Building your Debt IR capability

This is a half day course aimed at IR teams looking to build their Debt Investor Relations activity. During the session, participants will look at current best practice in Debt IR, discuss how to deliver an effective debt IR programme, review debt IR related case studies, consider the interaction with Rating Agencies, and start work on an action plan that participants can take back to their business.

What will I gain?

This course is aimed at experienced equity-focused IROs who are looking to increase their knowledge of debt IR, new IROs who will have a specific responsibility for debt IR, and corporates who are interested in increasing their debt IR programme. No previous knowledge of debt markets is required.

Course tutor: Lorraine Rees

Lorraine established IR-connect as a new investor relations consultancy in 2015. Prior to that she had been IR Director at Standard Life plc, Head of IR at The Phoenix Group, and an equity analyst at Exane BNP Paribas. She originally trained as a chartered accountant, and has also worked in strategy, corporate finance and banking.


Course Structure

1) Understanding your debt investor base and capital structure
2) Benefits of pro-active debt investor engagement
3) Development of a Debt IR programme
4) Best practice disclosure and presentations
5) Rating Agencies

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  • IR Society members (£319 + VAT)
  • IR Society Premium members (course allowance included in membership package)
  • Non-members (£469 + VAT)

"Very good, concise, to the point and backed by real life examples and applications. Thoroughly enjoyed it."

Course level

Advanced IR


Central London

Course dates

8 August
9.30am to 12.30pm

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