HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited (“Guotai Junan International”, the “Company” or “Group”, stock code: 1788.HK) is please to announce that at the 7th Investor Relations Awards organized by the Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA), a renown industry organization, Guotai Junan International won nine awards, including the “Best IR Company”, following the awards granted by Institutional Investor in June 2021, demonstrating Guotai Junan International's leading capabilities in investor relations management, corporate governance and information disclosure in Hong Kong and international capital markets.
- Best IR Company
- Best IR by Chairman / CEO – Dr. Yim Fung
- Best IR by CFO – Mr. Li Guangjie
- Best IR Team – Ms. Feng Zhengyao, Mr. Yan Yili, Ms. Wu Weiyi
- Best ESG (E)
- Best ESG (S)
- Best ESG (G)
- Best Investor Presentation Material
- Best Annual Report
The HKIRA Investor Relations Awards are prestigious investor relations awards granted to recognize the outstanding performance of Hong Kong listed companies and their professional management members in investor relations practices. Companies must be nominated by the public and then voted on by fund managers and sell-side analysts in mainland China, Hong Kong and worldwide.
Dr. Yim Fung, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Guotai Junan International, said, “I would like to thank the HKIRA for recognizing GTJAI and myself for our efforts in Company’s investor relations activities. As a listed company, we have always insisted on maintaining good communications with investors, carefully listening to every investor and shareholder's suggestions and opinions, prioritizing the overall interests of shareholders and maximizing shareholders' interests through prudent and stable operation. Since 2018, we have demonstrated to the capital market our commitment to transforming to wealth management business. As reflected in the 2020 results, in particular, the Company’s revenue from wealth management business grew by 27% year-on-year, and in the first half of 2021, revenue from wealth management business grew by 49% year-on-year. With practical actions, we have delivered on our promises to investors and successfully demonstrated to the capital market the results of our transformation to wealth management business. Along with the high growth, the Company's dividend has increased over the years, bringing stable and sustainable returns and investment value to the Company's long-term investors. In the future, we will continue to maintain high quality communications and interaction with the capital market and reward our shareholders for their trust and support with growing results.”
Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA) is a non-profit professional association comprising investor relations practitioners and corporate officers responsible for communications between corporate management and the investment community. Since established in 2008, HKIRA advocates the setting of international standards in IR education, advances the best IR practices and meets the professional development needs of those interested in pursuing the investor relations profession. HKIRA is dedicated to advancing the practice of IR as well as the professional competency and status of our members. To date, HKIRA has about 1000 members. For more information, please visit https://www.hkira.com/
Guotai Junan International (“GTJAI”, Stock Code: 1788.HK) is the market leader and first mover for internationalization of Chinese Securities Company as well as the first Chinese securities broker listed on the Main Board of The Hong Kong Stock Exchange through initial public offering. It has also been included in FTSE4Good Index by London Stock Exchange of the United Kingdom. Based in Hong Kong, GTJAI provides diversified integrated financial services. Core business includes seven categories of brokerage, corporate finance, asset management, loans and financing, financial products, market making and investments, which cover three dimensions including individual finance (wealth management), institutional finance (institutional investor services and corporate finance service) and investment management. GTJAI has been assigned “Baa2” and “BBB+” long term issuer rating from Moody and Standard & Poor respectively. The controlling shareholder, Guotai Junan Securities Company Limited (Stock Code: 601211.SS; 2611.HK), is the comprehensive financial provider with a long-term, sustainable and overall leading position in the Chinese securities industry. For more information about GTJAI, please visit http://www.gtjai.com