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Join us in April as we explore best practises in investor targeting. Find out what top IROs are using to hone in on the most appropriate investors for their companies and how their targeting methodology changes to attract new investors outside of Canada. Learn how new technologies and service providers are reaching new levels of sophistication. Our experienced panel features three individuals with extensive knowledge in what’s happening in Canada and around the world. This event is eligible for 2 CEUs.
This event will be available by archive webcast after the event.
Amy Schwalm, Vice President, Investor Relations, Rogers Communications Inc.
Amy Schwalm is Vice President, Investor Relations at Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI), a leading diversified Canadian communications and media company that is Canada's largest provider of wireless communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet, information technology, and telephony services to consumers and businesses. Amy has over 15 years’ experience in investor relations and finance. She has been with Rogers since 2015 and as VP, IR is responsible for the development and execution of a global investor relations program liaising with institutional investors and over sell-side equity analysts. Previous to Rogers, Amy held the position of Vice President, Investor Relations at Barrick Gold Corporation. She joined Barrick in 2002 and held various finance roles before becoming Barrick’s Senior Director of Investor Relations in 2007. Prior to Barrick, she held manager roles at PwC and Arthur Andersen. She holds a Chartered Accountant/CPA.
President, Corbin Advisors
Farber joined Corbin in 2016 as Vice President and provides investor relations counsel to the firm’s clients in
both strategic and financial areas. Bringing a creative and thoughtful approach
to problem solving and actionable corporate financial
communications, Gary helps companies envision new approaches to investor
messaging, company positioning
and shareholder targeting. He is highly experienced
in developing investor marketing materials and analyzing management strategy,
business models, and financial and industry trends. He
also has extensive experience communicating with a diverse group of
constituents including CEOs, CFOs, Boards, and key stakeholders in areas including earnings reports and disclosure, company restructurings,
M&A activity, shareholder activism and security offerings. Mr.
Farber has over twenty years’ experience as both a sell side analyst, as well
as an equity research generalist on the buy side. As a sell-side specialist
Gary worked at Cowen, SunTrust Banks and CL King & Associates covering a
variety of sectors including industrials and media and entertainment. On the
buy-side, Gary was an equity research generalist focused on small and
mid-cap stocks at Rochdale Investment Management, a subsidiary of City National
Bank. Gary is a
Certified Public Accountant with an MBA from UCLA and a BA in Accounting from
Franklin & Marshall College. He also holds the Series 7, 63, 86 & 87
Paul Marcus, Sales Executive, IPREO
Paul Marcus has been instrumental in helping public companies market their stock to institutional investors since 1999. He was an early member of the Bigdough.com team, the first online IR database, and an initial member of Ipreo’s corporate IR services team. He has worked with over 1000 public companies all over the world helping them optimize their internal IR systems, and currently is in charge of Ipreo’s Canadian corporate IR business.
Amy Pandori, Former Head of Corporate Access, BMO Capital Markets
& Founder, Ava's Help
Amy Pandori spent 17 years in banking at BMO Capital Markets, spearheading the first Corporate Access Team in Canada. She worked closely with corporations across all sectors, helping them expand their investor relations base and built strong relationships with portfolio managers globally. She was involved with many IPOs, including Franco Nevada and The Hudson’s Bay Company, and was integral in BMO conferences. She recently left her position to start her own business, Ava’s Help, an online technology company that connects parents with trusted, pre-screened babysitters.