Investors Thirsty for Thai Bev

2014-06-16 10:00 1794

BANGKOK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Alpha Southeast Asia revealed the results of their fourth annual poll to find Southeast Asia's top companies.  The awards are based on tallied votes among 477 investors, pension funds, hedge funds, equity and fixed income brokers and analysts with investment interests in the Southeast Asia region. Listed-companies in Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines were ranked according to institutional investors' perceptions of their performance in financial management, adherence to corporate governance, integrated reporting/ corporate social responsibility and investor relations' strategy.

In Thailand, seven companies perceived as well-managed among investors include stock exchange market mover PTT Pcl., along with its key subsidiaries PTTEP and Thai Oil, industrial giant Siam Cement Group, electronics manufacturer Delta Electronics, telecoms company DTAC and fast growing regional beverage giant Thai Beverage.

ThaiBev's CFO Sithichai Chaikriangkrai was voted the Best CFO in Thailand.

Across the region, the award for the Strongest Commitment to Sustainable Energy in Southeast Asia went to leading integrated energy company Thai Oil for the third consecutive year. Best CFO in Southeast Asia went to Bank Mandiri's Group CFO Pahala Mansury, responsible for managing the financial resources of its growing domestic and regional footprint.

Results for Thailand are as follows (according to most # of votes):

  • Most organized investor relations (IR): PTT (#1), SCG (#2), Thai Bev (#3)
  • Best Senior Management IR Support: PTTEP (#1), Thai Bev (#2), Delta Electronics (#3)
  • Strongest Adherence to Corporate Governance: Thai Oil (#1), SCG (#2), Thai Bev (#3)
  • Most Consistent Dividend Policy: PTT (#1), DTAC (#2), SCG (#3)
  • Best Strategic CSR: PTTEP (#1), Thai Oil (#2), Thai Bev (#3)
  • Best CFO in Thailand: Sithichai Chaikriangkrai, CFO, Thai Bev
  • Most Improved Investor Relations: Thai Oil
  • Best Annual Report in Thailand: PTT
Source: Alpha Southeast Asia