financial communicationsfor mining and energy companies
IntroductionFortbridge is a specialist financial communications service representingprivate and publicly listed companiesF...
Consultancy supportFortbridge consultants and advisors have a range of communications, media,investment and corporate advi...
Consultancy support•   Sandra Tavakoli – Public Relations Officer    – a former journalist with extensive experience in di...
International advisors•   Matt Beale: Managing Partner – United Kingdom    – Fortbridge partner based in London specialisi...
Supporting clients in key markets         Toronto               London                    New York                        ...
Investor communications focusFortbridge develops and maintains successful Investor Relations programsFortbridge works with...
Investor communications focusFortbridge works with the worlds leading providers of investor relations intelligence todeliv...
Media advisory andcommunicationsFortbridge assists clients with public relations and corporatecommunications, including me...
Media advisory andcommunicationsFortbridge understands business newsFortbridge consultants have worked in the media and ha...
Industry media distributionplatformFortbridge.NET: a media solution for listedmining & energy stocksFortbridge.NET is a we...
Industry media distributionplatformFortbridge.NET is available for free to anylisted resources companyAnnouncements distri...
Online investor databaseFortbridge can offer companies direct access to thecomprehensive and up-to-date information oninst...
Adding value to mining stocksFortbridge adds value to clients’ investor communications:•   Ongoing communications programs...
Media distribution usersOver 125 ASX, TSX, LSE and JSE listed companies rely on Fortbridge.NET forthe distribution of thei...
ContactFORTBRIDGE CONSULTING PTY LTD – ABN 92 126 433 430Australia                        United Kingdom                  ...
DisclaimerFortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd ("Fortbridge") is a specialist financial communications serviceacting for a range ...
Visit www.fortbridge.com         for more informationFY2012                Fortbridge Consulting   18
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  1. 1. financial communicationsfor mining and energy companies
  2. 2. IntroductionFortbridge is a specialist financial communications service representingprivate and publicly listed companiesFortbridge works with clients to build corporate reputation and promote value.Fortbridge communications programs are designed to target a range of stakeholdersincluding shareholders, investors in industries and markets in which our clients operate.Fortbridge consultants have a proven track-record in working with clients to growbusinesses; to communicate the value of new developments and to help manage significantissues that may impact reputation and shareholder value.Fortbridge provides clients with consultancy support in key investment markets and haslocal affiliates in The Americas, the UK and China.Fortbridge has successfully managed media and investor roadshow programs in Australia,Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East.FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 2
  3. 3. Consultancy supportFortbridge consultants and advisors have a range of communications, media,investment and corporate advisory experience to draw upon• Bill Kemmery – Managing Director – a business intelligence and corporate communications professional with a broad range of industry experience.• Leandro Pereira – Manager Marketing Communications – responsible for a range of marketing communications projects including online media and social networks.• Radha Belapurkar – Manager Media and Investor Relations – responsible for Fortbridge’s stakeholder relations programs and specialising in services sector clients.• Luke Dean – Senior Consultant – a public relations consultant with experience in crisis communications, media, investor and government relations.• Peter-John Lewis – Senior Consultant – a corporate communications specialist, with extensive experience in public relations and senior editorial roles.• Carolyn Kerr – Managing Partner Latin America – experienced in corporate finance and the communication of major transactions across a range of industries including mining, engineering, health care, telecommunications, insurance and banking.FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 3
  4. 4. Consultancy support• Sandra Tavakoli – Public Relations Officer – a former journalist with extensive experience in different countries, focusing on writing and media research.• Isabella Kou – Public Relations Consultant – China specialist responsible for intelligence projects related (but not limited) to the country, with a focus on research (institutional investors and funds as well as media contacts).• James Conrathe – Senior Consultant – a communications professional with experience in both media and the investment and financial services sector.• Jim Terrie – Corporate Risk & Business Intelligence – an experienced crisis and risk management consultant, having worked with a number of specialist international risk consultancies while based in Africa and Asia.• Raneshni Stewart – Senior Consultant Melbourne – strong media background, having worked in radio for many years in South Africa and the U.K.• Brian Freedman – Senior Consultant Perth – a marketing and communications specialist with more than 18 years combined experience at Westpac Banking Corporation, Ernst & Young and pSivida Corp.FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 4
  5. 5. International advisors• Matt Beale: Managing Partner – United Kingdom – Fortbridge partner based in London specialising in investor relations.• Rodney Ireland: Managing Partner – Canada – strong sales and communication skills, with well established connections in mining finance.• Anthony Esposito: Senior Consultant – Chile – a lead communications consultant for Fortbridge in Santiago, Chile, with a media background.• Claire Reid: Senior Advisor – Singapore – with experience in mining/energy conferences, Claire advises on key events and facilitates introductions to local investors.• JP Belfort: Senior Consultant – Brazil – developing and executing in-market strategies in Latin America’s biggest financial hub, São Paulo.• Georgia Pask: Senior Advisor – Hong Kong – applies her investment banking experience to expand clients relationships in the HK region through investor and media relations, major industry events and roadshows.FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 5
  6. 6. Supporting clients in key markets Toronto London New York Hong Kong Singapore São Paulo Johannesburg Perth Santiago Sydney Buenos Aires Melbourne * Coming SoonFY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 6
  7. 7. Investor communications focusFortbridge develops and maintains successful Investor Relations programsFortbridge works with clients to build meaningful institutional shareholder target lists. Wecreate and maintain on-going communications programs, or run one-off roadshow projects.Fortbridge offers clients access to up-to-date investor data and contact information forinvestors in key regional and global financial centres.Maximise investor presentationsFortbridge clients save time and money on their roadshow programs because they haveaccess to relevant buy-side contacts.Fortbridge’s research capabilities allow clients to approach relevant funds and institutionsand maximise the companys exposure to investors.FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 7
  8. 8. Investor communications focusFortbridge works with the worlds leading providers of investor relations intelligence todeliver a competitive and efficient communications platform addressing a range of clientrequirements.Fortbridge has access to:• Over 50,000 buy-side firms• Over 200,000 individual buy-side contacts in all the key investment markets• An integrated and automated communications platform• In-depth contacts profiles for funds, institutions and broking firms• A global investor database updated daily by information professionalsFY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 8
  9. 9. Media advisory andcommunicationsFortbridge assists clients with public relations and corporatecommunications, including media relationsFortbridge corporate affairs services comprise the full range of public relations, including:• strategy• media liaison• crisis managementFortbridge’s extensive media contacts and a proven expertise in representing companiesensure that clients get their messages across to the appropriate target audience.FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 9
  10. 10. Media advisory andcommunicationsFortbridge understands business newsFortbridge consultants have worked in the media and have managed high-profile issues inmainstream financial press.Fortbridge deals with all forms of media: from traditional print and broadcast outletsthrough to fast-evolving, web-based new media such as news portals, blogs and socialnetworks.Fortbridge also has the capability to reach international journalists for those clients lookingto build awareness in global markets.FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 10
  11. 11. Industry media distributionplatformFortbridge.NET: a media solution for listedmining & energy stocksFortbridge.NET is a web-based Media Distributiontool that disseminates press releases and companyupdates to over 1,500 specialist mining, energy andfinance writers around the globe.More than 125 mining and energy companies listedin international stock exchanges rely ofFortbridge.NET to distribute their companyannouncements.Also used by the mining and energy sectors leadingevents and conferences groups to promote globalinvestor programs.FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 11
  12. 12. Industry media distributionplatformFortbridge.NET is available for free to anylisted resources companyAnnouncements distributed via Fortbridge.NET arealso posted on Fortbridge Announcements, a newsfeed that is monitored by search engines (e.g.Google), increasing the online exposure for eachrelease. These articles are further propagated viasocial media such as Twitter.More information about this specialist mediaplatform is available at www.fortbridge.net.FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 12
  13. 13. Online investor databaseFortbridge can offer companies direct access to thecomprehensive and up-to-date information oninstitutional investors and funds in key globalinvestment centres that we use to generate our ownclients’ investor roadshows. Thanks to a strategic partnership with data providersIpreo, this tailored solution is available at a fractionof the cost usually associated with this type of tool.Subscribers log into an online database of thousandsof investor contacts worldwide. To make sure theinformation is targeted, they can sort search resultsby sector, by location, by investment philosophy andby size of funds and many other criteria.The system gives you not only contact details butadvanced data including stock ownership, stats,graphs and in-depth profiles.FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 13
  14. 14. Adding value to mining stocksFortbridge adds value to clients’ investor communications:• Ongoing communications programs for publicly listed mining companies• Special one-off projects to research, target and engage institutional investors and funds• Investor meetings with selected broking and advisory firms in key Australian financial centres• International investor roadshows including NY, Toronto, London, HK, Singapore and DubaiFortbridge adds value in media advisory and corporate communications:• We manage corporate image and project profiles with the financial media and industry press• We reposition companies following mergers or acquisitions, including corporate ID and supporting marketing materials• We run special projects with business and industry press around key announcements and major corporate events• We provide expert advice in managing exposures to reputational issues in the media (for Boards and Executive teams)FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 14
  15. 15. Media distribution usersOver 125 ASX, TSX, LSE and JSE listed companies rely on Fortbridge.NET forthe distribution of their market updates to the media:FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 15
  16. 16. ContactFORTBRIDGE CONSULTING PTY LTD – ABN 92 126 433 430Australia United Kingdom Please contact head office if youd like to get in touchSydney London with our people in:• Suite 1402, 100 William St • 17 St. George’s Square• East Sydney NSW 2010 • London - SW1V 2HX – UK Melbourne• Tel: +612 9003 0477 • Mob: +44 (0)7966 389 196 Singapore• Fax: +612 9361 5584 Hong KongPerth Buenos Aires• 613 Wellington Street North America São Paulo Perth - WA - 6000 Santiago Tel: +618 6316 1302 Toronto Fax: +618 6316 1300 • 157 Adelaide St West, Suite 274 • Toronto, Ontario, Canada • M5H 4E7 • Mob: +1 647 704 9054FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd 16
  17. 17. DisclaimerFortbridge Consulting Pty Ltd ("Fortbridge") is a specialist financial communications serviceacting for a range of private and publicly listed companies. Fortbridge does not provideinvestment advice and is not authorised by financial services authorities in the markets inwhich the consultancy operates. As a user of the information contained in ourcommunications, you understand and agree that no communication issued or published byFortbridge is intended as advice for any specific person.This document may refer to other information sources and websites over which Fortbridgehas no control or responsibility. Fortbridge shall not be liable for any damages arising fromthe use of information from these third party sources or websites. With regard to these websites, Fortbridge cautions you to understand risks associated with the internet and anyapplicable policies of third party websites before using or before transacting via theinternet.The shareholders in Fortbridge may also be shareholders either directly or indirectly in thecompanies Fortbridge represents.FY2012 Fortbridge Consulting 17
  18. 18. Visit www.fortbridge.com for more informationFY2012 Fortbridge Consulting 18

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