Navigating today's complex business environment
The purpose of capital markets has always been bringing together companies and investors navigating asymmetric information. Since the advent of the digital age, the speed and complexity of information exchanged between principals and agents has increased significantly, heightening the need for a clearly defined capital markets communications strategy.
Weber Shandwick’s Capital Markets Communications team are seasoned advisors with proven track- records working with high-profile public and private organizations, and their top executives, across a range of sectors. We offer the specialty expertise of a boutique consultancy alongside the power and creative minds of a global network. We advise clients on a variety of complex business issues and events including mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, restructurings, C-suite transitions, spin-offs, litigation and regulatory inquiries. As counsellors, we understand the complex communications landscape in the modern financial ecosystem and recognize the importance of a tailored financial media strategy to tell our clients’ stories compellingly.
As practitioners with buy and sell-side backgrounds we take a highly targeted approach when communicating financial news to key internal and external stakeholders where every signal tells a story. This includes a deep understanding of finance, a keen insight into the regulatory environment, an appreciation of the evolving ESG landscape and the know-how to effectively shape perception – including the relevant messages and channels for delivery.
We're Known For...
- Quarterly earnings support
- Management changes
- Restructurings and bankruptcy
- Shareholder/financial litigation
- Corporate reputation and strategic positioning
- Integrated ESG communications
- Business media relations, including executive coaching
Jul 27, 2021
ESG Leadership in a Post-COVID World
Every company needs an environmental, social and governance strategy backed by a robust communications plan to engage key stakeholders. We dig into the key trends shaping this new mandate and provide guidance on how companies can better engage stakeholders and elevate their leadership on ESG.
Apr 15, 2020
Controlling Your Financial Story this Earnings Season
Our team shares eight imperatives companies must consider to ensure their story is clear, effective and accessible.
Sep 23, 2019
The Rise of Purpose, ESG and Implications for Corporate Communicators
Marc Drechsler on the trend towards clients asking for guidance in defining or refining their purpose and how to communicate to diverse audiences around ESG criteria.
Published by Purpose Decoded
Financial Communications Team
Marc Drechsler, Global
Executive Vice President, Capital Markets Communications