Kekst CNC News Jan 21 2020

Kekst CNC #2 Globally in M&A League Tables

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Daniel Del Re Crisis and Issues Management Jan 20 2020

The Year Ahead in Hong Kong

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Kekst CNC Shareholder Activism and Corporate Governance Jan 15 2020

Discussion on Shareholder Activism at Keizai Koho Center’s Global Communications Series

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Blogs

Financial communications

COVID-19 has spread across the world, leading to unprecedented lockdowns and an unpredictable business environment for companies everywhere. This paper provides an analysis of FTSE 100 COVID-19 inancial reporting between the start of 2020 and 3 April and highlights the uncertainty facing UK-listed companies and the investment community as we move into uncharted waters.

Corporate communications

In these turbulent times, clear messaging and good communication matter more than ever.  Whether supporting staff through this difficult period, providing customers with up-to-date information or offering the public valuable insights into the fight against COVID-19, it is important to get the tone, message and medium right.

Crisis and Issues Management

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is the first global pandemic to unfold in the era of social media, with an unprecedented volume of conversations going on around us. Every 45 milliseconds, a COVID-19 related tweet enters the conversation

News

Appointments

New York/Munich, 2 April 2020 – Kekst CNC, the global strategic communications consultancy, today announced that Elvira Pignal, Nathan Riggs and Anntal Silver, three senior consulting professionals, have been named Partners of the firm.

News

21 January 2020 – Kekst CNC, the global strategic communications firm, has once again strengthened its position globally, as well as in each of its core regions, in the Mergermarket M&A league tables 2019.

Appointments

London/Munich, 20 December 2019 – The global strategic communications firm Kekst CNC continues to grow, welcoming back three senior communications executives, all of whom started their careers with the business more than a decade ago.

Events

Shareholder Activism and Corporate Governance

Shareholder activism has surged in Japan over the past few years. In addition to the increasing number of activist campaigns, a record 65 Japanese companies received shareholder proposals during this year’s AGM season. This is reflective of the government’s corporate governance reform, such as the introduction and revision of the stewardship code and corporate governance code serving as a tailwind.

Shareholder Activism and Corporate Governance

Shareholder activism has made massive inroads into Japan over the last four years. In 2018, the number of activist campaigns in Asia surpassed the number across Europe for the first time, with Japan accounting for the majority of cases in Asia.

Corporate communications

The digital revolution and the rise in smartphones, blockchain and artificial intelligence is reshaping the business world. As a result, we are seeing the emergence of a new trend that is threatening to disrupt these technologies and how we use them – that of data ethics.