F&P Quarterly: Passive investment strategies – silent owners are increasing

June 2017 Passive investment strategies – silent owners are increasing Flows in asset management speak for themselves – passive investment strategies and thus passive ownership of publicly listed companies is increasing. The popularity of passive investment strategies does not seem to weaken – rather the opposite. Products in this category are generally cost effective and… Read more »

New hire joins Fogel & Partners

Fogel & Partners strengthens its team by recruiting Per Hippe as junior consultant. Per joins from Paues Åberg Communications. He has previous experience from the management consultancy firm Lagerkvist & Partners and holds a BSc in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics. Per will join the team in August.

Sofie Zetterlund Johansson joins Fogel & Partners

Fogel & Partners, the Stockholm-based communications advisory boutique, strengthens its team by recruiting Sofie Zetterlund Johansson. Sofie Zetterlund Johansson has had an international career in London, Oslo and Stockholm and has extensive experience from the financial industry. Sofie joins from Lendify where she held the position as communications manager. Lendify is a Swedish start-up within… Read more »

Fogel & Partners advisor to Munters in connection with its IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm

Fogel & Partners acted as advisor to Munters, a leading global provider of energy efficient and mission critical precision climate control solutions, in connection with its IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm. The offering was oversubscribed more than 25 times and attracted very strong interest from both Swedish and international institutions as well as the general public in Sweden. The offering… Read more »

Fogel & Partners advisor to Instalco in connection with its IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm

Fogel & Partners acted as advisor to Instalco, a leading Nordic multidisciplinary installation and service supplier, in connection with its IPO on Nasdaq Stockholm. The offering was significantly oversubscribed and attracted very strong interest from both Swedish and international institutions as well as the general public in Sweden. The offering price was set at SEK… Read more »

F&P Quarterly – Capital Markets Day: Improve Understanding of Long-term Shareholder Value Creation

March 2017 CAPITAL MARKETS DAY: IMPROVE UNDERSTANDING OF LONG-TERM SHAREHOLDER VALUE CREATION INTRODUCTION Communication concerning listed companies is, obviously, mostly associated to quarterly reports. However, quarterly presentations rarely bring an opportunity to deeply dig into the company and discuss what is bringing long-term shareholder value. A Capital Markets Day (CMD) however, has the aim to… Read more »

Fogel & Partners söker IR-konsult

Vi utökar vårt team och söker nu en konsult inom investor relations. Som konsult hos Fogel & Partners kommer du att arbeta med projekt som är såväl komplexa och intressanta som omväxlande. I rollen ingår bland annat att: Genomföra nulägesanalyser och identifiera kommunikationsbehov Ta fram och implementera övergripande IR-strategier/planer Bygga relationer med nyckelpersoner på kapitalmarknaden… Read more »

Fogel & Partners söker seniorkonsult inom corporate communications

Vi utökar vårt team och söker nu en seniorkonsult. Som konsult hos Fogel & Partners kommer du att arbeta med projekt som är såväl komplexa och intressanta som omväxlande. I rollen ingår bland annat att: Projektledning och vara kundens huvudkontakt Genomföra nulägesanalyser och identifiera kommunikationsbehov Ta fram och implementera övergripande kommunikationsstrategier Bygga relationer med media… Read more »

F&P Quarterly: Firing the CEO – A Communication Challenge

October 2016 FIRING THE CEO – A COMMUNICATION CHALLENGE The last couple of years have been turbulent times for CEO’s and shareholders of Swedish listed companies, with a total of 25 CEO’s leaving their position among large cap companies. Add to this the price‐sensitive nature of such a decision and the tendency among shareholders to… Read more »

Fogel & Partners advisor to TitanX in connection with Tata AutoComp Acquisition

Fogel & Partners acted as advisor to TitanX, a world leading supplier of powertrain cooling solutions for commercial vehicles, in connection with TataAutoComp’s acquisition of the company.  The acquisition gives TitanX great opportunities to further strengthen its role as a global partner of advanced cooling solutions of powertrains to its customers.

Fogel & Partners acted as advisor to Hamilton when the entire team from Ashurst Stockholm joins Hamilton and creates one of Sweden’s largest legal advisors

Fogel & Partners acted as advisor to Hamilton when one of the largest transactions in the Swedish legal market was carried out as the entire team from Ashurst Stockholm joins Hamilton and creates one of Sweden’s largest legal advisors. The firm will operate under the Hamilton name, and will combine Hamilton’s leading position in dispute… Read more »

F&P Quarterly: Back to basics – Highlights from NIRI 2016

Last week, hundreds of Investor Relations professionals from across the world, gathered in San Diego to take part in the NIRI 2016 event. Topics covered included current trends in Investor Relations, Corporate Governance and Financial Media.

New hires joining Fogel & Partners

Fogel & Partners, the Stockholm-based communications advisory boutique, strengthens its team by recruiting Henrik Sporre as consultant and Elin Löwenadler as junior consultant.

Sustainability: An increasingly important factor in transactions

The CSR area is too often a neglected aspect of transactions, both in terms of potential risks and opportunities. As a CEO, you have to be sufficiently informed and engaged in sustainability issues in order to describe the company’s social and environmental impact, what challenges you face and how to solve them. Also, as a CEO or CFO, it is no longer accepted to pass on CSR related questions from investors to the company’s CSR department.

Adrian Westman joins Fogel & Partners

Fogel & Partners, the Stockholm-based communications advisory boutique, strengthens its expertise in financial transactions and corporate communications by recruiting Adrian Westman from Evolution Gaming. Adrian joins from the position of IR Manager at Evolution Gaming, where he has successfully built the company’s investor relations programme and supported the transformation from a privately held to publicly… Read more »

Fogel & Partners advisor to Permira in its sale of Pharmaq

Fogel & Partners acted as advisor to Permira in it sales of Pharmaq, the world’s leading aquatic health group, to Zoetis Inc. for USD 765 million on a debt-free basis. Pharmaq is the world’s leading pharmaceutical company supplying the aquaculture industry. The company provides environmentally sound, safe and efficacious health products to the global aquaculture… Read more »

F&P Quarterly: Political stability or continued concern?

The red-green government has presented its spring budget – a somewhat slimmer version of the budget that didn’t pass in parliament last autumn. Jan Edshage, Senior Advisor, and Sandra Strandberg, Consultant – Fogel & Partners latest recruits within the area of Public Affairs – have reflected on the policies in the spring budget and potential… Read more »

F&P Quarterly – We look forward to an exciting 2015

The time has come to summarize 2014 – an eventful year for the Swedish capital market, to say the least. First and foremost, 2014 was an intense year for transactions. This was a pleasant surprise after a number of grim years that followed the Lehman-crash. The IPO window finally opened up following a strong stock… Read more »

F&P Quarterly – What about China?

Continued growth or an impending crash? The image of China as the obvious future market for Swedish companies has recently come into question. Instead, concerns are being raised regarding China’s crackdowns on foreign companies, weak real estate market and lack of focus on sustainability. For this edition of F&P Quarterly we have met with Frédéric… Read more »

Well-attended breakfast seminar about IPOs at Fogel & Partners

On March 27 Fogel & Partners arranged a breakfast seminar with the headline “What is required for a successful IPO?”. The seminar consisted of a presentation of the role of communication in the different phases of an IPO, and a panel discussion with Anders Hägerstrand (journalist at Dagens Industri), Henrik Didner (co-founder and chairman of… Read more »

Fogel & Partners launches Research & Analysis – complex communications landscape demands analysis

Fogel & Partners, today announced the launch of Research & Analysis in response to the rapidly evolving and increasingly intricate corporate communications landscape. Effective messaging that cuts through the increasingly complex web of traditional channels, online- and social media to reach the right audience is a challenge today. In order to stress the importance of… Read more »

Fogel & Partners’ Executive Dinner – 1st Edition

The first edition of Fogel & Partners’ Executive Dinner took place on the evening of September 10th at restaurant Vassa Eggen in Stockholm. Our first executive theme was investor relations in an international context. We were encouraged to have 13 people from different parts of the Swedish business community gathered to exchange ideas and insights… Read more »

Fogel & Partners Quarterly: A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…

Well it almost feels like that, doesn’t it? That is, when the financial markets in Sweden last enjoyed a fertile and flourishing period of strong growth and high activity: IPOs, M&A, sparkling deal-making, multi-billion buyouts… It was during the latter part of the 2000’s when the previous boom years were gradually followed by a continuously… Read more »

Mats Ödman joins Fogel & Partners as Senior Advisor

Fogel & Partners, the Stockholm-based communications advisory boutique, today announced that senior communications expert Mats Ödman will join the firm as Senior Advisor. Mats Ödman adds more than 35 years of experience in corporate communications and investor relations, and is one of the most knowledgeable and internationally renowned communications professionals. He has won several awards… Read more »

John Womack from Clas Ohlson to join Fogel & Partners – Strengthens its offering around strategic sustainability development

Fogel & Partners, the Stockholm-based communications advisory, continues to expand and strengthen within sustainability and strategic communications by attracting John Womack from Clas Ohlson. As Director of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations at the listed retail company Clas Ohlson since 2008, John Womack has been responsible on a group management level for Corporate Responsibility, IR,… Read more »

Fogel & Partners Quarterly – A changed communications landscape

The Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky once said: “Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid”. Many CEO’s of listed companies will certainly agree with this adage. In a world where “trust” is one of the keywords, and the prime concern and challenge of the companies is to attract capital… Read more »

We have moved to a new office

After several recent hirings it is now time for us to move to a larger office. From 8 April you will find us at Mäster Samuelsgatan 9 in central Stockholm.                 Welcome to visit us if you are in the neighbourhood.

Fogel & Partners Quarterly

Dear all, Welcome to the second edition of Fogel & Partners Quarterly in which we plan to give you an update of what happens in our neck of the woods, trends and movements around strategic communications in the financial market. First of all, many thanks for the positive feedback we received for the first issue…. Read more »

Fogel & Partners advisor to the minority owners in the breakup of the Swedish Motor Vehicle Inspection Company (Bilprovningen)

Fogel & Partners were hired as communications advisor to the minority owners of the Swedish Motor Vehicle Inspection Company (AB Svensk Bilprovning), in connection with the breakup of the company with the Swedish state. The deal means that the minority holders cede their ownership of Bilprovningen and take over the network of stations in the… Read more »

Fogel & Partners Quarterly

Dear all, Welcome to the first edition of Fogel & Partners Quarterly in which we plan to give you an update of what happens in our neck of the woods; trends and movements around strategic communications in the financial market. 2012 was a very intensive year for us, with several new exciting projects and a… Read more »

Fogel & Partners prepares for an active M&A market

Fogel & Partners prepares for an active M&A market In response to a better market environment for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and growing demand for strategic communication services Fogel & Partners expands and strengthens its organization with two new employees. Fogel & Partners expands its organization by employing Henrik Edström from Nordea and Anna Spängs from… Read more »