The recommendations from Australia's first financial inquiry in 17 years is due into Treasurer Joe Hockey’s office this weekend. David Murray, former CEO of CBA and Chairman of the Future Fund, could change the landscape for retail investors and small shareholders.
The Holy Grail for any company issuing new equity is to build a book of investors who understand the company, support the company, and will stick around for more than a week.
As investors look to diversify from struggling resources stocks, the technology sector is increasingly becoming a preferred destination for Australian capital.
You can be sure you will be watched closely not only by your shareholders, but also by those who represent them - particularly when issuing new equity or buying and selling assets. Best practice corporate governance and a sharp eye on duty of care obligations are a must.