IR Magazine Awards – Europe short lists announced

May 30, 2018
Serial winner BASF in the running for seven awards this year

The short lists for the IR Magazine Awards – Europe, to be held in London on June 28, have been announced.

A number of top European companies are in the mix for the big prizes as well as major big hitting small and mid-caps, showing they can punch above their weight.

Chemical company BASF’s seven short-listings are for best ESG communications, best financial reporting (large cap), best investor event, best IR website, best corporate governance & disclosure, best in the materials sector and best in Germany.  

Banco Santander is on the short list in four categories, having made the cut for best IRO (large cap) for Sergio Gámez, best in Western Europe, best in corporate governance & disclosure, and best in the financials sector.

For best IR website, the short list comprises an interesting range of companies: UK fashion group ASOS, Banco Santander, BASF, British Land Company, Spanish multinational Ferrovial, recruitment company Hays, oil and gas group Royal Dutch Shell and technology company Valmet. 

 

IR Magazine Awards – Europe 2018 short lists

   
     

Awards by research

   

 

Best overall investor relations (large cap)

   

AstraZeneca

 

UK

Banco Santander

 

Spain

Deutsche Post DHL

 

Germany

Iberdrola

 

Spain

Intesa Sanpaolo     

 

Italy

Roche Holding

 

Switzerland

UniCredit     

 

Italy

     

Best overall investor relations (mid-cap)

   

Deutsche Lufthansa

 

Germany

Great Portland Estates

 

UK

Hugo Boss

 

Germany

Lanxess

 

Germany

MOL Group

 

Hungary

Moncler

 

Italy

SEGRO

 

UK

     

Best overall investor relations (small cap)

   

Altri

 

Portugal

Borregaard

 

Norway

FILA

 

Italy

Premier Oil

 

UK

Mota-Engil

 

Portugal

Waberer's International

 

Hungary

     

Best investor relations officer (large cap)

   

Banco Santander

Sergio Gámez

Spain

Deutsche Post DHL

Martin Ziegenbalg

Germany

Galp Energia

Pedro Dias

Portugal

Iberdrola

Ignacio Cuenca & Diego Morón Martinez

Spain

Intesa Sanpaolo     

Marco Delfrate & Andrea Tamagnini

Italy

Roche Holding

Karl Mahler

Switzerland

UniCredit     

Piero Munari*

Italy

*Has since left the company

   
     

Best investor relations officer (small & mid-cap)

   

Borregaard

Jørn Syvertsen

Norway

Hugo Boss

Dennis Weber

Germany

Lanxess

Oliver Stratmann

Germany

MOL Group

Róbert Réthy

Hungary

Moncler

Paola Durante

Italy

SEGRO

Harry Stokes

UK

     

Best corporate governance & disclosure

   

Banco Santander

 

Spain

BASF                    

 

Germany

Galp Energia

 

Portugal

Intesa Sanpaolo     

 

Italy

Munich Re   

 

Germany

Novo Nordisk

 

Denmark

UniCredit     

 

Italy

     

Awards by sector

   

 

Communications

   

BT Group

 

UK

Deutsche Telekom        

 

Germany

Mobile TeleSystems

 

Russia

NOS

 

Portugal

Orange

 

France

Orange Poland

 

Poland

Telefónica              

 

Spain

     

Consumer discretionary

   

Adidas

 

Germany

Compass Group

 

UK

Continental

 

Germany

Deutsche Lufthansa

 

Germany

Hugo Boss

 

Germany

IHG

 

UK

Moncler

 

Italy

     

Consumer staples

   

Ahold Delhaize

 

Netherlands

Danone           

 

France

Diageo

 

UK

Jerónimo Martins

 

Portugal

Marine Harvest

 

Norway

Nestlé

 

Switzerland

Unilever

 

UK

     

Energy

   

Galp Energia

 

Portugal

MOL Group

 

Hungary

OMV

 

Austria

Repsol               

 

Spain

Royal Dutch Shell

 

UK

Total           

 

France

Tullow Oil

 

UK

     

Financials

   

Allianz                 

 

Germany

Assicurazioni Generali

 

Italy

Banco Santander

 

Spain

ING Group               

 

Netherlands

Intesa Sanpaolo     

 

Italy

Munich Re   

 

Germany

UniCredit     

 

Italy

     

Healthcare

   

AstraZeneca

 

UK

Fresenius

 

Germany

Merck

 

Germany

Novartis

 

Switzerland

Novo Nordisk

 

Denmark

Roche Holding

 

Switzerland

Royal Philips

 

Netherlands

     

Industrials

   

ABB

 

Switzerland

Atlas Copco

 

Sweden

Deutsche Post DHL

 

Germany

DSV

 

Denmark

KONE Corporation

 

Finland

Siemens                 

 

Germany

Umicore

 

Belgium

     

Materials

   

BASF                    

 

Germany

Borregaard

 

Norway

DSM

 

Netherlands

Lanxess

 

Germany

Norsk Hydro

 

Norway

Voestalpine

 

Austria

Yara International

 

Norway

     

Real estate

   

Aroundtown

 

Germany

British Land Company

 

UK

Gecina

 

France

Great Portland Estates

 

UK

Land Securities Group

 

UK

SEGRO

 

UK

Unibail-Rodamco

 

France

     

Technology

   

ASML

 

Netherlands

Barco

 

Belgium

Capgemini

 

France

SAP

 

Germany

Temenos Group

 

Switzerland

Wolters Kluwer

 

Netherlands

     

Utilities

   

ČEZ Group

 

Czech Republic

EDP – Energias de Portugal

 

Portugal

EDP Renováveis

 

Portugal

Enagás

 

Spain

Endesa                  

 

Spain

Enel                   

 

Italy

Iberdrola

 

Spain

     

Awards by region

   

 

Central & Eastern Europe

   

ČEZ Group

 

Czech Republic

Garanti Bank

 

Turkey

Mobile TeleSystems

 

Russia

MOL Group

 

Hungary

Orange Poland

 

Poland

OTP Bank

 

Hungary

Sberbank

 

Russia

     

Germany

   

Adidas

   

Allianz                 

   

BASF                    

   

Deutsche Post DHL

   

Deutsche Telekom        

   

Hugo Boss

   

Lanxess

   
     

UK

   

AstraZeneca

   

Compass Group

   

Diageo

   

IHG

   

Prudential

   

Royal Dutch Shell

   

SEGRO

   
     

Western Europe

   

Banco Santander

 

Spain

EDP – Energias de Portugal

 

Portugal

Iberdrola

 

Spain

Intesa Sanpaolo     

 

Italy

Novo Nordisk

 

Denmark

Roche Holding

 

Switzerland

UniCredit     

 

Italy

     

Awards by nomination

   

Best ESG communications

   

BASF

 

Germany

Britvic

 

UK

MOL Group

 

Hungary

Petra Diamonds

 

UK

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna

 

Poland

Polymetal International

 

UK

Repsol

 

Spain

Royal Dutch Shell

 

UK

     

Best financial reporting (large cap)

 

 

Adidas

 

Germany

BASF

 

Germany

Bertelsmann

 

Germany

BMW Group

 

Germany

Ferrovial

 

Spain

OMV

 

Austria

Repsol

 

Spain

Royal Philips

 

Netherlands

     

Best financial reporting (mid-cap)

 

 

Banco Comercial Português

 

Portugal

Countryside Properties

 

UK

Cranswick

 

UK

Dechra Pharmaceuticals

 

UK

Great Portland Estates

 

UK

Hays

 

UK

Hugo Boss

 

Germany

Ocado Group

 

UK

     

Best financial reporting (small cap)

 

 

Ediston Property Investment Company

 

UK

GCP Student Living

 

UK

Halfords Group

 

UK

Laboratorios Farmacéuticos ROVI

 

Spain

Petra Diamonds

 

UK

RDI REIT

 

UK

Severfield

 

UK

The Go-Ahead Group

 

UK

     

Best investor event

 

 

Banco Santander

 

Spain

BASF

 

Germany

Cargotec

 

Finland

Fresenius Medical Care

 

Germany

Hays

 

UK

Hugo Boss

 

Germany

Johnson Matthey

 

UK

NN Group

 

Netherlands

Royal Dutch Shell

 

UK

     

Best IR during a corporate transaction

   

Banco Comercial Português

 

Portugal

Banco Santander

 

Spain

Fresenius Medical Care

 

Germany

Janus Henderson Group

 

UK

NN Group

 

Netherlands

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna

 

Poland

TAV Airports Holding

 

Turkey

     

Best IR website

 

 

ASOS

 

UK

Banco Santander

 

Spain

BASF

 

Germany

British Land Company

 

UK

Ferrovial

 

Spain

Hays

 

UK

Royal Dutch Shell

 

UK

Valmet

 

Finland

     

Best use of multimedia for IR

 

 

Banco Santander

 

Spain

Cargotec

 

Finland

Garanti Bank

 

Turkey

Royal Bank of Scotland Group

 

UK

Valmet

 

Finland

Vedanta Resources

 

UK

     

Rising star

 

 

Endeavour Mining Corporation

Martino De Ciccio

UK

FACC

Manuel Taverne

Austria

Hays

Vincenzo Leporiere

UK

Norilsk Nickel

Vladimir Zhukov

Russia

Ocado Group

Victoria Quilter

UK

PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna

Jakub Frejlich

Poland

Royal Dutch Shell

Georges Menane

UK

Valmet

Calle Loikkanen

Finland

 

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