Institutional Investor surveys buy-side analysts, portfolio managers and sell-side analysts at securities firms and financial institutions across the world to name the best investor relations programs, best CEOs, CFOs and IR Professionals in their sectors.

Six distinct rankings are published:

The survey is conducted separately for the United States, Europe, Emerging EMEA, Latin America, Japan and Asia, with results published annually. To round out our research, we adopt a triangular approach by asking leading companies, buy-side individuals and sell-side analysts to evaluate several aspects of investor relations communication. The comprehensive, underlying research is captured in the balloting process and used to compile our Investor Relations Perception Study. The Study is a reliable benchmark used by companies to measure their industry performance and the change in perception over time.

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Institutional Investor Research is fast becoming the leader of investor relations research, providing unrivaled independent analysis for companies globally. Our research is based on the expert opinions of the international investment community. We provide detailed feedback to companies about the perception of their investor relations efforts and how they can further improve the key aspects of their communication with the investment community. Through our annual studies of the global equities markets, we have exceptional access to the world's leading investment professionals. 

Each study includes detailed rankings of "best practice" across several key criteria used to measure the effectiveness of a company's IR communications. A company can therefore identify the strengths and challenges quickly of their IR strategy relative to their peer group. Alongside the rankings of "best practice" we provide IROs the opportunity to compare their company practice to that of their peers, including resource allocation and the preferred means of communication with the buy and sell side. 

For additional information, contact: 

Ursula Kizy
Director, Americas
1120 Avenue of the Americas, 6th Fl.,
New York, NY 10036T: +1 (212) 224-3124

Amani Korayeim Director, EMEA Sales and Product Development
8 Bouverie St, London EC4Y 8AX, United Kingdom
M: +44 7973 664 909
T: +44 20 7779 8535

Cara Eio
Head of Asia, II Research
38/F Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong M: +852 9773 1800
T: +852 2912 8051