Entries by PondelWilkinson

Benefitting from a Small Thought

I’m not generally a fan of motivational speakers and their messages. While such speakers are usually talented and entertaining orators, try the next day to remember what they said, and… umm, it’s usually impossible. Recently, I heard one of these guys speak. He left the audience mesmerized with his oratory skills. But more importantly, he […]

Socially Responsible Investor Relations

Companies are often encouraged to disclose their do-gooder ways when it comes to environmental, social and governance principles, known as ESG. After all, an increasing number of investors are basing their investments on these traits. More than a quarter of the $88 trillion assets under management globally are invested based on ESG policies, according to […]

Taking America’s Pulse Online

The Pew Research Center recently announced it would be conducting the majority of its U.S. polling online, much like most other public opinion surveys these days. Until recently, phone-based surveys were the de facto standard for opinion polls. According to Pew’s own research, the number of surveys conducted over the Internet “have increased dramatically in […]

The Best Donut in Los Angeles

WARNING:  You have to read this entire blog post to know where to find the best donut in Los Angeles. With third-quarter earnings season nearing its sunset, the year is practically over.  OK, OK, let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves.  But seriously, what does 2019 hold for capital markets?  Um, uh, well, that’s hard to […]

Three Toots on Hitting the Big Five-0

By now, those who know us, know that PondelWilkinson turns 50 this year. A half-century is a long time for any company to be in business. Throughout those five decades, while we have tooted the horns of our clients—we have not tooted our own. So, please allow me this rare exception to make three little […]

Celebrating 50 Years

As our firm celebrates its 50th anniversary year, we thank our clients for the trust they have placed in us, and for allowing PondelWilkinson to help enhance value, build businesses and protect reputations. It has been our privilege to work side-by-side with stellar management teams and boards of directors of companies big and small, established […]