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.
Advert One Communications is a division of Shawaf International Co. Ltd. Advert One offers clients top quality, innovative, integrated financial communication solutions.
We provide in-depth knowledge and support throughout the projects which include: IPOs, RIs, M&A, Sukuk and PP.
Brunswick is an advisory firm specializing in critical issues and corporate relations: a global partnership with 24 offices in 14 countries. Founded in 1987, Brunswick has grown organically, operating as a single profit centre, allowing the Firm to respond seamlessly to clients’ needs, wherever they are in the world.
Our Capital Markets Communications professionals serve as trusted advisers to board of directors and management teams at companies of all sizes and at every stage of growth. With an in-depth understanding of what the investment community wants and needs, FTI Consulting helps corporate leaders navigate through moments of transition, deliver a consistent and credible corporate narrative to the market, engage with the market and cultivate a growing shareholder base. FTI Consulting is an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. FTI Consulting professionals, located in all major business centres throughout the world, work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and opportunities.
Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) was the first global communications consultancy to establish operations in the Middle East, more than 30 years ago. Today we have 8 vibrant, interconnected and fully-owned offices across the MENA region – in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Cairo, Doha, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama and Riyadh. H+K in MENA provides governments, brands and businesses with world class strategic communications counsel and localised execution across sectors and services. Our award-winning consultants are trusted advisors for integrated campaigns that drive stakeholders to think + act differently.
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.
Kekst CNC is a global strategic communications firm with deep roots in the world’s corporate and financial centres. It is part of the Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest communications group. Established in 2018, as a result of a merger between two of the world’s leading strategic communications firms, Kekst, founded in 1970, and CNC, founded in 2002. Kekst CNC acts as a trusted advisor on reputation management and high stakes matters, including: M&A, investor relations, IPO communications, restructurings, crisis communications, shareholder activism, governance, digital communications, employee engagement, regulatory investigations, litigation support, and political lobbying. Its team of over 300 experienced professionals advises leading corporates and organisations in navigating complex issues across 15 locations around the world. In the Middle East, the firm has offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Riyadh.
Teneo is a global advisory firm that works exclusively with the CEOs and leaders of the world’s largest and most complex companies providing strategic counsel across their full range of key objectives and issues. Comprised of the most senior talent, we work collaboratively to solve the most complex issues. Our teams integrate the disciplines of strategic communications, investment banking, management consulting, political risk analysis, talent development, risk management, digital analytics, corporate governance, government affairs and corporate restructuring to solve for the most complex business and reputational challenges and opportunities. The Firm was founded in June 2011 by Declan Kelly, Doug Band and Paul Keary and now has more than 700 employees located in 16 offices around the world.