MBI believes that a consistent and transparent approach to investor relations maximizes credibility, liquidity and valuation while minimizing liability and crisis situations.
The MBI investor relations team collaborates with senior management to form a credible and proactive investor relations program through clear and consistent messaging. MBI’s Investor Relations team provides clients with substantial industry, agency and Wall Street experience to develop the optimum strategy for each company and skills to execute the strategy.
MBI Investor Relations Services Include:
Strategic Counsel—Too often, communications at busy companies become more reactive than proactive. At MBI, we guide our clients through a step-by-step process to gain an overall perspective on how communications can best support their corporate strategy. We work with senior management to ensure that communications activities maximize credibility and corporate value while minimizing liability and mitigating crisis situations through consistent corporate positioning and delivery of key messages. We will work with you to build and implement an effective communication plan and will conduct market intelligence and constituency audits as needed to help you gain a thorough understanding of how your company, your management team and your business strategy are perceived in the market.
Financial Community Targeting—Having the right investors in your stock, the right analysts following your progress and the right investment banking partners supporting your company is essential to your business. MBI conducts universe analyses to identify the right targets, organize roadshows and work behind the scenes to enhance these relationships. Programs include analyst meetings, conference outreach, institutional roadshows and retail outreach programs.
Shareholder Communication — Effective and compliant shareholder communication builds your company’s credibility and is critical to your success. MBI will help you formulate an appropriate disclosure policy and work with you to prepare the materials and your team for these disclosures including press releases, conference calls, webcasts, analyst meetings, special events, roadshows and company presentations
Mergers and Acquisition Programs —MBI has in-depth experience with all types of merger, acquisition and collaborative transactions. We can provide a comprehensive process to reach all audiences to support these important events including: employees, investors, shareholders, partners, regulatory authorities, local communities, vendors, etc.
Branding / Image Building — A unique identity within the crowded life sciences market is essential for differentiating your company and building visibility. MBI will help you craft a distinctive brand image that will positively position your company in the minds of important stakeholders, partners and media. We also work with clients to rebrand their companies when changing circumstances require a new strategy. After helping you effectively position your Company, we will work with your team on messaging, presentation development and speaker training to consistently reinforce your brand.
Crisis Communications— How well a company communicates in the midst of a crisis has a direct impact on the management team’s credibility and the overall resolution of the situation. MBI works closely with our clients to proactively develop crisis communication plans and provides real-time support when crisis situations arise. Scenarios include: trial failures, regulatory surprises, shareholder activism, physical plant disasters, selective disclosure issues, animal rights activism, abrupt management or board changes, hostile takeovers.
Run-up-to-IPO—MBI offers its private clients a broad array of services to prepare for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) or transition to the public markets. These programs include messaging, peer universe analyses, pre-IPO investor education and outreach, financial conference outreach, road show presentation development, media briefings, materials auditing, and development and implementation of important internal investor relations systems and procedures.