A short, lively Zoom discussion of the impact of COVID and implications ahead on company reputation values. With Simon Cole and Sandra Macleod, founding partners of Reputation Dividend, and Greg Quine, formerly top-five equity analyst at Natwest Capital Markets and JP Morgan.
Brexit is done, and with a deal, of sorts, the new administration is fired up to go in the US, albeit with expectations of tighter regulation and power shift from Wall Street to Washington, and coronavirus vaccination programmes are gathering pace. Investors and the companies they follow however, will have to deal with nervousness, unpredictability and volatility in the markets for some time yet. Normalcy remains a way off but there are grounds for optimism that things will become more settled towards the end of the year. Until then, reputation managers will need to do everything they can to ensure that the assets in their charge are performing at the levels required to bridge the gap and support their companies’ share prices.