Corbin Advisors to Release 50th Issue of Industry-Leading Research Publication Inside The Buy-Side® Earnings Primer®


FARMINGTON, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corbin Advisors, a strategic advisory firm accelerating value creation globally, announced that it will release its 50 Milestoneand quarterly issue of Inside the Buy-Side Earnings Primer® on Thursday, April 14.

Since the firm’s inception in 2007, Corbin Advisors has released the Global Investor Survey of stock markets, global economies and business climate each quarter ahead of earnings season. The publication captures real-time investor sentiment, expectations and trends, including opinions on earnings key performance indicators, investment themes, the global economy and industry bulls and bears.

“As part of our Voice of the Investor® research, the information identified more than 50 quarters Inside Buyer Side® have guided our clients through uncertain financial market conditions, arming them with real-time data and insights to make informed decisions that have led to greater opportunity and value creation for their organizations,” said said founder and CEO Rebecca Corbin, who appears regularly on CNBC, Bloomberg Business Radio and other affiliates to discuss the company’s cutting-edge research and insights.

Some of the most significant shifts in sentiment and trends uncovered by Corbin Advisors’ Inside The Buy-Side® Earnings Primer® research include:

1.) COVID-19 Information: Apply lessons from the global financial crisis to the COVID-19 pandemic to guide strategies for cost reduction, capital deployment and orientation, and investor communication

  • Financial crisis: Investors found companies “shrinking too slowly” early on and “shrinking too deep” in the 2010 period as preferences shifted to reinvesting for growth rather than letting cost reductions trickle down to the bottom line. net profit
  • Covid-19 pandemic: applied lessons learned and encouraged businesses to cut costs more quickly and then pivot to focus on growth investments while managing a challenging environment to build a strong foundation for growth as markets and l economy were improving; Dynamically monitoring and advising on guidance practices amidst market turmoil

2.) Changes in Capital Deployment: Capture significant changes in capital deployment preferences

  • Balance sheet strength in times of crisis or recession: Identified increasing balance sheet strength as the most critical investment driver amid the global financial crisis in 2008 and 2009, the US industrial mini-recession in 2015 and 2016, and the COVID-19 pandemic. 19 in 2020
  • Unprecedented special dividends: the impending fiscal cliff at the end of 2012 leads to a one-off and unprecedented preference for windfall dividends
  • Reinvest for growth: Reinvestment dominates investor preferences during the post-Great Recession (Q3’13-Q4’17) and post-COVID (Q3’20-Q4’21) bull cycle
  • Net debt to EBITDA: identification of net debt to EBITDA as the primary objective for equity investors when assessing debt levels in 2014

3.) Emergence of ESG: Identify the emergence of environmental, social and governance (ESG) as a factor in investment decisions

  • ESG on the map: Identified for the first time in 2020 that 20% of US institutional investors identified ESG as an important factor in investment decisions
  • ESG as a critical investment factorESG discussions at board and executive level elevated in 2018 amid the emphatic rise of ESG as a leading global investment driver; more than double, or 44%, now consider ESG to be very important or essential for decisions and 56% believe that companies that integrate ESG into their business strategy will perform better

4.) Advise Despite Market Uncertainty: Advice on communication strategies and best practices during market uncertainty

  • Global economic crises: clients advised during the global financial crisis, European economic challenges that lasted until 2013, the Greek sovereign debt crisis in 2015, a significant Chinese economic slowdown in 2015 and the outbreak of COVID-19
  • Geopolitical events: triangulated investor sentiment amid tariff tensions between the US and China from 2018, Brexit concerns that arose in 2016 and lasted until the UK exit in January 2020, and of the ongoing crisis between Ukraine and Russia
  • Events in the United States: created strategies to communicate around the US government shutdown in 2013, four US presidential elections and US tax reform in Q4’17
  • Social justice: Actively encouraged our customers to proactively send heartfelt messages to employees during COVID-19, social injustice following the murder of George Floyd and the ongoing invasion of Ukraine

Inside Buyer Side has grown and evolved with the company, which was founded by CEO Rebecca Corbin in 2007 and is now a 60+ person firm serving public companies worldwide across all industries with market capitalizations between 250 million billion and 350 billion dollars, pre-public companies and non-profit associations. To subscribe to the publication, visit

About Corbin Advisors

Corbin is a strategic consulting firm that accelerates value creation globally. We engage deeply with our clients to assess, design, enable and accelerate value realization, delivering research-based insights and execution excellence through a cultured and caring team of experts with industry and situational experience. depth, a best practice approach and a mindset of outperformance. .

Inside Buyer Side®our industry-leading research publication, is covered by affiliates around the world and regularly featured on CNBC.

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