HONG KONG, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Consortium International Limited ("FEC" or the "Group"; SEHK: 35) is delighted to announce that the Group won a total of 14 awards in Asiamoney's Best Managed Companies Poll 2016 as well as its Corporate Governance Poll 2016. FEC was, in fact, the biggest winner at the Asiamoney awards this year.
Tan Sri Dato' David Chiu, Chairman of FEC ("Mr. Chiu") won the "Best Executive in Hong Kong" award and the Group was named "Best Managed Small Cap Company Hong Kong" for the second consecutive year in the magazine's Best Managed Companies Poll.
FEC also made a clean sweep in Asiamoney's Corporate Governance Poll 2016, ranking first across all categories in Hong Kong including:
- Best Overall for Corporate Governance
- Best for Disclosure and Transparency
- Best for Shareholders' Rights and Equitable Treatment
- Best for Responsibilities of Management and the Board of Directors
- Best for Investor Relations
- Best for Corporate Social Responsibility
Across Asia, excluding Japan, FEC came out in the top three in all six categories including:
- No. 3 in Best Companies in Asia for Corporate Governance
- No. 3 in Best for Disclosure and Transparency
- No. 2 in Best for Shareholders' Rights and Equitable Treatment
- No. 2 in Best for Responsibilities of Management and the Board of Directors
- No. 2 in Best for Investor Relations
- No. 3 in Best for Corporate Social Responsibility
These accolades are a fitting tribute to Mr. Chiu and FEC's reputation as a highly respected firm among Asia's capital markets.
Established in 1989, Asiamoney is committed to providing authoritative analyses of financial and investment markets for capital issuers, borrowers, institutional investors and senior corporate and government monetary decision-makers with business interests in the Asia-Pacific region. Asiamoney also publishes institutional rankings, including the Brokers Poll which is now in its 27th year, plus the FX Poll, Cash Management Poll, Best Managed Companies Poll, Corporate Governance Poll and Private Banking Poll, all under the Asiamoney research banner.
"It is indeed a great honour to receive these awards from Asiamoney," according to Mr. Chiu. "Being honored with the 'Best Executive in Hong Kong' award is a huge encouragement for me. Moreover, having FEC voted as the 'Best Managed Small Cap Company Hong Kong' for two consecutive years and first in 'Best Overall for Corporate Governance in Hong Kong' is certainly a prestigious recognition for all of us. It is evident that FEC is an outstanding enterprise in a host of different perspectives."
Mr. Chris Hoong, Managing Director of FEC, said: "Bolstered by these awards, FEC remains committed to forming excellent business strategies, and providing an environment where employees can work contentedly and productively, which ultimately results in higher value for our shareholders. Our Group also has an effective board of directors and discloses corporate information in a timely manner. Looking to the future, we will continue to actively pursue sustainable growth strategies, promote sound investor relations and initiate corporate governance plans to achieve outstanding business results and reward our stakeholders as well as society at large."
About Far East Consortium International Limited
Far East Consortium International Limited was listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 1972 (SEHK: 35). 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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