Q4 Inc. provides cloud-based investor relations (IR) and capital market solutions to the to the IR industry in Canada and internationally. It offers Q4 Desktop, an all-in-one IR solution that provides clients the tools, the insight, and the information they need to make the right decisions for organization and communicate and engage effectively with investors. The company also designs and develops IR and corporate Websites; provides online reports that help the client communicate corporate success and vision in a dynamic and engaging way; Q4 Newsroom that provides members of the media, journalists, and other stakeholders with easy access to all of news, reporting, and social content from acr...
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Toronto, ON M6K 3J1
Founded in 2005
Q4 Desktop Rolls Out Client-Driven Enhancements to Improve and Automate Investor Relations Workflow
Dec 6 16
Q4 Inc. announced the third release of Fourth Quarter Desktop, the fully integrated market intelligence desktop. This release includes new features focused on targeting and meeting management, and introduces broker research to enable IROs to better understand estimates and stock sentiment. Capitalizing on its powerful market intelligence and proprietary analytics, Fourth Quarter Desktop introduces the features: Tear sheets and briefing books: Enables IROs to easily create comprehensive tear sheets and briefing books (for contacts, institutions, and funds) that combine historical ownership activity alongside events and meetings that can be exported and printed for NDRs and meetings. Seamless activity logging: Eliminates steps for the IRO by making it easier to import and export activity, schedule upcoming meetings or log historical activity, plot activity on any chart of ownership and share price, and sort and filter information. Research: Provides an improved understanding of how the sell-side views an IRO's company, peers, and industry via research reports and papers. Fourth Quarter Desktop integrates the company's market-leading website, webcasting and market intelligence solutions into one easy-to-use platform, delivering seamless access to broad market data, proprietary analytics, institutional firm, fund and contact profiles along with contact management and reporting tools. With Fourth Quarter Desktop, users can also: Access institutional quality stock quotes, charts, news, events, and transcripts for all North American equities; Gain access to proprietary sentiment, volatility and investor activism algorithms for all stocks in the US and Canada; Analyze and download Factset universe of ownership data and 150,000 global investment firm and fund profiles; Work with an easy-to-use and lightweight CRM, which includes over 225,000 investor contact profiles that are constantly updated to ensure accuracy; Collaborate among internal team members and Fourth Quarter analyst and support staff through innovative real-time chat, tagging, activity logging, team notifications and more; Institutional contact details (roles, fund management, bio, etc.) updated nightly based on vendor refresh as well as direct input from customers; Access IR website analytics and track and report on institutional website behavior; Analyze investor webcast participation with complete investor contact integration; Score and track investors and targets; Access proactively updated contact database. The new release follows Q4's recent acquisition of Euroinvestor IR Solutions in September. Fourth Quarter Desktop is set to populate quotes from London Stock Exchange in January 2017, with complete European exchange coverage to follow. The addition of international exchanges to Fourth Quarter Desktop will further accelerate the company's expansion into Europe as the industry's fastest growing provider of IR solutions.