5Q is disrupting the traditional investor relations and communications advisory model.

We help tell your story.

We combine our extensive knowledge of business, capital markets and corporate communications with an unwavering dedication to trust, integrity and quality. 5Q focuses on the importance of relationships in successfully executing communications programs that deliver value for clients and their stakeholders.

We tailor services depending on clients’ needs and offer complete transparency around our services and deliverables.

Strategic IR & Communication Programs

Effective two-way communication between your organization, shareholders and other stakeholders creates a richer impression of management, their integrity, vision, and leadership.

Examples of what we do:

  • Press releases
  • Corporate presentations
  • Corporate fact sheets
  • Website content generation
  • Shareholder letters
  • Conference call scripts
  • ESG Reports
  • Annual and quarterly reports
  • Board IR reports
  • Social media strategies
  • White papers
  • Advertising brochures

Managing Day-to-Day Investor Relations

5Q can support your ongoing corporate communications program and continuous disclosure requirements to free up management’s time and energy.

Examples of what we do:

  • Act as in-house communications or integrate with an existing team
  • Quarterly analyst surveys to check consensus
  • Ownership analysis and investor targeting
  • Maintaining corporate or investor presentations
  • Website strategy & updates
  • Database management
  • Managing investor calls / emails
  • Retail outreach and shareholder engagement strategies
  • Continuous disclosure / SEDAR and SEDI filings
  • Organizing investor events

Market Engagement & Outreach

We can develop and implement targeted market engagement and outreach programs for public and private companies, interfacing with key analysts, sales desks, and investors.

Examples of what we do:

  • Ongoing, targeted outreach to relevant investors, analysts and media
  • Collaboration with covering sell side analysts or sales desks to optimize investor roadshows
  • Investment conference targeting, planning & coordination
  • Enhancing retail strategies and outreach
  • Fostering relationships with analysts and key investors
  • Contact database creation and management to track engagement
  • Coordinating webcasts or other online presentations

Marketing & Design

5Q can ensure your messaging is professionally conveyed with appropriate visuals that take your company to the next level.

Examples of what we do:

  • Website design and development
  • Corporate presentation design
  • ESG report design and development
  • Investor fact sheets
  • Trade show booth visuals
  • Corporate videos
  • Marketing brochures
  • Corporate signage
  • Print advertisements

Media & Social Media

Our team can help navigate the world of media and enhance your online presence. We create media and social media strategies that fit with a company’s current and future catalysts and goals.

Examples of what we do:

  • Development and execution of social media strategies
  • Drafting posts for LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social platforms
  • Managing social profiles to provide a regular feed of information
  • Engage and coordinate third party media services for both paid and earned campaigns
  • Create engaging media profiles

Corporate Governance & Best Practices

We leverage our expertise in corporate oversight, policy, compliance and strategy to meet your governance needs and strengthen your company’s corporate profile.

Examples of what we do:

  • Handling news, presentations, proofreading of financial statements and Management’s Discussion & Analysis
  • Best practices for director committees, mandates and policies
  • Enhancing management proxy circulars, Annual Information Forms and other key disclosures
  • Shareholder engagement strategies
  • Assisting with shareholder activism initiatives
  • Arranging for SEDAR, CSE and OTC filings

ESG Reporting

With 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.

Examples of what we do:

  • Provide recommendations, advice and support for sustainability reporting
  • Assist with the selection and implementation of ESG reporting frameworks
  • Draft ESG report content and key messaging
  • Create engaging and complimentary ESG report designs and layouts
  • Coordinate office or asset photography to enhance visuals
  • Manage the flow of ESG data and content from first draft to final copy
  • Engage with ESG rating entities and analysts to enhance disclosure
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 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.

March 12, 2024

Crafting an Effective Investor Presentation: Tips, Tools and Best Practices

In the world of investor relations (‘IR’), one crucial skill is the art of crafting an effective investor presentation (also called a ‘deck’). Whether you’re an executive with a company who has been public for some time, or a new start-up business looking to secure financing, the ability to deliver a compelling presentation is paramount.

February 8, 2024

Building an Online Community: A Key Strategy for Corporate Success in 2024

In the dynamic landscape of modern business, maintaining a competitive edge is essential for public company success. One strategy that took center stage in 2023 was the art of building and nurturing online communities. The rise of social media and its evolving trends have elevated community engagement from a supplementary tactic to a crucial element of any comprehensive marketing, investor relations or capital markets outreach strategy.

January 2, 2024

Meeting ESG Demands: Critical Minerals and the Future of Energy

As the global energy landscape undergoes a seismic shift towards sustainability and environmental responsibility, the demand for critical minerals has surged dramatically.

October 26, 2023

Did You Know? A Deeper Look into 5Q’s Social Media Services

Social media isn’t just for vacation photos and viral memes anymore. For businesses and professionals, it’s become an essential tool in building relationships, promoting brands, and attracting investors.

September 13, 2023

Client Experience – The New Competitive Differentiator

In today’s fast-paced business landscape, client loyalty can become increasingly elusive. With limited time and attention, clients are faced with an overwhelming array of choices and constantly changing offerings.

August 3, 2023

The Importance of Planning for Crisis Communications

Adaptable companies that are receptive to change hold a strong competitive advantage in today’s evolving business environment. Changing how a company communicates during a crisis can have a significant impact not only on its reputation and external perception, but also on its investment eligibility, bottom line, and long-term viability.

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TOGETHER, WE CAN DO GREAT THINGS.

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.