IR Global Rankings announces the Best Ranked Companies in Asia and Pacific
IR Global Rankings ("IRGR"), the most comprehensive technical ranking system for investor relations websites, corporate governance practices and financial disclosure procedures, jointly with its coordination group and supporting entities, Arnold & Porter, KPMG, MZ and Sodali, announces the 2012 Best Ranked Companies in Asia and Pacific, as follows:
Best Ranked IR Websites in Asia and Pacific: China Telecom, Pacific Basin Shipping Limited, Capcom, Shinsei Bank, Shin Kong Financial Holding
*Most Improved IR Website in North America: ATA Inc.
Best Ranked Online Annual Report in Asia and Pacific: China Telecom
*Most Improved Online Annual Report in Asia and Pacific: China Telecom
Best Ranked Financial Disclosure Procedures in Asia and Pacific: China Telecom
*Most Improved Financial Disclosure Procedures in Asia and Pacific: Hua Nan Financial Holdings, China Minsheng Banking Corp., LTD.
Best Ranked Corporate Governance Practices in Asia and Pacific: Hysan Development Company
*Most Improved Corporate Governance Practices in Asia and Pacific: China Telecom
We congratulate all members of the best ranked companies’ IR teams for their achievements and efforts. The Top 30 global results, as well as the industry results, will be available on our website www.irglobalrankings.com in November 30.
2012 IR Global Rankings - Asian and Pacific participants list (in alphabetical order): APAC Resources Limited; ATA Inc.; AVerMedia Technologies; Baidu; Banitech; BTS Group Holdings Public Company Limited; Capcom; China Merchants Bank; China Minsheng Banking Corp., LTD.; China Mobile; China Pacific Insurance (Group) Co. Ltd; China Railway Group; China Rongsheng Heavy Industries Group H; China State Construction International H; China Telecom; China Unicom; Chinatrust Financial Holding Company; COSCO International; Delta Electronics; E-Commerce China; Dangdang; eFuture Information Technology; ENN Energy Holdings Ltd; Far EasTone Telecommunications; Gamania Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.; Global Sources; Hua Nan Financial Holdings; Hysan Development Company; Macronix International Co.; Pacific Basin Shipping Limited; Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company; Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China; Sa Sa International Holdings Ltd.; Samsung Securities; SEPTENI HOLDINGS CO.,LTD.; SerComm Corporation; Shin Kong Financial Holding; Shinsei Bank; Shun Tak Holdings; Singamas Container Holdings Limited; SmarTone Telecommunications; STATS ChipPAC Ltd.; Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company; TECO Electric & Machinery Co.; Test-Rite Group; Tingyi (CI) Holding Corp.; Yuanta Financial Holdings; Zhuzhou Times Electric.Co.,Ltd.
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