Cross Border is committed to providing relevant information, education and analysis tailored to fulfill the needs of our audience: the investor relations and corporate governance communities.

We do this by providing our global readership with impartial and insightful content via a range of products under our IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary brands:

  • Print and digital magazines
  • Website news platforms
  • Email newsletters
  • Research reports 
  • Events

Company history

Investor Relations magazine is launched by Janet Dignan (editor) at The Economist Group.
Launch of the first Investor Relations Magazine Awards in London.
Dignan and Ian Richman (sales director) found Cross-Border to publish Investor Relations magazine.
Richman opens the New York office on Wall Street to spearhead expansion in North America.
Corporate Secretary magazine is launched to meet the needs of governance, risk and compliance (GRC) professionals in North America.
Investor Relations magazine is renamed IR Magazine.
IR Magazine's events portfolio expands to a global audience, with conferences and awards in China, Hong Kong/Taiwan, Ireland, Continental Europe, Brazil and South East Asia, as well as across the US, Canada and the UK.
Corporate Secretary develops think tanks and webinars across North America.
First annual Corporate Secretary Corporate Governance Awards are celebrated in New York City.
IR Magazine's research brand, IR Insight, is established to benchmark IR performance online and develop flagship research reports.
IR Magazine launches the Investor Perception Seminars and both magazines establish formal social media platforms as another way to interact with both the IR and GRC audiences.
Corporate Secretary celebrates its 10th birthday.
IR Magazine celebrates its 25th year and both magazines' websites launch a redesign aimed to provide readers with quicker access to more useable content.