Mikhailov & Partners Share Best Practices in Communication Support for IPOs

The 3rd All-Russian Practical Conference “PRRussian FORUM-2011. Predict. Evaluate. Develop! How to Improve Your Results in 2012” took place in Moscow on 15-16 September 2011, with the participation of communication professionals from major Russian and global companies.

On Day 1 of the conference, Andrey Bykasov, account director, Financial Communications Practice accounts at Mikhailov & Partners, and Aleksandr Dmitriev, PR-director at NOMOS BANK, presented their practical experience of effective management of information flows by an issuer during an international IPO. The representatives of Mikhailov & Partners and NOMOS BANK spoke about their experience of resolving communications crises arising during the IPOs using the example of NOMOS BANK - the first private Russian bank to place its securities on the London Stock Exchange, the MICEX and the RTS.

The 3rd PRRussia FORUM programme attracted a record number of participants, with over 120 representatives of Russian and international companies attending the 2-day conference. The discussions covered all the key issues of business PR: building a reputation strategy, measuring reputation and efficiency of PR activities, the role of PR in financial communications (M&A transactions, IPOs) and much more.

More detailed information about the conference is available at: http://www.prrforum.ru/

Mikhailov & Partners is one of the top three Russian consulting firms in the sphere of IR and financial communications by the total number and scale of IPOs supported during the first half of 2011, according to data from the independent information and analytical resource Public and Private Share Placements/offerings.ru. The company has offered its clients communication support services for IPOs since 2004 and has acted as a consultant for share offerings on the London Stock Exchange, the RTS and the MICEX by Russian companies such as NOMOS BANK, GMS Group, TransContainer, VTB, Sedmoy Kontinent, the Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port, OGK-2 and OGK-5.

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