Cornerstone Communications

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Cor·ner·stone

(ˈkɔr nərˌstoʊn), noun

The first stone set in the construction of a masonry foundation, important since all other stones will be set in reference to it, thus determining the position of the entire structure.


We are a communications agency based in Bucharest, Romania, specialized in public relations (PR), investor relations (IR) and capital markets advisory. We are a boutique firm, working primarily with local SMEs from a variety of sectors as well as we have a diverse portfolio of international companies that are active on the Romanian market.

Established in January 2018, our firm boasts a diverse array of Clients. We provide the highest quality integrated communications and advisory services to companies that are already listed on Bucharest Stock Exchange’s Main and Junior Markets as well as to entrepreneurial businesses that want to increase their profile on the local market. Having worked with a number of local and international investment funds and financial institutions, we are also specialized in high-impact financial communication.

We believe that good communication is the cornerstone of any successful business. At Cornerstone, we do not improve only the image, but most importantly, we lay down conditions to improve the valuation of our Clients’ businesses and we contribute to the success of intended transactions.

Why communicate with Cornerstone?


Working and engaging with the right media shapes stakeholder’s opinions and, in the long run, raises the profile of your business. Any company has objectives and goals that can be supported through skilled communication – be it growing position on the local market, gaining recognition from stakeholders, attracting capital or even improving the valuation in case of companies that are listed or intend to list on the stock exchange.

At Cornerstone, we have the abilities to support companies reaching these goals, with the help of quality public relations and investor relations. 

What Sets Cornerstone Apart

Possessing a deep understanding of the local capital markets, its mechanisms as well as nuances, we offer unique products and investor relations advisory services.

Array of services

We are fully equipped to support companies in any of the following situations: willing to improve their communication with the market for the long-term benefit of increased valuation, intending to raise funds through either equity or debt instruments, looking for investment opportunities, entering new markets or participating in M&A transactions, eyeing new product or services development. We assist companies in pre-IPO, IPO and Private Placement of both equities and bonds, ensuring that the communication with the market is beneficial for the company’s valuation.

Network

We build connections between companies and investors such as individual and institutional investors, brokerage houses, data providers, local media as well as opinion makers.

Experience

Our services are based on profound knowledge and understanding of the Romanian capital market environment. We blend experience and expertise with an understanding of the local market and its realities, offering an objective view on both its advantages as well as challenges.

Internationalization

All our services are by default offered bilingually, in English and Romanian language.


Your Team

Zuzanna Kurek

Partner

Former Business Development & Marketing Director at the Bucharest Stock Exchange, entrusted with projects intended to promote Romanian capital markets to entrepreneurs as well as improving corporate governance and IR standards within listed companies. Under her watch, BVB saw first listings of private companies after a decade of inactivity. Previous work experiences include IBM, European Parliament as well as Maastricht University, where she also followed her legal studies. zuzanna.kurek@cornerstone-comm.ro

Andreea Tănase

Project Manager

Andreea has been with Cornerstone Communications since the beginning and helped launch the company. Since then, she has been focused on delivering special projects to clients, which include: organization of events (both small scale and large scale), social media management, overlooking the design and development phase of new websites, applications or other types of online portals, as well as has been responsible for establishing and managing relations with external parties (business associations, events organizers, journalists, entrepreneurs) in order to build visibility for clients. 

andreea.tanase@cornerstone-comm.ro

 

Key Products

Cornerstone Insights

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Contact Us

If you are interested in meeting us or receiving an offer for delivering services, e-mail us at: office@cornerstone-comm.ro or reach us at: +40 31 22 533 73.  Feel free to visit us at our offices at the 18th floor of Globalworth Tower, Strada Barbu Văcărescu 201, Bucharest 020276.

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