PwC: Corporate performance: what investment professionals want to know

PwC research with mainstream investors clearly shows that they are looking for better quality information in key areas aligned to <IR>.

According to 80% of investors in a global survey conducted by PwC, investment professionals’ perception of management quality is affected by the quality of a company’s reporting. And nearly two-thirds of investment professionals (63%) said that the quality of a company’s reporting could have a direct financial impact on its cost of capital.

The survey of 85 investment professionals shows that mainstream investors are looking for enhanced corporate reporting in key areas that are consistent with <IR>, such as the business model, how value is created and dependencies on key resources or capitals.