regulatory reporting requirements has serious regulatory issues to consider. There are also a number of logistical issues [...]

Supporters of AfricanFinancials Initiative Launched

April 16th, 2020|

We have launched OUR SUPPORTERS page for people wanting to show their support for AfricanFinancials' mission to provide freely accessible and functional access to the prices, documents and news of Africa's listed companies. Submit your name, your LinkedIN profile and your inspirational message of support (on the link below) and we will publish your profile [...]

Why AfricanFinancials exists

March 24th, 2020|

Companies are not always effective in the dissemination of their basic governance and investor relations information. When it comes to listed organisations, getting the relevant data (such as share prices, reports and news) to shareholders and potential investors can be a challenge. Many of these large companies do not manage their websites effectively, or do [...]

Investor relations: the “why”​ from a common law, governance and commercial position

February 17th, 2020|

There are three main reasons why the investor relations function is important:- The common law position The corporate governance position The commercial position The common law position Directors have a common law obligation to shareholders in a public company. To provide a mechanism for shareholders to trade their shares To enable those investors to get a fair price in trading The former is [...]