Kekst CNC Nov 06 2019

Kekst CNC Tokyo 15th Anniversary Forum - Shareholder Activism in Japan

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Erik Zsiga Corporate communications Oct 11 2019

Why did the Greta effect start in Sweden and how should companies react to it?

Why did the Greta effect start in Sweden and how should companies react to it?
Matthew Thomlinson Corporate communications Oct 10 2019

Data and ethics in the digital age – Five conclusions from Kekst CNC’s breakfast panel discussion

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Corporate communications

Not much more than a year has passed since the then-15 year old Swedish girl Greta Thunberg began spending her school days outside Sweden’s parliament. Holding a sign saying “School strike for climate”, she called for stronger action on global warming.

While recent meetings in Europe between Prime Minister Johnson and his counterparts in Brussels, Germany and France may have brought increased hope that a revised deal can be negotiated for Britain’s departure from the EU, it is still the case that a ‘No Deal’ exit remains a distinct possibility. This would see the UK leave the EU at the expiry of the Article 50 extension, at 11 p.m. on 31 October.

While M&A activity in Europe has declined markedly year to date, deal value in the U.S. has remained relatively strong compared to last year.

Events

Shareholder activism has made massive inroads into Japan over the last four years. In 2018, the number of activist campaigns in Asia surpassed the number across Europe for the first time, with Japan accounting for the majority of cases in Asia.

Corporate communications

The digital revolution and the rise in smartphones, blockchain and artificial intelligence is reshaping the business world. As a result, we are seeing the emergence of a new trend that is threatening to disrupt these technologies and how we use them – that of data ethics.

Financial communications

When it comes to American activism, is your company prepared? Kekst CNC recently attended The Deal Corporate Governance in Europe Conference, to answer that exact question.

News

In the first six months as a combined firm, Kekst CNC rank #1 position globally and in all key markets in Mergermarket’s H1 2019 league tables for PR advisors.

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Den globala strategiska kommunikationsbyrå Kekst CNC, där JKL utgör den nordiska grenen, utser Lars Lindblad till vd i Bryssel, med start den 1 juni 2019.

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Tobias Lennér – med en bakgrund som affärsjournalist och med chefsroller inom investor relations och bolagskommunikation – blir ny Industrial Advisor på JKL.