Event Partners and Sponsors


Orient Capital is a global leader in share ownership analysis, market intelligence, investor communication and shareholder management technology. The company is the largest analyser of share registers globally and the dominant provider of equity ownership analytics to listed companies in multiple markets. We help listed companies identify and track their shareholders, as well as their behaviour, using either local ownership disclosure provisions or our own proprietary methodologies. Orient Capital’s unique online platform miraqle is the tool through which we deliver all our ownership reporting, whether across the share register, underlying beneficial holders or employee shareholders. It comprises a constantly evolving series of integrated modules, each designed to assist companies to efficiently and accurately identify, profile, track, manage, target and engage with investors, potential investors and the wider investment community.

For more information visit www.orientcap.com

Computershare is a global market leader in transfer agency and share registration, employee equity plans, proxy solicitation and stakeholder communications. We also specialise in corporate trust, mortgage, bankruptcy, class action, utility and tax voucher administration, and a range of other diversified financial and governance services. Founded in 1978, Computershare is renowned for its expertise in high integrity data management, high volume transaction processing and reconciliations, payments and stakeholder engagement. Many of the world’s leading organisations use us to streamline and maximise the value of relationships with their investors, employees, creditors and customers. Computershare is represented in all major financial markets and has over 14,000 employees worldwide.

For more information visit www.computershare.com.au

Morrow Sodali is the leading global consultancy specialising in shareholder services, corporate governance, proxy solicitation and capital markets transactions. The firm provides boards with strategic advice and services on mergers and acquisitions, annual and extraordinary shareholder meetings, dissident and contested campaigns, shareholder activist initiatives and multinational cross-border equity and debt transactions. From headquarters in New York and London and nine offices in major capital markets, we have been serving more than 700 corporate clients in 37 countries for more than 40 years, including many of the world’s largest multinational corporations. As the only specialist and the most experienced, boards, management and active investors turn to us for professional advice and execution services to improve outcomes. On 21 March 2017, Morrow Sodali acquired a majority interest in Australia’s leading shareholder engagement and corporate governance advisory firm, GPS.

For more information visit www.morrowsodali.com

ASX operates at the heart of Australia’s financial markets. Our integrated listings, trading, clearing and settlement businesses provide customers with efficient access to and exchange of capital, management of risk, and provision of data and other solutions. ASX operates across multiple asset classes including equities, fixed incomes, commodities and energy.

ASX operates and invests in the infrastructure that promotes the stability and development of Australia’s financial markets, and advocates regulations that support investors and issuers, promote market integrity and strengthen Australia’s global competitiveness.

ASX’s vision is to be the world’s most respected financial marketplace.

More information about ASX can be found at asx.com.au or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter @ASX.

ausbiz was born because we wholeheartedly believe Australia deserves a dedicated business channel and that a streaming service is the best way to deliver it.
ausbiz partners with business, providing a platform to inform, inspire and share with our stakeholders. We provide an always-on resource for market -watchers but we understand business is about more than just numbers; it's about people. And we love nothing more than talking to them.
The content we make with or on behalf of our partners will always be high quality. It will always be made by journalists just like us, people who are genuinely curious about business, markets, startups. . . and the people who make them tick.

BNY Mellon is a global investments company dedicated to helping its clients manage and service their financial assets throughout the investment lifecycle. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, BNY Mellon delivers informed investment management and investment services in 35 countries. As of March 31, 2019, BNY Mellon had $34.5 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.8 trillion in assets under management. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK).

Additional information is available on www.bnymellon.com Follow us on Twitter @BNYMellon.

First Advisers is a specialist consultancy offering an integrated suite of professional services in investor relations, corporate communications, shareholder analytics and governance. Our state of the art CRM platform AccessIR enables clients to manage all aspects of their IR program including the delivery of our high quality beneficial ownership analysis reports.The FIRST Advisers team has been providing advice and support to Australian and New Zealand companies since 2000 on how best to target new shareholders, structure market sensitive announcements and deliver complex information to a wide range of stakeholders in the financial markets and investment community. We are also able to seamlessly manage multiple layers of communication that define multi-faceted and often fast moving transactions whether they are focused on a change in control, raising capital or listing on the market for the first time.

For more information visit www.firstadvisers.com.au


Intrado Digital Media

Intrado Digital Media connects people and organizations at the right time and in the right ways, making their mission-critical communications more relevant, engaging, and actionable. Our suite of solutions advances the way companies engage with employees, customers, investors, and the media with the world’s only end-to-end communications workflow that allows you to listen, create, connect, deliver, amplify and measure.

Our IR communications solutions include GlobeNewswire press release distribution, webcasting, IR websites, and monitoring.

Visit www.intrado.com/Digital-Media to learn more.


Any company is welcome to talk to CGI Glass Lewis. Each year, over 3,000 companies engage with proxy advisor Glass Lewis to meet the research analysts that cover them, scrutinize the corporate data that we provide investors, get access to the research we publish, or use our investor platforms to distribute their own views on our research directly to over 1,300 institutional investors making stewardship decisions at their company. Glass Lewis is committed to transparency, accuracy, materiality and context in our governance research, providing companies with tools such as the Issuer Data Report and the Report Feedback Statement, and making our compensation methodologies widely available with our global data and analytics partner, CGLytics. To engage with CGI Glass Lewis contact us at  www.glasslewis.com

iReport is an integrated approach to communications geared around your investor relations calendar.

We help you create a more effective annual meeting, results announcement, roadshow or earnings call. Our creative team work closely with you to help with your overall event planning, presentation design, venue logistics and broadcast your event with our webcast brand Streamit. On the day our experienced technical team seamlessly manage all staging and technical aspects of your event.

iReport is your one-stop shop for all your communication and technical needs.

iReport is proud to partner with AIRA to direct and stage this Annual Conference and Awards Event since 2014. 

For more information visit www.ireport.com.au

As New Zealand’s leading investment and advisory group, we connect insights, people and capital solutions to deliver exceptional outcomes. Our services range from investment banking and capital solutions to wealth management.  Our reach and expertise spans New Zealand, and also internationally, via our formal strategic alliance with Credit Suisse. This relationship of more than 20 years provides our clients with access to world class global research, industry expertise, global securities distribution, bank debt and underwriting capabilities. We are focused on delivering the best possible outcomes for our clients through strategy, expertise, networks and an unwavering commitment to realise the potential of the people and companies we partner with.

For more information visit www.jarden.co.nz

Listcorp is changing the way Listed Companies engage with private investors. Through our publishing, distribution and analytics platform we’re enabling you to target private investors with engaging, educational content whenever you choose, and as often as you like. Your Company’s content is displayed at Listcorp.com and through distribution partnerships with some of Australia’s largest Stockbrokers, is also instantly delivered to their websites for advisers and clients. And through the use of Listcorp’s investor tools - the tools we’ve built to enable Investors to use your information to make more confident investment decisions - we can provide you with data analytics to reveal how private investors perceive your Company as an investment opportunity, where they are in the investment process, and how they responded to your most recent news. Engagement with the increasingly important private investor community is now efficient and affordable. 

For more information visit www.listcorp.com


Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, a business of Nasdaq, Inc., provides an integrated suite of market intelligence, communications, workflow and collaboration solutions for corporate executives and boards to nearly 18,000 corporate clients. Nasdaq Corporate Solutions helps IR professionals maximize the effectiveness and value of their IR programs through the premium content and functionality of Nasdaq IR Insight with the dynamic and rich data visualization-enabled dashboards of Nasdaq IR Analytics™ and the expert insights and stock surveillance data generated by a global team of Advisory Services analysts.

For more information visit www.nasdaq.com

Rothschild & Co is a global and family-controlled group. We provide M&A, strategy and financing advice, as well as investment and wealth management solutions to large institutions, families, individuals and governments, worldwide.

Having been at the centre of the world's financial markets for over 200 years, we can rely on an unrivalled global network of trusted professionals and decision makers.  This means that we have in-depth market intelligence, bringing us closer to current issues than any other global financial institution.

Our 3,500 talented employees in over 50 offices around the world have a strong track record of outstanding execution in three business lines: Global Advisory, Wealth and Asset Management, and Merchant Banking. 

It is this combination of scale, local knowledge and intellectual capital that allows us to provide a distinct perspective and effective long-term solutions for our partners.

Tangelo is an enterprise software solution that simplifies the process of writing, managing, and publishing annual reports, proxy statements, and other professional documents. Founded in the Netherlands, Tangelo now operates in Northwestern Europe, North America, and Asia-Pacific. Tangelo's cloud-based platform makes it easy to collaborate on a single source to produce print-ready PDFs and online interactive content. With tools like Excel worksheet integration, configurable user permissions, and automatic formatting according to custom style guidelines, Tangelo empowers teams to work better together, saving time and resources while creating polished documents.

For more information visit www.tangelo-software.com