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Katherine Fennell

Director
Katherine specializes in financial communications. She has advised numerous high profile clients on capital market communications, with a particular focus on financial reporting and IPOs.

Katherine has extensive experience in investor relations best practice and special situations, e.g. Corporate Governance, Shareholder Targeting and Activism.

Katherine has extensive experience in investor relations best practice and special situations, e.g. Corporate Governance, Shareholder Targeting and Activism.

Katherine first gained investor relations experience at Makinson Cowell, a leading advisor to FTSE100 and FTSE250 Boards and then at Edison Group,  where she focused on developing and implementing effective investor relations programmes for mid to micro cap companies.

Following Makinson Cowell’s acquisition by KPMG in 2013, she was briefly seconded to KPMG’s Global Strategy team, supporting the firm’s chairman’s office.

Since joining Kekst CNC in 2016, Katherine has worked on numerous IPOs, IR mandates, defense cases and reputational / crisis events.

Katherine completed a Masters in Geographical Research at Cambridge University in 2012. She also holds a Bachelors degree in Geography from King’s College London. Katherine has completed CFA Level II.


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Why GameStop Only Reinforces The Need For Investor Relations to Digitalize Fast

Investor relations (IR) professionals have discussed the idea of digital IR for as long as we can remember. In the dot com bubble, this meant monitoring investor chat rooms. In the early noughties that meant the IR website got an overhaul. In the 2010s, that meant a focus on webcasting and video content. There has been little real change to the cadence of communications or conventional investor targeting, media monitoring and engagement programs.

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FTSE 100 Financial Reporting During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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.

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