When Deals Spring a Leak
We released an analysis of North American M&A over the last three years to answer some fundamental questions about the impact leaks have on major deal announcements.
Abernathy MacGregor Expands Strategic Communications Offering to Meet Evolving Client Demand
September 10, 2019
We're excited to announce that we've expanded our offering with the launch of a Washington, D.C. office led by Sarah Knakmuhs, Mike Hotra and Liz Sidoti. This is the latest component of the firm’s ongoing strategic evolution to address growing communications, engagement and advocacy needs of CEOs, board directors and senior executives.
Employee Advocacy on Environmental and Social Issues: Are Your Board and Management Team Prepared?
Corporate employees are increasingly likely to speak up about their employers’ actions (or lack thereof) on environmental and social issues. In a recent piece for Corporate Board Member, Abernathy MacGregor’s Kensey Biggs, Jeremy Jacobs, and Kendell Moore share insight on how companies can avoid becoming a target of their own employees.
Buybacks: Communications Considerations in the Current Environment
A recent proposal regarding corporate stock buybacks has reframed what has historically been viewed as a purely economic decision to more of a social issue, and corporate leaders and communicators may now need to grapple with the social repercussions of the financial decisions they make for capital allocation.
After The ACA: Economic imperatives for hospitals won’t change and hospital stakeholder communications remain vital
The relentless noise from Washington generates headlines by the hour, many of them about the Affordable Care Act and its impending repeal. The uncertainty this creates calls for hospital boards and managements to redouble their efforts on stakeholder communications and outreach to prepare audiences for the inevitable changes in the marketplace.