ICR News & Insights

It’s been said that knowledge has value only when it’s shared. So we’re happy to give you access to some of our best thinking, grounded in our observations, analysis and understanding of the issues that we’re all facing. We hope you find them of value to you and your organization.

01.11.21

ICR Asia Advised 13 Cross-Border Transactions in 2020, Accounting for Approximately $5 Billion in Capital Raised

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ICR Asia Advised 13 Cross-Border Transactions in 2020, Accounting for Approximately $5 Billion in Capital Raised Advised on eight IPOs in New York and Hong Kong that raised $4.8 billion, and five Asia-focused SPAC transactions  Advised on more new capital market listings in the U.S. from Asia region than any other communications firm Beijing, China – January 11, 2021 – ICR, a leading strategic communications and advisory firm, today announced that its Asia practice provided...

12.14.20

How to Run a Successful SPAC Communications Program

By ICR

In the world of public markets, 2020 has been the year of the SPAC. A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) transaction, also referred to as a business combination, is a complex transaction that requires a comprehensive communications strategy — one that’s markedly different than a communications strategy for a traditional IPO. The nuances of SPAC communications are critical because carefully managed media relations are key to the success of a SPAC. With a three-to-five month...

12.14.20

ESG 2021: A Call to Action on Diversity & Inclusion, Climate Change and ESG Impact on Proxy

By ICR

In 2020, the global coronavirus pandemic accelerated investor focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) to an inflection point. No longer are ESG issues sidelined in disclosure, filings, board meetings and investor engagements. Rather, they take center stage, demonstrating how being a steward to your customers, employees, investors and communities will enable you to reap financial gains. In this resource, we take an in-depth look into the changes 2021 will bring to ESG issues including...

12.11.20

ICR Capital Announces Record Year for Transaction Advisory

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ICR Capital Announces Record Year for Transaction Advisory Advises on more than 65 IPOs, Direct Listings, SPACs, Follow-Ons and other transactions valued at more than $75 Billion Broad Sector Exposure with Leading Market Share in Technology and Healthcare Continues to Expand Team with Industry Veterans NEW YORK (December 11, 2020) – ICR Capital, an equity capital markets advisory firm and affiliate of ICR, one of the world’s largest strategic communications agencies, today announced that it...

12.10.20

Listing Day Public Relations: How to Present Your Company to the Public

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An IPO presents a significant branding opportunity for companies. When a company goes public, it essentially launches a new product: its stock. That product must be marketed and managed just like any other product. That’s why communications around the IPO — leading up to and including listing day — are so important. Through these communications, your company can build relationships, elevate brand awareness, and present a consistent story to internal and external stakeholders. However, the...