IR Magazine South East Asia Awards Shortlist: CapitaLand leading the count, followed by DBS Group, StarHub, SingTel

Together with Malaysia’s CIMB Group, these five companies will battle for the grand prix in overall investor relations by a large-cap company.

Singapore, Nov 16, 2012 – (ACN Newswire) – On December 6, the most accomplished and successful investor relations practitioners will head to Singapore for the IR Magazine Awards & Conference – South East Asia 2012.

Award-winning and industry-leading IROs, CEOs and CFOs from some of the most successful public companies in South East Asia – such as Arthur Lang, group CFO of CapitaLand and Cameron Tough, head of IR of Adaro Energy – will have the unique opportunity to gather and discuss pressing issues and celebrate their achievements in the awards ceremony.

The agenda is set with highlights and speakers including:

Making IR Count – Joseph Chia of IRPAS, Tim Craighead of Bloomberg and Arthur Lang of CapitaLand

Optimizing your shareholder base -Lucy Newcombe of Computershare, Eugene Seah of Nomura and Cameron Tough of Adaro Energy Next steps for South East Asia – Mak Yuen Teen of National University of Singapore Asset allocation, investment preference and strategy – Justin Reynolds of Ipreo

Stock market opening ceremony at Singapore Exchange

Announcement of the IR Magazine Awards winners

The awards short lists were announced with CapitaLand leading the nomination count in eight award categories, followed by DBS Group, StarHub, SingTel – each with seven. Together with Malaysia’s CIMB Group (with six nominations), these five companies will battle for the grand prix in overall investor relations by a large-cap company.

Full short lists for the IR Magazine Awards – South East Asia 2012

I. Grand prix for best overall investor relations – large cap

– CapitaLand (Singapore)- CIMB Group (Malaysia)- DBS Group (Singapore)- SingTel (Singapore)- StarHub (Singapore)

II. Grand prix for best overall investor relations – mid or small cap

– AmBank Group (Malaysia)- Frasers Centrepoint Trust (Singapore)- Keppel Land (Singapore)- Minor International (Thailand)- Venture Corporation (Singapore)

III. Best investor relations officer

– CapitaLand – Harold Woo (Singapore)- CIMB Group – Steven Tan (Malaysia)- SingTel – Sin Yang Fong (Singapore)- StarHub – Jeannie Ong (Singapore)

IV. Best investor relations by a CEO or president

– CIMB Group – Nazir Razak (Malaysia)- DBS Group – Piyush Gupta (Singapore)- Olam International – Sunny Verghese (Singapore)- StarHub – Neil Montefiore (Singapore)

V. Best investor relations by a CFO

– CapitaLand – Arthur Lang (Singapore)- Keppel Corporation – Loh Chin Hua (Singapore)- Sembcorp Marine – Tan Cheng Tat (Singapore)- UOB – Lee Wai Fai (Singapore)

VI. Best corporate literature

– CapitaLand (Singapore)- DBS Group (Singapore)- Keppel Land (Singapore)- SingTel (Singapore)- StarHub (Singapore)

VI. Best use of technology

– CapitaLand (Singapore)- DBS Group (Singapore)- Keppel Corporation (Singapore)- SingTel (Singapore)

VII. Best investment community meetings

– CapitaLand (Singapore)- DBS Group (Singapore)- SingTel (Singapore)- StarHub (Singapore)

VIII. Best corporate governance and disclosure

– CapitaLand (Singapore)- Public Bank (Malaysia)- SingTel (Singapore)- StarHub (Singapore)

IX. Best investor relations during a corporate transaction

– CIMB Group (Malaysia)- DBS Group (Singapore)

X. Best investor relations by an SGX Catalist company – No short list – winner to be announced on December 6

XI. Best investor relations by an Indonesian company

– Astra International- Garuda Indonesia- XL Axiata

XII. Best investor relations by a Malaysian company

– AmBank Group- CIMB Group- Media Prima- Public Bank

XIII. Best investor relations by a Philippine company

– AboitizPower- Alliance Global- PLDT- Universal Robina Corporation

XIV. Best investor relations by a Thai company

– Advanced Info Service- Kasikornbank- Minor International- PTT

Best in sector

XV. Banks & financial services

– CIMB Group (Malaysia)- DBS Group (Singapore)- Public Bank (Malaysia)

XVI. Consumer goods & services (including retail)

– Minor International (Thailand)- Super Group (Singapore)- Universal Robina Corporation (Philippines)

XVII. Diversified industrials (including energy & agriculture)

– Keppel Corporation (Singapore)- Olam International (Singapore)- Sembcorp Marine (Singapore)

XVIII. Real estate

– CapitaLand (Singapore)- CapitaMall Trust (Singapore)- CapitaMalls Asia (Singapore)

XIX. Technologies & telecoms

– PLDT (Philippines)- SingTel (Singapore)- StarHub (Singapore)

XX. Transport

– ComfortDelgro Corporation (Singapore)- Neptune Orient Lines (Singapore)- Singapore Airlines (Singapore)

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About IR Magazine & Awards

Cross Border Ltd is the publisher in New York and London of IR magazine, the only global publication focused on the interface between companies and their investors. IR magazine hosts events in the US, Europe, Canada, the Nordic region, Asia, Brazil and Ireland. the IR Magazine Awards around the world adhere to the most objective and credible methodology possible in surveying analysts and investors to identify the winners. IR Magazine does not accept entries from companies – all public companies are eligible for nomination. It does not have judges – the entire investment community is our judge. We simply ask as many analysts and investors as possible two very basic questions: which companies and individuals do the best investor relations, and why? Visit for more details.

Source: IR Magazine & Awards


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