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Dec 19, 2016

Good guidance, timely responses and technology noted by Asian buy-siders

The Asian buy-side community shares some thoughts on its favorite IR teams of 2016

IR Magazine recently surveyed the investment community to find the top companies across South East Asia and Greater China for the Investor Perception Study – Asia 2016/2017which you can download via the link. We asked buy-siders to share their thoughts on everything from technology to senior management, and more.

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Greater China 

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company: ‘All TSMC’s IR is first class but that’s especially true of its use of technology: everything’s on the website and the company will even organize a video meeting for you if you have to miss something’ – Hong Kong, buy side

MINTH Group: ‘The IRO is very responsive and the company provides good disclosure and good guidance’ – Hong Kong, buy side

MediaTek: ‘MediaTek knows its investors well and David Ku can explain comprehensively both the corporate product and the business operations’ – Taiwan, buy side

China Telecom: ‘China Telecom has good timely disclosure of its numbers’ – Hong Kong, buy side

China Mobile: ‘China Mobile talks about sustainability and its standards have been recognized by Dow Jones, which is worth something’ – Hong Kong, buy side

South East Asia

KASIKORNBANK: ‘Great management access, very responsive. And it always keeps us up to date’ – Thailand, buy side

Thaioil Group: ‘The new CFO understands IR: she used to be the IR manager so she knows what investors need’ – Thailand, buy side

Metro Pacific Investments: ‘We get very good meetings and access from Metro Pacific’ – Philippines, buy side

Ayala Land: ‘This year Ayala Land produced a very good integrated report: it covered the annual report, corporate governance and sustainability’ – Philippines, buy side

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