Jse-Top 40 Boards 2011-2021: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same
August 26, 2021
While black women non-executive directors have a significantly stronger presence on JSE Top 40 company Boards compared to ten years ago, in 2021 white men still rule the roost at South Africa’s biggest listed enterprises.
Introducing our new Africa Division, Aprio ARM
The new division will be led by managing partner and shareholder, Webster Malido, who has extensive working knowledge and experience across all of the continent’s regions – East Africa covering Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda; West Africa covering Ghana and Nigeria; North Africa covering Egypt; Southern Africa covering Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe; and in the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius and the Seychelles.
Impact of Social Media on Share price and Liquidity
Like many industries disrupted by the internet and social media, the traditional model of investor communication has evolved . Some things have remained the same, such as earnings announcements, trading statements and updates as well as SENS announcements.
The Rise Of The Digital Retail Investor
Larger groups of risk averse traders are gathering on social media. They may not be trading large amounts individually, and they’re not armed with hugely accurate information, but together they’re able to wield significant clout. They buy and sell with frequency – and hold the potential to wreak havoc on share price volatility.
Who Are The Social Media ‘King-Makers’?
Chat forums – Reddit and Discord Chat forums like Reddit and Discord have made it easier for retail investors to gather with likeminded people who share their appetite for risk or strategy. With group names like “Stock Dads Discord”, “Options Trade Club” or “Wallstreetbets”, these informal gatherings have quickly […]
Gamestop – When 10m Davids Took Down A Goliath
August 25, 2021
The buying and selling of cryptocurrencies has created an entire generation of social media-era pundits who are less risk-averse, and their agility allows them to manage big swings in the value of their investments. “Hold the line!” This phrase became popular among retail investors on Reddit as a […]
End-To-End Website Development: Aprio Digital Launches Long4life’s New Corporate Website
April 14, 2021
Aprio Digital’s design and development team worked closely with the client, as well as the Aprio account team, to launch a brand new website for Long4Life in mid-February 2021
Ms Teams, Zoom And Other Platforms Have Evolved In Recent Months – Have Your Online Presentation Skills Kept Pace?
If you’re a regular presenter, you would have probably spent the past year of COVID-19 cursing the limitations of video conferencing programmes when it comes to elegantly delivering presentations to a remote audience.
Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC) and the role of Investor Relations
Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) have become immensely popular in the US. A SPAC is a company with no commercial operations, formed to raise capital through an Initial Public Offering (IPO) for the purpose of acquiring an existing company.
ESG in the context of Capital Allocation
Last month Aprio Investor Relations partnered with Six Capitals to discuss ESG in the context of capital allocation, what emerged from a capital allocation survey and why communication matters.