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Arindon Online Annual Report

  1. 1. The Investor Relations Company<br />
  2. 2. TRANSPARENCY USING ONLINE REPORTING<br />Online Annual Report<br />Reproduction and distribution of this material without the express written consent of ARINDON is strictly prohibited.<br />2011<br />
  3. 3. What’s wrong with PDF annual reports?<br />PDF’s are a conversion of the original printed version.<br />PDF’s are:<br /><ul><li>not optimized for long documents to be view on a computer screen.
  4. 4. time consuming to download
  5. 5. wasteful to print
  6. 6. not preferred by professional investors</li></li></ul><li>PDF’s are not user friendly<br />“Imagine scrolling 254 pages to read the annual report…”<br />“This chart has been cut off, requires vertical scrolling...”<br />“To see the rest of this table, requires horizontal scrolling..”<br />“Have to zoom in to view this...”<br />
  7. 7. The alternative is Online Annual Reports<br />Global best Practice Online HTML Annual Reports for Public Listed Companies<br />
  8. 8. Benefits<br />
  9. 9. Best Practice for online disclosure<br />Online annual reports are the choice for best practice online corporate reporting and disclosure. Our online annual report solution converts your printed annual report into a fully browse-able website in full HTML. <br />Online annual reports opens possibilities<br />Our online annual report websites can help get your key messages across to investors by utilizing multimedia tools such as audio or video that may not be possible with a printed annual report or PDF version.. <br />Communicate better with investors<br />Unlike traditional methods of making the annual report available online via scanned images or PDFs, our online annual report websites provide a faster and easier ways for both institutional and retail investors to retrieve information from the annual report. <br />
  10. 10. OAR lite & Premium<br />Timeline<br />Benefits<br />Business Days<br />Options<br />LITE<br />PREMIUM<br />20 Working Days<br />40 Working Days*<br />Pre-designed web template<br />Customised layout to mirror Published annual report<br />See a 2minute video illustrating how much faster our online annual report are compared to PDFs. It can be viewed at:<br />* For premium OAR, the existing Annual Report and scope the design concept will be taken into consideration. For examples of customised IR design see RBS ( Please note that the pricing does not include the production of web tv/videos. Hong Bao media is our partner for financial media production.<br />
  11. 11. The 3 minute test…<br />Research has shown that the average investor spends 3 minutes on your annual report. <br />3 minutes to concisely communicate the important information and performance of your company<br />Does your annual report pass the test?<br />SOURCE: Corporate PRM, UKPicture:<br />
  12. 12. Why Online Annual Reports!<br />Some rights reserved by JohnSeb<br />Investors are on the move. <br />Your corporate information should be accessible anytime, anywhere.<br />
  13. 13. Why Online Annual Reports!<br />Some rights reserved by Matts Macintosh<br />Investors are online<br /><ul><li>75%of portfolio managers use corporate and IR websites weekly if not daily. {source: RivelResearch}
  14. 14. 47% of investment professionals find IR Web sites very or extremely important. {source: AIMR survey}
  15. 15. 45% of US portfolio managers say that a company’s corporate site has a substantial impact on their perception of that company. {source: RivelResearch}</li></li></ul><li>Best practice for online disclosure<br />Communicate better with investors<br />Open up possibilities <br />Some rights reserved by jphilipg<br />
  16. 16. Reach Serious Investors<br />“…Investors who consider annual reports to be <br />the most credible source of investment research are investors who<br />become long term shareholders…”<br />Text<br />
  17. 17. Case Study: Maybank<br />Promote a greater understanding of your company<br />Use audio, video, charts, copy, presentations, spreadsheets and attachments.<br />
  18. 18. Malayan Banking Berhad’s CEO’s Video<br />Use audio and video to deliver key messages effectively<br />
  19. 19. Make finding information fast and easy<br />
  20. 20. What we’ve learnt from stakeholders?<br />Investors who consider annual reports to be the most credible source of investment research are investors who become long term shareholders however, they find PDF annual reports are time consuming to download, difficult to view on screen and wasteful to print out. <br />Why online annual reports? <br />Most stakeholders prefer online reports as they are accessible at all times, whether at work, at home, or even on their mobile devices. They are easy to use and quick to retrieve information. Your corporate information can be accessible any time, anywhere. <br />Bring your annual report to life <br />Our online annual reports allows investors to navigate through the annual report with ease. By cross-referencing and providing quick links to documents and related information, our structure makes information readily available. Our user interface and accessibility features ensure that the online annual report is easy to use, comprehensible, and viewable to a multitude of users. <br />Producing an interactive online annual report ultimately saves money and time by reducing print run and postage requirements. Additionally, online reports are environmentally friendly!<br />
  21. 21. PDFs are detrimental to your company’s ability to communicate and attract investors<br />“…but it’s important to recognize that prospective investors typically have very low levels of motivation. They’re not inclined to endure difficulty accessing your company’s information. Because they don’t have a stake in the company yet, and because there are many other companies competing for their attention, they have little incentive to waste time with companies that can’t be bothered to provide a good user experience…” <br />- IR Web Report<br />See where we’ve made a difference:- On the homepage, there’s a link to the online annual report<br /><br />
  22. 22. WHY ARINDON:<br />Internal IR<br />PR/IR Agency <br />ARINDON<br /><ul><li>Inward looking
  23. 23. Oriented to internal mandates and priorities
  24. 24. Event driven advice
  25. 25. Primarily reactive
  26. 26. Acts as an extension to the firm with aligned interest</li></ul>Focus<br /><ul><li>Credible/dedicated team
  27. 27. Depth of IR experience
  28. 28. Sell /buy side friendly
  29. 29. Consults & implements IR programmes
  30. 30. Limited IR competence
  31. 31. Lacking industry credibility
  32. 32. Self promoting</li></ul>Service<br /><ul><li>Constrained by internal resources likely 1 person
  33. 33. Generalists
  34. 34. Only one team [The A-Team]</li></ul>Capacity<br /><ul><li>Dependent on workflow
  35. 35. Reactive
  36. 36. Bahrain based offering greater access
  37. 37. Proactive</li></ul>Delivery<br /><ul><li>Maximum insight due to exposure to various industry sectors and organisational structures
  38. 38. Generally geared to company and to industry
  39. 39. Dependent on sectors</li></ul> served and leverage of learning<br />Insight<br />
  40. 40. We believe in working in partnership as part of a unified team where we both benefit from the success and share in the endeavours to produce tangible results. <br />..and this works for ARINDON because we are kept interested, involved and concerned with the client’s long-term growth and success in the Arabian Gulf.<br />
  41. 41. Coordinates<br />Manama Centre, Suite 705,<br />Government Avenue, Manama<br />Kingdom of Bahrain<br />P.O. Box 18368, Manama,<br /> Manama Kingdom of Bahrain<br /><br />+<br />*<br /><br /><br />) +973 3300 1073<br />
  42. 42. Disclaimer<br />Whilst care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the content contained within this document, it is provided on the understanding that no responsibility attaches to ARINDON and we shall not be liable under our current contract or otherwise for any consequential loss or damages which arises out of or in connection with the supply of the information contained herein. <br />