James Fisher is committed to delivering sustainable profitable growth and improved returns for our shareholders and all our stakeholders.

Our purpose-led, sustainable strategy is integral to our plan for delivering profitable growth for our shareholders, and central to how we create value for all of our stakeholders.

Our shareholders help to provide the financial liquidity we require to operate and are key beneficiaries in the value created by James Fisher, and we're committed to transparent communication and engagement.

James Fisher aims to consistently deliver attractive returns for its shareholders by:

  • Delivering long-term growth in underlying earnings per share, dividends and return on capital employed
  • Growing strategically and profitably by leveraging existing specialist skill base to serve global markets
  • Creating incremental value by expanding our offerings and capabilities through investments and bolt-on acquisitions
James Fisher is committed to delivering sustainable profitable growth and improved returns for shareholders and all our stakeholders.

How we engaged our shareholders

  • Our directors have regular meetings with investors, principally through investor roadshows, investor events and the annual general meeting (AGM)
  • Our chairman meets with the James Fisher's largest equity shareholders to discuss results and other announcements
  • The annual report and accounts and our website set out the James Fisher strategy, progress against its strategy and our activities
  • The Board engages with shareholders directly to understand their ESG priorities
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How we supported shareholders during 2021

  • We were unable to hold an annual general meeting (AGM) due to COVID restrictions, but held a pre-AGM webinar and Q&A session online, enabling shareholders to receive the 2020 results presentation and ask questions prior to their proxy vote
  • Consultation with shareholders on the new remuneration policy (approved at the 2020 AGM) was led by the chair of the Remuneration Committee
    James Fisher completed refinancing and has started to implement a disposal programme, aimed at improving leverage
  • New chairman and other Board appointments aimed at bringing additional experience and skills to the Board
  • Reverting to physical AGM in 2022
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Investment case

To find out why you should invest in James Fisher, view our investment case

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