Financial Communications

To communicate financial results, an investment, IPO or an acquisition requires specific advisory, communication and project management skills. We offer a full range of investor relations services, such as Capital Markets, IPO and M&A Communications.

Capital Markets Communications

The preparation for key announcements, such as divestments, full-year, half-year and quarterly results, are significantly high stressful for stock listed and private companies. Consistent communication and managing expectations are essential. 

Our activities include:

  • Press release, holding statements & Q&A: writing, editing, coordination of input
  • Spokespersonship: Delivering of the message to media, analysts, investors
  • Interview pitching, managing, preparation and guidance of Board members
  • Equity story: messaging development, adapting for various stakeholders
  • Press, analysts, investor conference, town hall meeting: prep training session and counseling of Board members on announcement day
  • Advice on announcement day planning
  • Corporate Positioning: board room training sessions, stakeholder overviews, developing of communications plan
  • Board Positioning: individual training sessions, communications plan

Contact Véronique Schyns

IPO Communications

When companies consider a listing on Euronext Amsterdam, we help with the preparations through all stages of the process.

Our IPO Communications services include advice and production of documents:

  • Adapting the equity story for various stakeholders
  • Website content, message development, Q&A’s
  • Input on presentations
  • Board prep training sessions
  • Press release, holding statements & Q&A: writing, editing, coordination of input
  • Spokespersonship: Delivering of the message to media, analysts, investors
  • Interview pitching, managing, preparation and interview guidance of Board members
  • Stakeholder overview, communication plan

Contact Véronique Schyns

M&A Communications

There are many challenges in M&A Communications, such as to convince various stakeholders of the reasons of the deal, when would be the right timing of the announcement and managing leakage of information. 1602 Communications has extensive experience to support with all these challenges.  

Our activities include advice and execution on:

  • Press release, holding statements & Q&A: writing, editing, coordination of input
  • Spokespersonship: delivering of the message to media, analysts, investors
  • Interview pitching, managing, preparation and guidance of Board members
  • Messaging development, editing, storylines for various stakeholders
  • Press, analysts, investor conference, town hall meeting: preparation training session for Board members and counseling on announcement day
  • Advice on announcement day planning & activities
  • Communications plan going forward
  • Advice on integration process communication

Contact Véronique Schyns