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Creative Disruption | Inside the Driving Forces of Disruptive Innovation

Creative Disruption | Inside the Driving Forces of Disruptive Innovation

By Renee Wilson, Chief Client Officer, MSLGROUP Detaching from traditional roles and responsibilities can spawn incredibly creative ideas. Reflecting on her chairmanship of the PR ...

Localizing Data and Insights | #DataInDataOut

Localizing Data and Insights | #DataInDataOut

By Aruna Handique, Planning Manager, MSLGROUP Localization matters. Despite globalization and the connectedness it brings, we cannot overlook the importance of real relationships, ...

Organising for Real-Time | #FutureofCreativity

Organising for Real-Time | #FutureofCreativity

By Jean-Philippe Martzel, Deputy General Manager and Head of Strategic Planning, DigitasLBi France Welcome to the age of Real-Time Brands Tide and Oreo are well-known as real-time ...

Lead climate change awareness by partnering with Millennials

Lead climate change awareness by partnering with Millennials

By Scott Beaudoin, Global Practice Director, Corporate & Brand Citizenship, MSLGROUP The debate around climate change has been gradually but increasingly making its way to the ...

Nikkei Buys Financial Times

Nikkei Buys Financial Times

By Dr. Jochen Legewie, Managing Director, CNC Communications, Japan, MSLGROUP The deal was in the making for some time. The Nikkei, driven by its current president, gets very serio ...

Inspiring Innovations: Pushing the Boundaries

Inspiring Innovations: Pushing the Boundaries

By Melanie Joe, Consultant - Research and Insights, MSLGROUP Lily –the flying camera #FlyingCamera In 2013, ‘selfie’ was named the Word of the Year, and in 2014, the selfie stick b ...

Now You See It, Now You Don’t | #MSLMatters

Now You See It, Now You Don’t | #MSLMatters

By Lucy Cording, Digital Associate Director, MSLGROUP In the last two years, brands have faced the growing need to fully understand how their customers and audiences can not only f ...

Nikkei Buys Financial Times

By Dr. Jochen Legewie, Managing Director, CNC Communications, Japan, MSLGROUP The deal was in the making for some time. The Nikkei, driven by its current president, gets very serious about its internationalization. 20 months ago, Nikkei embarked on its internationalization drive with the launch of the Nikkei Asian Review. I was among those who doubted its chances of success in challenging the FT and the WSJ ...

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Plea for Strategic IR – The IRO Role – Mouthpiece or Strategic Advisor?

An increasingly complex global capital markets environment and the growing willingness of institutional shareholders to become active, if not activist, investors have amplified demands on how companies interact with shareholders, and put significant pressure on IR teams. Today more than ever, making full use of the IR role means deploying it as a strategic asset that gauges market sentiment and helps Board ...

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A Letter from Asia: The Privilege of Rapid Growth is Not Without Challenge

By Glenn Osaki, President – Asia, MSLGROUP It is not hard to see why the 21st century has been coined the “Asian Century” as the region continues its upward march. Concentrated population growth, increasing educational levels and the rapid advance of urbanisation are all driving GDP expansion. According to the World Bank, Asia is the engine driving global economic growth—far more than any other region in th ...

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The Changing Nature of Investor Behaviour

By Glenn Osaki, President – Asia, MSLGROUP While the benefits of portfolio diversification are generally accepted, opinion on whether a correlation can be found between portfolio concentration and performance remains divided. But, for investor relations professionals and executives alike, an understanding of time horizons and their company’s place in an investor’s portfolio are important in evaluating the l ...

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A Letter from the US: The Basics of Activism

By Tom Davies, Senior Vice President, Kekst and Company [Preface: The purpose of this commentary is to provide a concise, high-level overview of shareholder activism that includes a summary of the current landscape, key findings from the investor survey and a primer on the importance of shareholder communications. This document is not intended to serve as legal advice, which should be obtained from counsel. ...

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Interactive Infographic: MSLGROUP 2014: Year In Review

2014 has been a special year for MSLGROUP, our North America team was named one of the Top Places to Work for in PR in PRNews’ 2014 list. Our Netherlands office was also featured in PRWeek’s list of global office pride. We continued our acquisition spree with Qorvis joining the MSLGROUP family in Jan 2014, followed by the acquisiont of sustainability firm Salterbaxter in August 2014. Romanian PR agency – Th ...

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A Letter from Europe: Business Value, Much More Than a Sum of the Parts

By Claire Maloney, Managing Director, Capital MSL As Warren Buffett would say, buying a company is about more than just price. Traditional methods of determining economic value may have changed significantly in recent times, but the impact intangibles can have on corporate valuations continues to divide opinion. Academics assert that up to half of a company’s value lies not on its balance sheet, but in its ...

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Critical Factors Driving Investor Decision Making

By Claire Maloney, Managing Director, Capital MSL Fact plus instinct, financial plus non-financial factors... There are multiple factors that impact how institutional investors make investment decisions about which companies to invest in, which companies to continue to hold and which companies to liquidate from a portfolio. In this study, we have drawn a distinction between financial and non-financial facto ...

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Introducing MSLGROUP’s Institutional Investor Insight Report

By Roland Klein, financial practice leader, MSLGROUP, and partner, CNC Communications Global capital markets overtook bank lending as the leading source of long term finance in 2009 as the fall-out from the 2008 financial crisis lowered risk appetite within banks considerably. The effective functioning of these markets is more important to society’s economic progress than ever before. But the views of insti ...

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Big Thinking Breakfast With Gerard Lyons

By Bronwen Andrews, EMEA Business Development Director,MSLGROUP London Have you ever looked out of the window as you come in to land at the airport and wondered why things down there appear so simple? Then when the buildings and the cars and the people come into view, the world becomes complicated again with a myriad of detail to consider. It’s an analogy that was skilfully applied by Boris Johnson’s chief ...

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