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  • Public relations

    Spindle Communications was established in 2010 to focus on the public relations requirements for the African continent.

  • Media relations

    We work with various media to inform the public of a company's mission, financials, and activities in a positive and credible manner.

  • Investor relations

    Our IR programs integrate finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance to effect communications between the company its stakeholders.

  • Event management

    We stage corporate events including product launches, press conferences, corporate meetings and industry and investment / venture capital conferences.

Holistic communications and marketing

Public relations, media relations, investor relations, event managementSpindle is an employee-owned, boutique public relations and investor relations advisory firm based in Johannesburg. As a strategic corporate communications consulting organisation, it offers value-enhancing counsel in public relations, investor relations, media management, and corporate and investment related events.

Public relations

We help our clients solve complex communications challenges, maximise their opportunities and achieve their strategic goals. We assist public and private companies, investment banks, private equity investors, venture capital funds with all their corporate public relations needs. We act as client spokespeople or work with clients so they can effectively communicate their message.We are experts in dealing with the business, financial and trade media, and in utilising all forms of communication to help clients expand awareness and attract customers.  We deliver press coverage for private and public companies in the investment / financial sector, the pharmaceutical and biotech sector, mining, the cleantech, green, green tech, renewable energy, alternative energy and energy management sectors.

Investor relations

Spindle offers fully integrated capital market communications services to public companies and clients of major investment banks. We are focused on strategic investor relations, IPO and M&A roadshows, corporate communications and new media solutions. Spindle works at the nexus of investor and media relations, maintaining close relationships with journalists, financial analysts and the institutional investment community. In essence, our practice helps publicly traded corporations communicate with the private client managers, portfolio managers, stock brokers, traders and analysts at institutions who buy, sell or recommend exchange-listed securities.Over the years the principles of Spindle Communications' management have served more as 50 listed companies, as well as government departments (national and provincial).

Media relations

Strategic media relations is a key component of effective public relations. Spindle has extensive print, electronic and online contacts throughout South Africa and Africa. We develop and prepare critical support materials -- news releases, newsletters, online content, presentations and scripts. Strategic media relations can drive interest about your company, not only in media outlets, but with your customers and business partners, too. Visibility in media outlets, like trade journals and newspapers, helps keep you top-of-mind and supports your company's market leadership.

Event management

Spindle is an event solutions company, handing the design, coordination, and management of investment, venture capital conferences, and industry sector conferences. Conferences are also done for own account, such as Viridis Africa, clean technology investment summit for Africa, Madini Africa, investment in mineral beneficiation, Lifesparks, life sciences, biotechnology and pharmaceutics or on behalf of a client.


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Professional networks

Spindle Communications maintains a database of investment professionals, various industry professionals, journalists and also manages several African-focused groups on Facebook and Linkedin: Mining Exploration in Africa, Mineral Benefication in Africa, Megalopolis - developing legendary cities in Africa, Investment Analysts in Africa, Investor Relations Practitioners in Africa, Lifesparks Southern African Life Sciences initiative, Lifesparks Southern African Healthcare initiative, Sub-Saharan Plant Science & Technology forum, Sub-Saharan Water Science & Technology group, Sub-Saharan Africa Sustainable Energy group, Viridis Africa - investment in clean tech, Clean Technology in Africa, Sub-Saharan African Veterinary initiative, Human Capital Management in Africa, and African Citizen - Journalists in Africa.

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