Service Providers

The directory includes a list of companies that support the IR function in the Middle East, categorised by their main area of expertise.

All listed service providers have a proven track record in the region in the field of investor relations.

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Emperor is a leading UK-headquartered Brand and Corporate Communications agency, with a regional office in Dubai. We’re a 21 year old market-leader in our space, with 180 employees. Our range of complementary Design services helps our clients to define who they are and what they do, communicate where they’re going and how they will get there, and engage audiences in what they care about and why. We act for nearly 300 corporate clients internationally, including c. 15% of the FTSE350, right through to small-caps and a host of unlisted organisations (including for example Sovereign Wealth Funds, private equity backed businesses and professional advisers, lawyers, accountants). We specialise in IPO communications - no other UK design agency has acted on more flotations than Emperor over the last 20 years. Many of our clients’ listings are on the London markets, but equally some are on Toronto, Abu Dhabi, Johannesburg, Dubai, Moscow, Riyadh, Mumbai, Doha or elsewhere.

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Natasha NelsonAccount Director and Partner
T: +971 (0)55 372 2580
E: mena@emperor.works
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Hawksbury are experts in the design of corporate, investor and sustainability communications materials. We are headquartered in Dubai. We help companies creatively articulate their investment proposition during periods of capital market activity such as IPOs, M&A, results releases and corporate reporting. The investor communications experience of our Directors is unmatched in the Middle East, with Hawksbury’s leadership team having built and led the corporate reporting market over the last decade as Managing Directors of their previous firms. We work principally across design, digital, content and video. Services include annual & ESG reports, brochures, presentations, infographics, websites, videos and animations delivered in English and Arabic. Clients are largely GCC based and from diverse sectors including real estate, entertainment, retail, travel, industrial, construction, oil & gas and financial services. Our core expertise is the design of corporate reporting materials (print and online annual & sustainability reports, results presentations and factsheets); we have consistently produced best in class collateral for many of the leading listed companies in the Middle East over the past twenty years.

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Barry DunneManaging Director
T: +971 (0)56 696 5822
barry@wearehawksbury.com
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Instinctif Partners is a leading consultancy advising companies on IPOs, growth strategies and fundraising. Our team combines strategic insight and deep sector expertise with an integrated approach spanning capital markets, corporate affairs, brand building, internal engagement and public policy. We have extensive experience in advising our clients across a full spectrum of communication challenges; fromB2B and B2C brand building, social media strategy and reputation management through to financial PR and transaction support. Instinctif Partners has worked with prominent listed clients in the region against a backdrop of increasingly challenging and uncertain global and local markets.

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Samantha BartelManaging Partner
T: +971 50 656 8851
E: Samantha.bartel@instinctif.com
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MerchantCantos is a leading provider of investor communication solutions. We have been operating in the Gulf for the past 7 years - during this time we have produced multiple award winning annual reports, executive interview videos and IR websites for some of the region’s leading businesses. We have considerable experience working on corporate transactions such as IPO’s and Merger & Acquisitions.

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Dominic WhitingDirector
T: +971 4 446 6270
E: dwhiting@brunswickgroup.com