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Brendan Wood Announces TopGun CEOs in Worldwide Energy

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

PALM BEACH, FL, April 18th, 2012 (TOPGUN PRESS) – Brendan Wood and Partners are pleased to announce the 2011-2012 results of its polling of the world’s most influential shareholders. The data identifying TopGun CEOs is part of Brendan Wood’s comprehensive debrief of investors concerning eleven core investment criteria one of which is the performance of […]

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Friday, March 16th, 2012

BRENDAN WOOD REPORTS EARLY POLL OF CANADIAN PACIFIC SHAREHOLDERS 91% WANT CHANGE, 73% FAVOR PERSHING SQUARE Palm Beach FL, March 16, 2012 Later today, Brendan Wood International will release the first in a series of Special Reports to Investors on shareholder confidence in Canadian Pacific Railway. Based upon debriefs with shareholders who speak for about […]

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Shareholder Confidence Problems Back Ackman’s Challenge Of CP Management

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Feb 16th, 2012 – Brendan Wood International releases the first of a series of Special Reports for investors in Canadian Pacific Railways Limited. According to investors, confidence in Canadian Pacific senior management ranked in the bottom 5% amongst the 41 firms in Brendan Wood International’s Global Transportation Index. Mr. Ackman’s proactivity has placed the management […]

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TopGun Investment Minds – The Netherlands

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Leaders of Thought: Brendan Wood International Announces The Results of Its Search For The Best Investment Minds for the Dutch Market Toronto, ON, January 10, 2012 (TOPGUN PRESS) – Performance and Career Advisory firm Brendan Wood International has recently concluded this year’s worldwide search for the best-of-the- best investment minds active in the Dutch market. […]

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TopGun Investment Minds of Asia 2011

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Brendan Wood International recently concludes its search for Asia’s TopGun Investment Minds 2011 January 5, 2012 Singapore: – Brendan Wood International (BWI) today announced the results of its search for the TopGun Investment Minds in Asia*. The BWI voting panel in 2011 consists of 225 leading sell-side analysts, across all sectors, from 50 brokerage firms. […]

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New Venture Transforms Investor Relations in Asia – Brendan Wood International and Mileage Group Announce Strategic Partnership

Monday, November 21st, 2011

November 21, 2011 Singapore: – Brendan Wood International and Mileage Group today announced a strategic partnership to serve corporate clients in Asia. The new venture combines global investor intelligence with local investor relations strategy and communications expertise. This unique combination effectively transforms traditional investor relations value propositions in the region. Brendan Wood International (BWI), a […]

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Canadian Tire Falls Flat in 2011 Investor Poll

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Shareholder Confidence in Canadian Tire Plummets Amidst Harsh Ratings of Board and CEO TORONTO, ON (TOPGUN PRESS) – Mid-year results of Brendan Wood’s Shareholder Confidence Index underlines shareholder dissatisfaction with a dual share structure which places control in the hands of a few whose commitment to a long-term vision is deeply questioned by investors. Shareholders […]

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Lino Saputo’s Saputo Group “The Big Cheese” TopGun in Canadian Consumer Products Poll

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

TORONTO, ON (TOPGUN PRESS) – The Brendan Wood International panel of institutional investors in Canada this year assigned Saputo Group Inc. their highest level of confidence, edging out Atrium Innovations Inc. and Gildan Activewear Inc. amongst Canadian consumer products companies. Saputo Group’s CEO Lino Saputo Jr. is clearly the “big cheese”. In the words of […]

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Consumer Products Executives Perform Well in Volatile Economy

Monday, August 15th, 2011

NEW YORK, NY (TOPGUN PRESS) – TopGun Executive Talent Agency and Performance Advisors Brendan Wood International, today released the results of its Global Shareholder Confidence Poll in Consumer Products, with Brazil-based company Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev), finishing in top spot. Over 2,000 investors evaluate over 1,000 companies on ten core-buying criteria, with the […]

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Should PNC Financial Services Expand Its Capital Markets Group?

Monday, August 15th, 2011

August 15th, 2011 – PNC Financial Services (PNC), who has steadily built a capital markets presence is positioned for the next step – lead orders for Equity underwritings and M&A advisory. PNC has been active over the past 2 years in the debt advisory having been on more than 225+ syndicate positions, putting PNC in […]

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BNP is Wining the Hearts of Shareholders Globally – Corporate Executives’ Hearts Still to Come.

Monday, August 15th, 2011

15Aug2011 (TopGun Press): BNP was by far the highest scoring French bank in Brendan Wood International’s on-going shareholder confidence poll, and rivalled Santander for top European Bank. BNP scored an 838 (out of a possible 1100 for shareholder confidence). Baudoin Prot continues his ranking as TopGun CEO, winning marks for “strong leadership” and “ability to […]

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What Do Bank of America Customers Know That Their Shareholders Don’t?

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

New York, NY, August 10th, 2011 (TOPGUN PRESS) – When Bank of America’s acquisition of Merrill Lynch closed in the beginning of 2009, clients were skeptical of the new combined entity. According to corporate clients, it was having an identity crisis and the internal issues came through to clients in terms of Bank of America’s […]

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Are Corporate Clients Losing Confidence In Banks?…….Collins Stewart Hawkpoint Merger Signals Growth

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Independent Study of the Most Transactionally Active UK Companies 10 August 2011 – Brendan Wood International today released the results of its debriefing with the most transactionally active UK companies. Many corporations globally are sending a greater amount of their strategic investment banking fees to boutiques. TopGun bankers are selecting boutique life as an alternative […]

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Individual Bank Shareholder Confidence Leaders Weather Selloff Better Than Most

Monday, August 8th, 2011

08Aug2011 – As bank stocks continue to be hammered in today’s sell-off, those banks ranking highest on Brendan Wood International’s global Shareholder Confidence Index are faring better than most. High Shareholder Confidence ranking banks such as JP Morgan, HSBC, and US Bancorp are all down much less than their lower ranking peers such as Citigroup, […]

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Friday, August 5th, 2011

The Brendan Wood International global rankings of TopGun banking performance by institutional investors showed the largest payout for research going to JP Morgan., ranking 1st, with over 12% of commissions last year. But results from there on down included not only other big money centre banks and remaining bulge bracket i-banks, but also plenty of […]

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