IRResults

is a full service investor relations and corporate communications firm serving private, pre-IPO and public companies.

Our Value Proposition

We strive to optimize long-term shareholder value and thereby lower the cost of capital for our clients.  With a relentless focus on our clients’ fiduciary responsibilities to shareholders, we proactively approach the global investment community as peers seeking strategic solutions in a time efficient manner.

Our Services

IPO Advisory

Investor Relations

Proactive Targeting

Perception Analysis

Financial Media Relations

Private Company Advisory

Special Projects

Testimonials

Ranked Best Overall Sales 

Institutional Investor All American Survey

Working with Gretchen was delightful.  She has a sharp strategic mind and the ability to simplify complex business issues.  Her years of experience, people-oriented personality and knowledge of the investment process set her apart."

Cristina Morgan, Vice Chairman, JP Morgan

Gretchen led a proactive global shareholder targeting program at Intel.  Always focused on the shareholder and prepared for the task at hand, you can count on her to deliver."

Arvind Sodhani, President, Intel Capital
  • Investor Relations

  • We partner with innovative companies to implement proactive IR programs. Our customized communications programs are strategically designed to optimize long-term shareholder value.
  • IPO Advisory

  • We partner with pre-IPO companies 12-18 months prior to pricing to properly build a proactively driven communications infrastructure. In doing so, we help you strategically address your fiduciary duties as a public company.
  • Proactive Targeting

  • We partner with relatively undervalued enterprises to conduct proactive buy-side targeting as well as sell-side targeting to expand coverage of your company's common stock.
  • Financial Media Relations

  • We partner with thought leading companies to curate a compelling story that resonates with the investment community. We take great pride in sharing your unique story with leading financial media outlets.
  • Private Company Advisory

  • We partner with venture capitalists, private equity firms and high growth private companies to effectively manage institutional shareholder relations.
  • Strategic Special Projects

  • Our team of former Wall Street veterans are able to objectively provide strategic counsel for your corporate special project needs.

Investor Relations

We partner with innovative companies to implement proactive IR programs. Our customized communications programs are strategically designed to optimize long-term shareholder value.

IPO Advisory

We partner with pre-IPO companies 12-18 months prior to pricing to properly build a proactively driven communications infrastructure. In doing so, we help you strategically address your fiduciary duties as a public company.

Proactive Targeting

We partner with relatively undervalued enterprises to conduct proactive buy-side targeting as well as sell-side targeting to expand coverage of your company's common stock.

Financial Media Relations

We partner with thought leading companies to curate a compelling story that resonates with the investment community. We take great pride in sharing your unique story with leading financial media outlets.

Private Company Advisory

We partner with venture capitalists, private equity firms and high growth private companies to effectively manage institutional shareholder relations.

Strategic Special Projects

Our team of former Wall Street veterans are able to objectively provide strategic counsel for your corporate special project needs.

Sector Coverage

Technology

Consumer

Shared Economy

Wellness

Natural Resources

FinTech

Business Services

REITs

Team of former Wall Street Veterans

Collectively, we leverage over 50 years of Wall Street relationships as former bankers, sell-side analysts, institutional equity salespersons, crisis management experts and social impact investors. Our vast network spans across Silicon Valley, Wall Street and emerging markets which enables us to effectively generate measurable results for our clients.

Gretchen Lium

Gretchen Lium, Founder and President, has over 20 years of broadly diversified Wall Street experience in investor relations, institutional equity research, institutional equity sales, corporate finance, and entrepreneurship. Ms. Lium set the tone for excellence early in her career by spearheading a proactive investor relations program at Intel where she led a successful global shareholder targeting program. In the mid 1990s, she joined Hambrecht & Quist as an institutional equity research analyst. At Hambrecht & Quist, Ms. Lium played a critical role in several notable IPOs including Netscape, UUnet, QLogic, Siebel, etc.

Leveraging her analytical skills, she transitioned into institutional equity sales and was named “Best Overall Sales” by Institutional Investor while working with Stifel, Nicolaus. Over her career, Ms. Lium has established working relationships with buy-side institutional investors, sell-side analysts, and the financial media. 

Ms. Lium’s corporate finance experience includes positions with Kidder, Peabody in New York and most recently, NASDAQ where she served as Managing Director of Capital Markets & Global Listings.        

Within the private sector, Ms. Lium served as CEO and CFO of a multi-million retail operation which she bought out of bankruptcy. Through her leadership, the business was profitable in the first year of operations. She was instrumental in recruiting and building a talented team. The business was later sold for 8x invested capital.  Ms. Lium also worked with Steve Jobs at NeXT Computer.

Ms. Lium earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, an M.A. in Economics from Emory University, and a BA in Economics from Emory University. She has co-authored two articles published in the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Review.

Tamar Economides

Capital markets professional with proven competence in technology, media, & telecoms (“TMT”) investor relations, crisis communications and capital markets. Experience in the USA & abroad. Communication of complex balance sheet structures, capital raising and investing.

Expertise: Cross-border Negotiations, Regulation FD & Sarbox, Capital Fundraising, Investor Targeting, Crisis Management & Hostile Acquisitions, Share Repurchases, IPOs, Synthetic Exchange Products & Algorithmic Trading

Highlighted Accomplishments:
- Distressed/Crisis Investor Relations: Drove market communications during environment marked by restatements, shareholder divestitures and regulatory compliance challenges. Oversaw all investors (ex DIP) through NTL's bankruptcy.
- Normative Investor Relations: Built & led proactive roadshows to new/ existing investors in 25 cities; resulted in 45% of investors owning shares within 1 yr. Managed Janus investors during contentious proxy season, secured approval of corporate LTIP after vocal shareholder dissent.
- Acquisitions: Negotiated in French & conducted diligence on acquisition of cable networks; authored licenses to government broadcasting/ telecom authority
- Strategic Alliances: Project bids with Italian/French JV partner in public auction for 25 French cable municipalities. Authored winning business/operational plan for Paris JV. ACI market liaison with IBM partners; developed comms/ media plan around $70 M investment, warrants and 5-year alliance. 

Hub Langstaff

Dr. Hub Langstaff has over 25 years of broadly diversified experience in healthcare services, medical devices, consulting, and financing.  He has worked both with venture-financed companies and with large public device firms.  His career includes working at Bain & Co., several mid-sized device firms, start-ups, a niche venture investment bank where he held FINRA Series 7 and Series 63 licenses, Hologic, and most recently structuring complicated social impact investing partnerships in developing markets.

At Hologic, Dr. Langstaff worked with the CEO and President to identify and complete the acquisition of Suros Surgical which transformed Hologic from a strictly capital equipment company to a more highly diversified firm with high margin disposable devices. Dr. Langstaff also developed a services firm that enables more in-office surgical procedures.   

Dr. Langstaff earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, an M.D. from Vanderbilt School of Medicine, and a BA from Williams College.

Expertise: Social Entrepreneurship, Impact Investing, Building Teams and Companies, Developing Markets, Business Development, Preventive Health, Women's Health, Ambulatory Healthcare, Consumer Health Technologies, Medical Imaging 

Contact Us

Gretchen Lium 

Founder & President

152 West 57th Street

New York, NY 10019

303 638 9185

Gretchen@IRResults.com