January 30th, 2018 marks the official inauguration of the operations of Cornerstone Communications, the first investor relations firm in Romania dedicated to providing services in the area of investor relations (IR), shareholder engagement, capital markets PR and arranging capital market partnerships between companies and investors.
Cornerstone Communications will provide and equip Romanian listed and to-be-listed companies with world-class investors relations services. Through its activity, the company founders want to contribute to improving corporate governance, general communication, as well as both market and transactional valuations in Romania.
“The Romanian market made unprecedented progress in recent years, despite almost all sorts of headwinds. This is the market where the fight for the upgrade to the group of emerging markets should continue and where it will greatly depend on the progress in the domain of corporate governance, transparency and investor relations” said Ludwik Sobolewski, Co-founder of Cornerstone Communications.
“There is a growing understanding among the users of the capital market about the importance of quality communication, transparency, compliance and corporate governance. As these values and needs are increasingly impactful on the valuations of businesses, they need to be addressed accordingly. We look forward to continuing our work in elevating the Romanian capital market and introducing the highest standards and best practices, for the benefit of all market participants” said Zuzanna Kurek, Partner at Cornerstone Communications.
“The company is founded by experienced specialists, who understand the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century in the domain of capital markets. Led by one of the most recognized names in the industry in the CEE region, dr Ludwik Sobolewski, this undertaking is a much welcome and needed tool for ambitious Romanian or regional entrepreneurs and exporters” said CEE analyst Radu Magdin.
“While Cornerstone Communications is a project dedicated to the entire region of Central and Eastern Europe and to selected Eastern Markets, we are proud to communicate the start of the journey here, in Bucharest” added Ludwik Sobolewski.
Cornerstone Communications will provide services to Romanian enterprises and entrepreneurs through one of its six divisions: Cornerstone Stakeholder Communications, Cornerstone IPO & Transactional Communications, Cornerstone Research, Cornerstone Financial PR, Cornerstone Business Development and Cornerstone Digital. The majority of services and products rendered by the firm, such as Investor Perception Studies or Investor Relations Health Checks, will be offered in Romania in premiere.