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 in the region.

Annual Report

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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Neil ReynoldsInternational Director
T: +971 (0)5 615 08292
E: neil.reynolds@emperor.works
Annual Report

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
Annual Report

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
Annual Report

One of the very few agencies in the world to focus exclusively on annual reports, Smart has a robust and proven international delivery model and the requisite support on the ground to provide end-to-end annual report services. This in-depth strategic approach along the entire value chain is one that very few in the world can match. Smart’s capabilities include consultancy, design, writing, editorial, production and publication in multiple media such as print, online, video and mobile. With over 1,600 annual reports produced over two decades and business spanning nine countries, Smart’s trailblazing annual reports have won over 300 international awards for its clients.

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Prashani RambukwellaDirector - Corporate Communications
T: +94 77 320 3988
E: prashani@smart.lk