Investor Relations Services in the US - Procurement Research Report

Investor Relations Services Procurement in the US

This report is intended to assist buyers of investor relations services. Investor relations service providers integrate finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance services to enable effective two-way communication between a company and its key constituencies. Services include a broad range of business-to-business offerings that can be further divided into financial communication, corporate governance advisory services and products for investor information and management analytics. Suppliers of investor relations services include public relations firms and financial information service providers. This report excludes related financial services such as transfer agency services, as well as related communications services such as media relations.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

AT A GLANCE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

PRICE ENVIRONMENT
Price Fundamentals
Price Drivers
Recent Price Trend
Price Forecast

PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS
Product Life Cycle
Total Cost of Ownership
Product Specialization
Related Goods
Substitute Goods
Regulation

Quality Control

SUPPLY CHAIN & VENDORS
Supply Chain Dynamics
Competitive Environment
Market Profitability
Switching Cost

PURCHASING PROCESS
Buying Basics
Key RFP Elements
NEGOTIATION STATISTICS

BUYER POWER SCORE COMPONENTS

JARGON & GLOSSARY

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