GOING BEYOND THE FOUR QUARTERS OF REPORTING WITH UNIQUE, TAILORED SOLUTIONS
Disrupting traditional IR and communications advisory models.
5 Quarters Investor Relations (5Q) is an independent, Calgary-based consulting and advisory firm specializing in investor relations, capital markets engagement, and communications strategies. We deliver bespoke IR programs to both public and private clients that enhance their ability to effectively communicate with investors and key stakeholders.
We tailor solutions depending on each clients’ needs and provide transparency around our services, deliverables and billing.
TrustWe build trust to develop lasting business relationships based on transparency and reliability
Integrity5Q embodies working with integrity and honesty across everything we do
QualityWith a keen attention to detail, we strive to uphold the highest standard of quality in our deliverables
5QIR offers a broad array of collective expertise to benefit our clients.
Our extensive financial communications and capital markets experience has been developed from a broad array of sectors that range from oil & gas, clean tech, mining and energy services, to cutting-edge software, consumer packaged goods, architecture, engineering and design. We have earned the trust of numerous management teams, giving us the depth and breadth of experience to implement targeted communications strategies in almost any sector. 5Q’s expertise and network of contacts are not limited to one business focus, providing the flexibility to create meaningful value for any client.
Peace of mind is priceless.
What We Do
We deliver tailored programs that enhance our clients’ ability to effectively communicate their message to investors and key stakeholders. Our approach is based on proven communication methods and a deep understanding of financial markets.
Strategic IR & Communication ProgramsEffective two-way communication between your organization, shareholders and other stakeholders creates a richer impression of management, their integrity, vision, and leadership.
Managing Day-to-Day Investor Relations5Q can support your ongoing corporate communications program and continuous disclosure requirements to free up management’s time and energy.
Market Engagement & OutreachWe can develop and implement market engagement and outreach programs for public and private companies, by identifying and targeting the right audience for your message.
Marketing & Design5Q can ensure your message is professionally conveyed with appropriate visuals and supporting materials that take your company to the next level.
Social Media StrategiesOur team can help navigate the evolving world of social media to elevate your online presence. We can create social media strategies that fit with a company’s current and future catalysts and goals.
Corporate Governance & Best PracticesWe leverage our expertise in corporate oversight, policy, compliance and strategy to meet your governance needs and strengthen your company’s corporate profile.
ESG ReportingWith environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors gaining significant importance in the investment community, 5Q can help clients to develop and manage effective ESG disclosure and strategy.
What We Have Done
We have a proven track-record of success in our approach to investor relations.
There is no one-size-fits-all approach to investor relations. We work closely with our clients to understand the company’s unique strategic vision and goals. Then we determine which tools will be the most effective in communicating the story.
Curious to see some examples?
Industries5Q works with a wide variety of clients in diverse industries across North America, enabling both public and private clients to develop and articulate their strategy, fundamentals and value proposition in a language that resonates with the target audience, regardless of the industry focus.
Oil & Gas
Companies engaged in the development, production, and marketing of petroleum, natural gas and other hydrocarbon products.
Businesses that provide a broad range of energy solutions including drilling and completions activities, field operations and water transportation and management.
Processes, products, and services that reduce environmental impacts through cleantech, energy efficiency improvements or the sustainable use of resources.
Engineering & Architecture
Organizations who provide professional services related to architecture, engineering, master planning and design for commercial, residential and infrastructure projects.
Entities providing SaaS and PaaS software solutions, artificial intelligence, machine learning, plus sales and marketing of various technology-based products and services.
Professional services and fintech involving the investment, lending, and management of physical and digital assets.
Agriculture & Agri-Food
Companies involved in the cultivation and distribution of agricultural products, cannabis and other natural goods.
Emerging companies engaged in exploration, mining and related support activities targeting base and precious metals or other mineral resources.
WORKING WITH US
At 5Q, we pride ourselves on transparent client engagement. We take the time to fully understand our clients’ needs before providing a tailored proposal and timelines for execution.
Our approach helps us deliver exceptional results for all of your IR and communications requirements.
Get In Touch
See our Contact Page to ask questions or book a preliminary, no-obligation discussion about your IR / communications needs
Meet With Us
In this initial meeting, we will answer any questions you may have, seek to understand your unique communications situation and outline how we can help.
Receive a Proposal
If our service offerings align with your company’s needs, 5Q will prepare a detailed proposal that walks through our tailored solutions.
Engage With Us
Once the strategic vision is confirmed, 5Q will implement your bespoke IR / communications program or project.
The Fifth Quarter
Our blog, The Fifth Quarter, is dedicated to providing information on current trends and IR best practices. We’ll help you stay ahead of the game with insightful content created by the 5Q team.
Views from the Fifth Quarter November 1, 2022
The Value of Knowing Your Social Media Audience
When commencing a social media campaign for any company, we must always start by deciding which platforms will be the most effective in reaching their target audience.
Views from the Fifth Quarter September 12, 2022
ESG and the Investor
Research shows that Environmental, Social, and Governance (“ESG”) investing can add value to a portfolio while also benefitting an organization’s varied stakeholders.
Views from the Fifth Quarter August 26, 2022
The Power of a Strong Social Media Strategy
Since the dawn of the internet, the world has become a much smaller place, such that we are able to communicate across the global village with ease and reach audiences that would have been far outside our sphere of influence before.
Views from the Fifth Quarter July 9, 2022
Who is 5 Quarters Investor Relations, Inc. – “5Q” ?
5Q is a Calgary-based, boutique consulting firm who has been disrupting the traditional IR and communications advisory model since 2013.
Views from the Fifth Quarter June 13, 2022
TMX Learning Academy Presentation
Cindy Gray, CEO & Managing Director, 5 Quarters Investor Relations, Inc., breaks down how to distill the most important information.
Views from the Fifth Quarter June 26, 2020
Distilling Key Messages
An audience typically only remembers a few main highlights from any presentation, so as a communicator, it’s imperative to ensure they are taking away the right points. Perhaps the most important technique to accomplish this is the development and communication of key messages.