HONG KONG, Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Consortium International Limited ("FEC" or the "Group"; SEHK: 35) is delighted to announce that the Group received eight award nominations and won three top honours at the "IR Magazine Awards -- Greater China 2016", including "Best Overall Investor Relations (small & mid-cap)" and "Best in Sector: Real Estate". Ms. Venus Zhao, Head of Investors Relations and Corporate Finance at FEC, was named "Best Investor Relations Officer (small & mid cap)". The results were announced during the awards ceremony at The Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong on 6 December 2016. FEC representatives Mr. Chris Hoong, Managing Director and Ms. Venus Zhao, Head of Investors Relations and Corporate Finance, accepted the coveted trophies on behalf of the Group. These awards are a fitting testament to the Group's accountability and responsibility towards investors and clear recognition of FEC's excellent performance by the investment community.
This Year, FEC won three top honours in three award categories:
- Best Overall Investor Relations (small & mid-cap)
- Best in Sector: Real Estate
Best Investor Relations Officer (small & mid cap) -- Ms. Venus Zhao, Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Finance
FEC also received the other five award nominations:
- Top 7 Best Use of Technology
- Top 7 Best Corporate Governance
- Top 5 Most Progress in IR
- Top 6 Best Sustainability Practice
- Top 6 Best IR by a Senior Management Team -- David Chiu, CEO
For the last quarter-century, IR Magazine has honoured excellence in investor relations around the world with awards which recognise companies that are leading the way for the IR community. To this end, over 200 investors and analysts took part in this year's investor perception survey and identified six companies as leaders in each designated category. Any publicly traded company is eligible to be considered, with nominees identified and judged based on in-depth research conducted through a combination of an electronic survey and one-on-one telephone interviews with seasoned professionals across the investment community.
Mr. Chris Hoong, Managing Director of FEC said: "We are greatly encouraged and honoured to receive these prestigious awards from IR Magazine. We wish to express our sincere thanks to the entire investment community for their recognition and continuous support. My congratulations also go out to Ms. Venus Zhao, our Head of Investors Relations and Corporate Finance, who won the 'Best Investor Relations Officer (small & mid cap)' award for two consecutive years after being recognized as a Top 4 Best Investor Relations Officer (small & Mid-cap) last year. This is indeed a resounding recognition by the global investment community of our Group's efforts to achieve excellence in corporate governance, investor relations, public disclosure, communications, and transparency. Encouraged by these award recognitions, we will continue to uphold best-in-class standards in our investor relations work and corporate governance while carrying out best practices with clear accountability to the investment community and general public at large."
Ms. Venus Zhao, Head of Group Investors Relations and Corporate Finance of FEC said: "It is quite an honour for FEC to receive these awards in eight categories, which validates our leading performance across greater China. I am also very honoured to have won the individual award of "Best Investor Relations Officer (small & mid cap)". I must say that without a doubt the support I have received from the Board of Directors and our senior management has definitely been indispensable to my success and that of the Group."
About Far East Consortium International Limited
Far East Consortium International Limited has been listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange since 1972 (HKEx stock code: 35.HK). The Group is mainly engaged in property development and investment, hotel operation and management, as well as car park and facilities management. The Group adopts diversified regional strategy and the "Chinese Wallet" strategy with business covering Hong Kong, Mainland China, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.
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