Bucharest, May 28, 2019 – The Romanian Investor Relations Association (ARIR) has successfully organised the first edition of Analyst Relations & Investor Relations Forum (AR&IR Forum), a conference dedicated to best practices in investor relations and corporate governance. In line with this year’s theme „Winning strategies for attracting investors and capital”, the event program included insightful presentations on the current status of investor relations in Romania, upcoming European capital markets projects, as well as multiple case studies and international best practice reviews in financial and non-financial reporting.
Daniela Șerban, ARIR President:
We are pleased to see such a large attendance among representatives of the Bucharest Stock Exchange listed companies and to observe their eagerness to advance Investor Relations & Corporate Governance practices within their teams. Having hosted international renowned speakers and partners in Bucharest, alongside Romanian capital market professionals, the Forum became an important milestone in ARIR’s journey towards making Romania more competitive on the international capital markets.
Among top speakers there were Claire Lavery, Executive Director, Europe & Asia, Rivel Research Group; Hagen Schweinitz, Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry International and Colin Lovering, Institute of Sales and Marketing.
The event’s main partners were Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB – the most important institution of the local capital market, organizes and manages the regulated markets of financial instruments & ARIR founding member), ALRO (BVB: ALR, one of the largest vertically integrated aluminium producers, by capacity, in Europe & ARIR founding member), ACCA (The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), INNOVA Project Consulting (a sustainability consulting company), Livehouse Europe (a leading streaming & video communications company), Zebra Corporate Communications Ltd (a global brand leading the field in digital reporting) and Mazars Romania (an international audit and financial advisory partnership).
Media partners were www.Financialintelligence.ro and www.Juridice.ro. Institutional partners were CFA Society Romania, Sharesinside, Institutional Investor and Association of Bulgarian Investor Relations Directors.