Teneo News: Lisa Friedman Joins Teneo Strategy as Managing Director

Support Throughout Listing Day and Beyond

Teneo will partner with a company contemplating going public, its other advisors and underwriters on all aspects leading up to and after the IPO to ensure a successful entry to public markets. An integral part of a successful IPO and achieving maximum value will be determined by the ability to control a company’s narrative and equity story during all three phases of the IPO process: pre-IPO preparation, Listing Day execution and post-IPO.


  • Narrative development/Input for Registration Statement/Q&A

  • Establish peers/investor targeting

  • Public company infrastructure development

  • IR policy development

  • Media relations audit

  • Assessment of management roles, responsibilities and positioning

  • Audit of government relationships, assessment of policy risks, scenario planning

  • Establish governance polices/begin to identify Board


  • Roadshow development, planning and execution

  • Listing day preparation and execution

  • Manage communications around milestones

  • Message preparation and executive presentation coaching

  • Training of 'life as a public company’

  • Develop IR website and materials

  • Establish financial disclosure and guidance protocols and templates, conduct earnings announcements rehearsals

  • Recruit new directors and refine governance policies

  • Develop and execute listing day media strategy

  • Select engagement with government stakeholders


  • Building awareness through ongoing stakeholder outreach

  • Continued refinement of corporate positioning and investment thesis

  • Preparation for first earnings announcement and beyond

  • Ongoing coaching and reputation management

  • Implement IR engagement and ongoing strategy

  • Execute ongoing media strategy

  • Ongoing review of governance practices; assessment/recruitment of Board talent

  • Engagement with government stakeholders

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