How social media is enabling proactive leadership accountability in Africa

December 14, 2022

Africa still largely lags regions such as Europe or North America in terms of social media or internet penetration among its population. However, things are improving. In recent years, these platforms have become more readily accessible, thanks in part to a broader rollout of more affordable broadband internet services and relatively cheaper mobile data services.

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Investor Relations trends in 2023

We have identified four trends that are likely to impact Investor Relations in the year ahead and provide some guidance for Investor Relations programmes:

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A year of Recovery

For many of us, 2022 has been a year of recovery and a return to some form of normality after months of living cautiously and working remotely. From a workplace perspective, there is no doubt that hybrid working is the future – our people benefit from the flexibility of coming […]

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The evolution of Investor Relations (IR): The trends shaping IR

September 26, 2022

At the start of the year, the London Stock Exchange conducted an online survey amongst its issuers to determine developments in IR. The survey affirmed well-known trends. Nevertheless, it is always useful to recap on what’s shaping the profession to ensure that IR efforts are focused and yielding requisite results.

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The use of more advanced technology in Investor Relations

Most companies have successfully embraced technology in the form of virtual meetings and interactive platforms for example, especially over the past two years. Given the evolution of how information is consumed and the cost benefits of using technology, this is an expected trend.

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Aprio Supports Launch of Zambian Breweries` land mark $80 Million Investment Project

September 16, 2022

Aprio ARM recently supported AB InBev’s Zambian Breweries subsidiary when it officially announced a major new investment commitment in Zambia.

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Botswana: Portrait of a rich heritage, stability and progress

May 16, 2022

Botswana is in many ways, an exceptional nation. It is Africa’s oldest democracy, one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world, and one of the world’s fastest-growing economies. It is the likely birthplace of modern humans, and home to rolling grasslands and savannah, an imposing desert and, surprisingly, rich waterways.

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Using Professional Service Providers Optimally

The modern era has seen an increase in job specialisation across almost every professional field. From an investor relations perspective, an external third party brings an independent lens, benchmarking and global best practice.

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Is It Worth Waiting For A Crisis To Realise Investor Relations` True Value

April 25, 2022

Much has been written about the value of investor relations (IR), with many concluding that the discipline is capable of delivering a competitive advantage and enhancing value through efficient communication, enabling companies to effectively compete for capital.

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Introducing Aprio ARM Botswana

January 18, 2022

Botswana continues to rank highly in terms of ease of doing business. The country’s macro-economic policy maintains a low, stable and predictable level of inflation, making it a regionally and globally competitive economy, attracting foreign investors and providing value to commercial enterprises.

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