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The investor relations (IR) department’s role has emerged radically over the last few years in capital market-oriented organizations. In a nutshell, the job of the IR team is to give investors a precise picture of a business’s financial outlook. This helps investors make informed judgments about investment.
In many ways, your IR team is your emissary in the capital market. But IR is about so much more than communication. So let’s look at some critical functions of your IR department and why you need to optimize investor relations.
1. An IR Department Must Be in Compliance
Before your company begins its pre-initial public offering (IPO) journey, it must develop its IR department to fulfill regulatory duties. Therefore, your IR staff will communicate with stockholders and investors. Additionally, it will interact with state institutions.
Finally, published reports from your IR department to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the United …