European IR Programs Spend Significantly on Fees and Travel

European IROs discuss their Investor Relations program budget allocations.


Overall, European IR programs are putting most of their budgets toward various fees and travel/road show expenses. However, across sector categories there are some differences in allocation prioritization that invite another look. IROs from publicly listed European firms shared their compensation and IR budget opinions in the 2019 All-Europe Executive Team survey.

  • How are European IR budgets being allocated?
  • How much is going toward fees vs. IRO compensation?
  • Where do IR programs diverge in their allocation?

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Investor Relations Officers from nearly 300 publicly listed European companies disclosed their compensation and budget opinions as part of Institutional Investor’s 2019 All-Europe Executive Team survey.