Experts directory

Dr L Esterhuyse

College of Accounting Sciences
School of Applied Accountancy
Department: Financial Intelligence
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 2483
Fax: 086 516 7556
E-mail: esterl@unisa.ac.za

Expertise

  • Corporate disclosures Voluntary (i.e. excl. financial statements)
  • Web-based investor relations practices of listed companies

Qualifications

  • PhD Accounting Sciences (UNISA)
  • M Com Financial Management (UP)
  • B Com Hons (Acc) (UP)
  • Chartered Accountant (SA)

 

Fields of academic interests

  • Information asymmetry and voluntary disclosure
  • Institutional investors
  • Investor Relations
  • Web-based corporate communication
  • Textual analysis of communications 

Books

Textbook chapters:

  • Chapter 17, Business Plans, in Managerial Finance, 7th Ed, Skae et al, 2014 (ISBN 978 0 409 12002 8)
  • Chapter 17, Business Plans, in Managerial Finance, 6th Ed, Skae et al, 2012 (ISBN 978 0 409 10779 1)

Journal articles

  • Esterhuyse, L. & Wingard, C. 2016. An exploration of the online investor relations (IR) practices of companies listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). South African Journal of Economic and Management Sciences. 19(2):215–231.

Paper presentations

Published refereed conference papers in proceedings

Nel, GF & Esterhuyse, L. (Forthcoming) Corporate websites as investor and stakeholder communication channel: A comparison of JSE-listed companies’ websites over time. 21st GBATA Annual International Conference, 9 – 13 July 2019, Paris, France. ISBN: to be supplied

Esterhuyse, L. (2018). Investor relations - Are natural resources companies better? Evidence from South Africa, 9th Economics & Finance Conference, 22 – 25 May 2018, London, UK. ISBN 978-80-87927-53-3.

Esterhuyse, L. (2018). Prevalence of investor and analyst presentations on investor relations webpages - An industry analysis, 30th Annual Southern African Institute of Management Scientists Conference, 16 – 19 September 2018, Stellenbosch, South Africa. ISBN: 978-0-7972-1729-4.

 

Conference presentations (abstract only)

Esterhuyse, L. (2018). Shareholder familiarity and companies’ voluntary disclosure. Herrenhausen Conference – Transparency and Society, 12-14 June 2018, Berlin, Germany.

Esterhuyse, L. 2015. Inclusion in a Socially Responsible Investment Index and Investor Relations Quality - Evidence from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, 5th Annual Conference of the African Accounting and Finance Association, 1 – 4 September 2015, Balaclava, Mauritius.

Esterhuyse, L. 2013. Availability and Quality of Integrated and/or Corporate Social Responsibility Reports – Indicators of Disclosure Culture in South Africa, 2013 Global Business Conference, 2 – 5 October 2013, Opatija, Croatia. ISSN 1848-2252.

 

Paper development workshop

Esterhuyse, L. 2014. Factors influencing online communication practices in an emerging Sub-Saharan capital market, Paper Development Workshop of the 12th World Congress of Accounting Educators and Researchers, 13 – 15 November 2014, Florence, Italy.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Member of SAICA
  • NRF KIC Travel Grant, 2017 (R25 000)
  • Academic Qualification Improvement Programme (AQIP) Grant, 2014-2016
  • IAAER Emerging Researcher Seed Grant, 2012/3 (GBP 5 000)
  • NRF KIC Travel Grant, 2013 (R19 838)
  • CEMS Tuition Award, 2013
  • NRF KIC Travel Grant, 2015 (R19 602)
  • NRF KIC Travel Grant, 2017 (R25 000)
  • Herrenhausen Conference (sponsored by Volkswagen Foundation), 2018 (R30 000)
  • CIMA (17001), 2018/9 (R64 000)
  • NRF Intern 2019/20 (R96 600)

Projects

  • CIMA Investor Relations project (2018 – 2019)