How do you interact digitally with capital markets?
All of you who regularly communicate with external stakeholders such as potential or current investors will have noticed the following development: In recent years, a paradigm shift towards digital communication has become apparent and this is undoubtedly being accelerated by the current situation.
In the first part of the webinar, Lucas Bruggeman, CEO of BX Swiss, gave insights into the Swiss stock exchange landscape. What are the challenges to be overcome? How does digitization influence the collaboration between IROs and capital markets?
In the second part, Michèle Schnyder, Head of Investor Relations at Vontobel and Board member of the IR club Schweiz, presented the brand new results of our recent survey "Paradigm shift in IR". Which digital IR tools, channels and platforms are used by Swiss listed companies, and which trends are emerging?
Following the two keynotes, all participants were invited to share their experiences in the Q&A session.
IR club Schweiz members can download the slides and key take-aways of the webinar here.
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by Barbara Zäch, Co-CEO, Center for Corporate Reporting (CCR)
With 135 years of tradition into the digital future
Lucas Bruggeman, CEO, BX Swiss AG
About the survey «Paradigm shift in IR»
Cédric Baumgartner, Managing Director Switzerland, EQS Group
Presentation of survey results
Michèle Schnyder, Head of Investor Relations, Vontobel and Board Member, IR club Schweiz
Panel discussion and Q&A
moderated by Michèle Schnyder
by Barbara Zäch
Lucas Bruggeman is a native Dutchman, living in Switzerland 16 years. He worked for 17 years at ABN Amro Bank in the areas of trading, syndication and derivatives. Afterwards, he was a member of the Board of Management of Liechtensteinische Landesbank Switzerland from 2011 to 2013, where he was responsible for the supervision of external asset managers. Before joining BX Swiss AG, he spent seven years at Fintech Sentifi as a partner and investor in the Alternative Data division. During this period, Sentifi was named Swisscom Startup of the Year and Swiss Fintech of the Year.
Lucas joined BX Swiss as CEO in February 2020. BX Swiss has set itself the goal of becoming "the stock exchange of choice for private investors and independent asset managers in Switzerland".
Michèle Schnyder is Head of Investor Relations at Vontobel and Board Member of the IR club Schweiz. Before joining Vontobel, Michèle worked 5 years in Investor Relations at Adecco Group. Previously, she spent over a decade in the financial industry at Deutsche Bank in London, Swiss Re and ZKB in Zurich. Michèle holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Zurich, Switzerland and an MBA degree from the University of Rochester, Simon School, USA.
|Cédric Baumgartner is Managing Director at EQS Group and has the overall responsibility for the product areas Compliance and Investor Relations in Switzerland. Before that he managed digital projects in corporate communications and investor relations at Geberit Group for several year. He got a master's degree in Digital Business. |
|Barbara Zäch is co-managing director of the Center for Corporate Reporting (CCR). Barbara has worked for over 20 years at publicly listed companies, most recently as Head of Investor Relations at Schindler Group. Barbara brings with her a wealth of experience in the fields of investor relations, corporate reporting and sustainability. |