Sponsors

HKIRA IR Awards are designed to encourage best practice IR at an industry level, ultimately raising status of the IR profession in Hong Kong. You are welcome to join HKIRA in promoting the IR standards in Hong Kong through sponsoring the HKIRA Investor Relations Awards.


As an Award Sponsor, you are not only contributing to the growth of the investor relations ("IR") profession, but also raising your company's profile and gaining strategic access to hundreds of IR professionals, industry participants and other potential clients.


We are glad to discuss with you any other sponsorship ideas and initiatives that may cater to your specific needs. For any enquiry about the sponsorship or for discussion of sponsorship ideas, please feel free to contact us at (852) 2117 1846 or email irawards@hkira.com.

Sponsors of the 5th IR Awards 2019

DIAMOND SPONSOR & PR PARTNER


Founded in 1995, Strategic Public Relations Group (“SPRG”) is one of Asia’s largest PR networks and Hong Kong’s largest financial PR consultancy. It is a fully integrated PR agency with major focus on investor relations and financial communications. SPRG provides a wealth of world-class PR services such as IR/listing communications, corporate and marketing communications and brand building consultation for corporations in Asia; leveraging the expertise of 310+ professionals from 15 offices in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. Via a global affiliation network, SPRG also has partners in 140+ cities around the world.

www.sprg.asia

 

DIAMOND SPONSOR


EDICO Financial Press Services Limited is a well-established financial printing company, which specializes in the production of financial transaction documents, such as IPO Prospectuses, Offering Circulars, Financial Reports, and Compliance Documents, etc., with the aim to offer the quality service in the financial market. Being a niche financial printer, we equipped with the most advanced systems in compiling all sorts of documents, while our renowned creativity team would serve the best and innovative ideas represent our client needs.

EDICO is a formed by a team of experience professionals who are aspired to perfection. We are committed to provide tailor-made printing solutions and to deliver outstanding customer services to all clients across the world. Our service centre located at Wheelock House, Central, will be open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

Passion and ambition are essential to success. We are motivated by our solid hierarchy of management team and closeness of the team is what enables us to perform with unparalleled quality and professionalism and go beyond your expectation.

Our Motto: “Your Choice, Our Pride”

www.edico.com.hk

 

DIAMOND SPONSOR


IR is our passion.

At Euroland, we are committed to develop and provide Best Practice and state-of-the-art digital solutions to stock listed companies worldwide. Our award winning services have set the industry standard since 1999. Building trust and transparent IR communications secure long-term investments.

Combining our cutting edge technology with stunning design and optimal usability – we help our clients engage investors.

With Head Office in Sweden and subsidiaries around the world we are here to advise and assist you. Welcome!

Euroland 从1999年开始致力于为世界各地的上市公司提供最佳实践的在线投资者关系服务, 我们的领先的技术已成为行业的领军者。持久的投资关系的基石是建立信任和透明的沟通。

我们的精英的团队无论是在瑞典总部还是世界各地的分公司都时刻乐于协助您吸引高质投资者。

www.euroland.com

 

DIAMOND SPONSOR


Gelonghui is a leading investment research platform in China with strong analysis output and active user communities. Gelonghui has over 10 million high-net-worth users, from more than 70 countries and regions. By reflecting on the latest data, the market, and industry analysis, Gelonghui’s all-around service helps individual and institutional investors in China to make global investment decisions.

格隆汇是中国领先的海外投资研究社交平台,为中国投资者出海投资及中国公司出海融资,提供数据、行情、资讯、研究、社交等一站式服务,目前拥有逾千万的高净值会员,遍布全球70多个国家和地区。

www.gelonghui.com

 

DIAMOND SPONSOR


IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 business and government customers, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world's leading financial institutions.

IHS Markit is a registered trademark of IHS Markit Ltd. and/or its affiliates. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners © 2019 IHS Markit Ltd. All rights reserved.

www.ihsmarkit.com

 

DIAMOND SPONSOR


ListcoPRO specializes in providing professional corporate services to listed companies and professional practitioners. Our services include corporate governance advisory, Listco CPD training for directors and senior management.

Listco Directors’ Training
As an expert in listco professional development, we commit to promote high quality corporate governance practices. Therefore, we offer listed companies with tailor-made in-house professional training courses exclusively to their directors and senior executives to meet relevant requirements from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Topics including Listing Rules Compliance and Corporate Governance Practices.

Listing Rules Compliance

Under the current stringent enforcement regime by the regulators, our advisory team assists listed clients to set up practical procedures and written policies to accomplish the business objectives while fulfilling specific Listing Rules’ compliance requirement, particularly on inside information policy, notifiable and connected transaction compliance control procedures and code provision implementation. Such services include one off health-check on potential high risk area of breach and outsourcing regular detective control functions.

www.listcopro.com

 

DIAMOND SPONSOR


We Are Reinventing Research

Smartkarma is a global investment research network, made up of independent Insight Providers who produce, curate, and publish unbiased research for institutional investors.

Our online platform brings together independent research analysts, investors, and corporates. Hundreds of investors discover new investment ideas and actionable Insights on listed companies and those coming to market. In addition, they seek ways to connect with C-Suite and investor relations personnel. The network enables just such quality idea generation, conversation, and connection.

Smartkarma solves the problem of overpriced, large-cap-skewed, and biased investment research. It also helps listed companies’ C-Suite and investor relations departments engage the right investors, attracting analyst coverage, monitor market sentiment, and more.

Demand-driven Insight

Coverage is driven by what the network deems as actionable/relevant at any point in time, ensuring Insights are genuinely valuable to the network.

Authentic Interaction

The platform allows for difference in opinion, questions, and comments between all members of the network. Premium Services are available to the buy-side for deeper interactions.

Merit-based Compensation

Insight Providers are rewarded based on Quantified Value Add to the network, calculated by an algorithm assessing their overall engagement and collaboration.

www.smartkarma.com

 

GOLD SPONSOR


EQS Group is a leading technology provider for Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and Compliance.

Within Asia Pacific, we operate offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Shenzhen, serving over 500 companies in the region. With our services oriented towards Corporate Investor Relations, we help companies fulfill mandatory disclosure requirements, disseminate press releases to global media channels, develop and maintain corporate websites, produce interactive financial reports, and execute audio and video webcasts.

asia.eqs.com

 

GOLD SPONSOR


Deutsche Bank provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals. Deutsche Bank is Germany's leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.

In addition to specializing in administering cross-border equity structures such as American and Global Depositary Receipts, Deutsche Bank provides corporates, financial institutions, hedge funds and supranational agencies around the world with trustee, agency, escrow and related services. The Bank offers a very broad range of services for diverse products, from complex securitizations and project finance to syndicated loans, debt exchanges and restructurings.

https://www.db.com/hongkong/

 

GOLD SPONSOR


Hill+Knowlton Strategies is a public relations and integrated communications agency with more than 85 offices around the globe. H+K Hong Kong is home to over 100 creative strategists, content creators, digital experts, and storytellers experienced in helping clients strengthen brands, reputations and bottom lines. We understand how audiences think and engage, and recognize that in today’s ever-connected world, it’s all about business-to-human integrated communications. Whether it is investor relations, corporate communications, digital communications, or innovative marketing communication campaigns, H+K Hong Kong crafts credible and engaging ideas that deliver cut-through, measurable impact in an always-on world. We are proud to say that our in depth local knowledge, coupled with our global reach, means we are better positioned to take more Companies global than ever before. Major businesses include corporate communications, integrated marketing services, social and digital communications, crisis and issues management, financial communications, public affairs and media training. Notable clients include McDonald’s, Ping An, Alibaba, HSBC, CNOOC, TCL, Rolex, Korean Air, Hong Kong Airlines, Huawei, CSL1O1O, and Mercer.

www.hkstrategies.com

 

SILVER SPONSOR


CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion of ethical behaviour in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. Our aim is to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. There are more than 159,000 CFA charterholders worldwide in 162 countries and regions. CFA Institute has nine offices worldwide and there are 151 local member societies. For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org or follow us on Twitter at @CFAInstitute and on Facebook.com/CFAInstitute.

www.cfainstitute.org

 

SILVER SPONSOR


Established in 1992, ONC Lawyers has become one of the largest domestic law firms with more than 150 solicitors and qualified staff. We are a member of the prestigious International Society of Primerus Law Firms, and designated by Asialaw Profiles as a “highly recommended” law firm and ranked by Chambers and Partners as a leading firm in the Asia Pacific Region.

We are dedicated to providing quality services based on our four core values: Integrity, Collaboration, Excellence, and delivering Solutions without complications.

We offer a full range of legal solutions to individual and corporate clients of all sectors.

www.onc.hk

 

CONFERENCE SPONSOR


Evaluate Research, with offices in Singapore, India and the USA, provides institutional quality stock research on Small/Midcap equities on a truly global basis, thus helping connect public companies with global investors.

We specialize in having ongoing research coverage on leading companiesin HK/China and have several HK clients from various industries and sectors.

Our 30-page plus Initiation Reports evaluate in great details all aspects of publicly-traded companies: growth opportunities, catalysts, SWOT analysis, risks, etc. In addition, we determine specific Price Targets for all based on detailed 5-year complete forecasts of IS, BS, CF, DCF, ratios, etc. We regularly publish Update Notes covering quarterly earnings, major corporate events, company visits, etc. All our research reports are broadly and freely disseminated to all investors globally on leading platforms including: Bloomberg, S&P Capital IQ, Thomson Reuters, FactSet, Morningstar etc.

For a nominal fee, the benefits of our ongoing research coverage are significant:

  • Easier for Investors to Research
  • Greater Investor Interest
  • More Access to the Capital Markets
  • Better Stock Liquidity
  • More Fair Stock Price
  • Increased Company, Management Visibility
  • Saves CEO/CFO/IR valuable IR Time.

www.evaluateresearch.com

 

CONFERENCE SPONSOR


Founded in 1970, New World Development Company Limited (“the Group”, Hong Kong stock code: 0017) was publicly listed in Hong Kong in 1972 and is a constituent stock of the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index. A premium brand infused with a unique personality defined by The Artisanal Movement, New World Group’s core business areas include property development, property investment, infrastructure and services, department stores and hotels. As at 30 June 2018, the total asset value of the Group amounted to HK$481.5 billion.

ir.nwd.com.hk

 

CONFERENCE SPONSOR


Managed by Link Asset Management Limited, Link REIT are the first Real Estate Investment Trust listed in Hong Kong. With a portfolio comprising retail facilities, car parks and offices across Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen, we serve local communities by fashioning dynamic urban destinations that enhance our tenants' businesses, engage shoppers and visitors with delightful experiences, and promote a shared sense of community.

As we further our unique role in placemaking in the many communities that we serve, we support local economies while enhancing value for Unitholders of Link REIT. This is driven by our Vision, Mission and Values, which determine how we conduct our business and ourselves with our stakeholders.

We are one of the world's largest retail focused REITs in terms of market capitalisation. A constituent stock of the Hang Seng Index and the Hang Seng Corporate Sustainability Index, and included in leading international indices such as Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index and FTSE4Good.

linkreit.com

 

IT SUPPORT


Founded in 1996, we are Asia's leading digital investor relations company. Combining Investor Relations, Technology and Communications expertise, we help our clients engage with key decision makers globally through our exceptional IR experiences and our platform irasia.com.

Rated by TIME and Forbes magazines as one of the best websites for investment research, irasia.com is the world’s leading online specialist in Investor Relations information for the Asia-Pacific region.

irasia.com