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ICR Hosts AvePoint CEO TJ Jiang on the Welcome to the Arena Podcast


NEW YORK – October 6th, 2022 – ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, is pleased to announce that Dr. Tianyi (TJ) Jiang, CEO of AvePoint (NASDAQ: AVPT), recently appeared on Episode 46 of ICR’s “Welcome to the Arena” podcast. Welcome to the Arena is hosted by Tom Ryan, Co-Founder & CEO of ICR. TJ […]


How ESG Impacts Investor Decisions: Survey Results


Over the past few years, environmental, social and governance (ESG) has become a hot-button issue. But does a company’s ESG performance truly impact investment decisions? In a recent ICR|PRWeek survey, we asked a mix of investors and communications pros what really influences decision-making. The response was clear: ESG matters more than ever.  Below, we explore […]


Sponsors Announced for ICR’s 25th Anniversary Conference


Event to be held in Orlando, Florida, January 9-11, 2023 NEW YORK – October 3rd, 2022 – ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, today announced dates and initial sponsors for the 25th anniversary ICR Conference, one of the largest growth company investment conferences of the year. After two years in a virtual environment, the annual conference […]


ICR Publishes Q3 2022 SPAC Market Update


SPACs with Expiring Timelines are Moving Forward with Deals Despite Regulatory Uncertainty and Elevated Cost of Capital Companies Need Strategic Advice to Evaluate Different Financial Strategies that Maximize Capital at Merger Close NEW YORK – October 3rd, 2022 – ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, today released its Q3 2022 SPAC Market Update report. […]


Critical Communications Around SPAC Liquidation and De-Listing

By Phil Denning

Even before last year’s slowdown in SPAC activity, there was increasing discussion about the large number post-IPO SPACs struggling to complete mergers. In 2020, 247 SPACS were created and in 2021 that number grew to 613. But as of this writing, many of 2021’s active SPACs are still pre-deal, meaning they have not found a […]