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Preview: Try our Political Monitoring service on Budget Day in the Netherlands

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Everything you need to know to be fully prepared for Prinsjesdag, the day when the Dutch government presents its plans and budget for 2020 – you’ll find it in our overview below. It’s an example of a new monitoring service we’ve developed, with our 15-strong team of media analysts, and Director Public Affairs, Jan Willem…

CFF Communications – Behind the Scenes #8

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As we are gearing up for the H1 results season, we are looking back on an eventful first half of 2019. In this update, you will learn more about some of the highlights of our work in the first six months of the year. For most of our work, we would have to ask you…

In a changing world, telling your story remains a constant

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After being a Board member of the NEVIR for the maximum term of six years, our Managing Director Uneke Dekkers passes the baton. Continue reading her views on developments in Investor Relations in a changing world. Sadly, this will be my last blog as a Board member of the NEVIR. After having served the maximum…

The European elections could directly impact the Dutch government

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How will the European elections impact the Dutch government? Our Public Affairs Director, Jan Willem Blok, shared his views in an analysis for TheEUlobby, the EU elections blog from our Grayling colleagues in Brussels. On the surface, the European election campaign in the Netherlands looks quite normal. The Dutch media covers the candidates, Euroscepticism, and…

CFF and TechShare: What’s key to consider before your IPO

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To round up Euronext’s TechShare program edition 2018-2019, we were delighted to host the final workshop for a pre-selected group of 15 Dutch tech entrepreneurs keen to learn more about an IPO process and life-post listing. TechShare is an international educational program for tech entrepreneurs and top management of tech scale-ups, launched by Euronext in…

CFF Insights – Quarterly Earnings Or Not. That’s the Question…

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A trend evaluation by the consultants and media analysts of CFF Communications regarding the quarterly earnings practices of Dutch listed companies. By Teun Verhagen and Klaas Kruijer – April, 2019 Introduction Mid-April. It has always been the time in which trading updates and quarterly earnings give investors a first glimpse of the performance of listed…

Update on the Dutch political landscape – Regional Elections

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On Wednesday March 20, 2019, the regional elections in the Netherlands resulted in what the newspapers described as “a landslide victory” for national-conservative party FvD. What’s new The Dutch electorate gave the current coalition government of VVD, CDA, D66 and ChristenUnie a profound battering by voting in favour of new and existing opposition parties. With…

Some trends that will shape corporate communications in 2019

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We hope that the new year got off to a good start for you. Wondering what 2019 has to offer for communications professionals, we’ve asked some of our colleagues from CFF, Grayling and Citigate Dewe Rogerson to share their views. Here’s our overview to kickstart your week with some fresh comms insights! 1. Blurry lines…

Winners of the NEVIR Dutch IR Awards 2019

ASML, BESI and Basic-Fit winners of the Dutch IR Awards 2019

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Amsterdam, 11 January 2019 – The Netherlands Association for Investor Relations (NEVIR) announced the winners of the Dutch IR Awards 2019 last night. For the twelfth consecutive year, select Dutch listed companies and Investor Relations professionals had the opportunity to be acknowledged for their outstanding work in the sector. During the annual award ceremony, awards…

Jan Willem Blok joins CFF Communications as Director of Public Affairs

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CFF Communications expands proposition with Branding and Public Affairs CFF Communications, the leading agency for financial and corporate communications in the Netherlands, expands its proposition to include Branding and Public Affairs. The communications agency appointed Jan Willem Blok as Director of Public Affairs and will be strengthening its collaboration with Grayling Nederland. Jan Willem Blok…