5Q works with a wide variety of clients in diverse industries across North America.

We enable 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.

Our multi-faceted financial communications experience has been developed from a broad array of sectors ranging from upstream oil & gas, mining, clean energy and energy services, to cutting-edge software, fintech, architecture, engineering and design. We have earned the trust of numerous management teams, allowing us to implement targeted investor relations strategies in almost any sector. 5Q’s expertise and network of contacts are not limited to one business focus, allowing the flexibility to create meaningful value for any client.

Oil & Gas

Companies engaged in the upstream oil & gas sector, focused on development, production, and marketing of petroleum, natural gas and other hydrocarbons.

With significant investor interest returning to the Canadian oil and gas industry, energy companies are uniquely positioned to benefit from clearly articulating their differentiating features and unique investment proposition.

5Q can help to ensure the market understands the compelling investment thesis associated with companies in the energy industry.

Energy Services

Businesses that provide a broad range of energy solutions including drilling and completions activities, field operations and water transportation and management.

5Q has provided support to a variety of both large and small energy service companies. Our team has a deep understanding of the important role that service companies play in the energy complex.

Green/Clean Energy

Processes, products, and services that reduce environmental impacts through cleantech, energy efficiency improvements or the sustainable use of resources.

We are proud to work with leaders in the global energy transition, and support companies that are pushing the technological confines of traditional energy production.

Engineering & Architecture

Providers of a host of professional services related to architecture, engineering, master planning and design for commercial, residential and infrastructure projects.

From large infrastructure projects, to commercial and residential design and engineering, 5Q has experience in identifying and profiling a firm’s unique expertise, strengthening the communication of their core advantages to stakeholders.

Diversified Technology

Entities providing SaaS and PaaS software solutions, artificial intelligence, machine learning plus sales and marketing of various technology-based products and services.

In a constantly evolving technology landscape, it is vital for tech focused companies to stay on the forefront of business communications to effectively articulate their progress and developments. Our team has worked with a host of technology firms across various sub-sectors to facilitate their strategic communications.

Financial Services

Professional services and fintech including investment, lending, and management of physical and digital assets.

5Q can help to distill and convey a company’s key messages to ensure an impactful investment thesis for all stakeholders, while transcending industry familiarity or financial literacy.

Agriculture & Agri-Food

Including the cultivation and distribution of agricultural products, cannabis and other natural goods.

Our team has helped agricultural growers and integrated distribution companies to effectively convey their market advantage, including the communication of key ag metrics and targets.


Emerging companies engaged in exploration, mining and related support activities targeting base and precious metals or other mineral resources.

5Q has helped mining companies and developers create impactful and differentiated market profiles and materials that help attract attention from potential investors, strategic partners and the broader marketplace.


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 each of your IR requirements.

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.

April 28, 2023

Transitioning to SEDAR+

5Q is dedicated to providing our partner clients with up-to-date information on important industry developments. Today, we want to focus on the upcoming launch of SEDAR+.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.



In today’s business world, a strategic approach to your corporate communications is essential. With each IR program we develop, you are connected with the right audience — one that resonates with your company’s brand and values.