Perspectives

Facing a Short Attack: Going Around the Critics

Once a short-seller publicly attacks your company, do you ignore them completely, declare all-out war, or pursue a middle course? Managing Director Sydney Isaacs builds on her earlier discussion of whether companies should respond to evaluate the options available.

Facing a Short Attack: Five Questions to Guide Your Response

An attack by an activist short-seller can be a profound communications challenge. Managing Director Sydney Isaacs presents five questions we ask our clients and ourselves in order to determine the optimal communications strategy in the face of a short attack.

Advocacy v. Leadership

While thought leadership is a hot topic today, for many CEOs better value lies in thought advocacy, adopting breakthrough ideas and getting them attention and approval in the public marketplace and in the corridors of power. Read more about how to effectively facilitate these opportunities.

Crisis: when should the board get involved?

Corporate boards have a lot to do these days, and the recent spate of high-profile crises suggests that crisis management should be a priority for directors. Two of our leading crisis management advisors, Jim MacGregor and Ian Campbell, offer their take on how boards should approach crisis preparation and management.

Top Ranked PE Communications Firm

Our longstanding commitment to advising a diverse private equity client base has once again earned us the top spot in The Deal’s private equity transaction communications advisory rankings. This time, we were number one for the first half of 2017 when we advised on 62 private equity transactions, following our top ranking for the full year 2016.

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