For the fifth consecutive year, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) was again recognized for having the Best Investor Relations by a Philippine company during the 2013 Investor Relations (IR) Magazine South East Asia Awards held recently in Singapore.
PLDT bested some of the country’s top listed companies as it bagged the award for “Best Investor Relations by a Philippine company.” With over 200 companies in Asia, PLDT also holds the distinction of being a finalist in the awards’ top categories including Best Corporate Literature, Technologies and Telecoms, and Best Corporate Governance and Disclosure.
Metro Pacific was also a finalist under the Best IR by a Philippine company, and other categories such as the Grand Prix for best overall IR for small or mid-cap companies, Diversified industrials category, while Metro Pacific’s David Nicol was also a finalist in the Best IR by a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) category.
The IR Magazine Awards and Conference-South East Asia 2012 remains one of the most anticipated events of the year for the IR industry in Asia.
The winners of the IR Magazine Awards are determined by a comprehensive and independent three-month-long research conducted by 370 buy-side and sell-side analysts and portfolio managers.
The process consists of a series of surveys and interviews that help determine the best corporate IR teams across a range of categories.
According to the IR Magazine, “the resulting report not only lists the winners of the IR Magazine Awards in Greater China and South East Asia, but also presents a comprehensive directory of these award-winning companies and the executives responsible for their success.”
The London-based IR Magazine is the world’s leading publication for investor relations professionals. It has been considered an essential business tool for investor relation officer, CFOs and others responsible for communicating their company’s financial story to the world’s investment community.