The first half of 2014 advanced the trend of growth in DR capital raisings, which reached the highest level in three years. As of June 30, 41 new capital raising transactions globally raised $9.1 billion, substantially more than the $3.6 billion raised from 20 transactions during first half 2013.
As of March 31, total investment in DRs increased significantly compared to the same period in 2013. Trading in DRs was 75 billion in the first half 2014, up slightly from first half 2013, with a value of nearly $1.5 trillion. Fifty-five new sponsored programs had been established as of June 30. More than 3,700 DR programs are now available globally.>>
GLOBAL TRENDS IN INVESTOR RELATIONS 2013
A Survey Analysis of IR Practices Worldwide
Systemic market, political risk, followed by the uncertainty of new financial regulation are the top issues named by companies as having an impact on global market confidence, according to the results of our ninth annual investor relations survey conducted in late 2013.
The report Global Trends in Investor Relations 2013 looks at how publicly traded companies are managing their IR practices and the issues affecting them. It is based on survey results from nearly 700 respondents across 63 countries spanning the range of market cap and industry sectors. >>
NORTH AMERICAN INVESTOR VIEWS OF CORPORATE ACCESS
Identifying Opportunities for Expanding Investor Connectivity for Global Companies
The last decade has seen considerable growth in North American investors allocations to international equities. While this trend presents opportunities for issuers globally, it also poses challenges in how best to engage with the full range of the North American investor market.
In Insights into North American Investors Views of Corporate Access, we explore how the North American investment community views their existing access to global companies in order to help improve understanding and connectivity between global issuers and North American investors.>>