ICR News & Insights

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5 Critical Elements of a Successful R&D Day

By Patti Bank

Is it the right time for your company to host a research and development (R&D) event for investors and analysts? If your company has an updated message, a new program to reveal, or a refreshed message to tell, it might make sense to bring in the investment community. However, to make the event a success, there are many factors to consider, from selecting the venue to following up after the event. Learn some of the...


ICR Supported the Three Largest U.S. IPOs from Asia in 2019

--ICR’s Asia Practice Helped Asia-Based Firms Raise More Than $1.9bn-- --Capital Raised Exceeds Combined Total of All Other Communications Firms-- Beijing, China – January 9, 2020 – ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, today announced that its Asia practice provided capital markets communication support to the three largest U.S. IPO transactions of Asia-based companies in 2019, namely those of DouYu International, a Chinese eSports live stream platform, Luckin Coffee, a Chinese new retail...


Preparing for a Media Interview: Follow These 5 Tips

By Quinn Kelsey

The thought of a media interview can be daunting for many executives. Whether it’s a lack of media interview experience, an unfounded perception that journalists are “out to get you,” or fear of accidentally saying something you will later regret, it is understandable that media interviews can be anxiety-inducing endeavors for some executives. However, engaging with the media plays an important role in any company’s success. It is incumbent on companies to ensure that their...


ICR Expands PR Leadership with Executive Hires in Key Sectors

Doug Donsky Joins ICR as a Managing Director, Financial Services Kate Coyle Hired as Senior Vice President, Healthcare New York, NY – (December 19, 2019) – ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, announced today that it has named Doug Donsky as Managing Director in the firm’s financial services division, and Kate Coyle as Senior Vice President in the firm’s healthcare public relations (PR) practice, which operates under the brand: Westwicke, an ICR Company....


The 6 Most Important Pieces of Your Investor Relations Strategy

By Michael Kim

A thoughtful investor relations strategy is vital for any company aiming for growth and success. The right strategy can help raise your company’s profile, tell your story and enhance your credibility with Wall Street. A well-designed program is also critical for targeting and building relationship with the investors most likely to back your company. Reaching these objectives, however, requires a mix of many different elements — from a well-established corporate story to an effective IR...