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ANTA Sports Receives Several Awards Building on the Success of its 10th Listing Anniversary

Recognized as “Most Honored Company” by Institutional Investor Wins “Silver Award” at the LACP Vision Awards

(Hong Kong, 21 July 2017) ANTA Sports Products Limited (“ANTA Sports” or “the Company”, stock code: 2020), a leading sportswear company in China, is pleased to announce that the Company has been recognized as the “Most Honored Company” and received other honors in the Consumer/Discretionary Sector of the All-Asia (ex-Japan) Executive Team Ranking published by Institutional Investor. ANTA Sports was one of the only 2.1% of participants who were recognized as the “Most Honored Company”, and also is the only sportswear Chinese company to receive this honor.

In order to be named the “Most Honored Company”, a company has to be ranked in the overall top three of at least two of four categories (namely Best CEO, Best CFO, Best Investment Relations Professional and Best IR Program) as voted for by the pool of participating investors. Not only did ANTA rank in the top three for Best CEO, Best CFO, and Best Investor Relations Professional, but also won several subsidiary awards, including:

 

Nominated by the Sell Side

Nominated by the Buy Side

Nominated by the Buy Side and Sell Side

Best CEO –Ding Shizhong

Ranking 1st

Ranking 2nd

Ranking 2nd

Best CFO –Lin Zhan

Ranking 3rd

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Best Investor Relations Professional–Suki Wong

Ranking 1st

Ranking 1st

Ranking 1st

Best Investor Relations Company

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Ranking 1st

Ranking 1st

Best Analyst Days

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N/A

Ranking 1st

Best Website

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N/A

Ranking 1st

 

Institutional Investor is an authoritative and well-respected financial magazine which was established over 50 years ago. Over 2,500 companies in 18 business sectors participated in the 2017 All-Asia (ex-Japan) Executive Team Ranking, and the organizer collected opinions from over 3,900 professionals from financial institution sector, and 2,100 companies were nominated.

Elsewhere, ANTA Sports’ 2016 Online Annual Report, “FIGHT ON” (http://www.anta-ar2016.com/s/index.php), won the Silver Award in the “Consumer Durables – Textile / Apparel / Luxury” category at the LACP 2016 Vision Awards organized by the League of American Communications Professionals LLC (LACP).

The LACP Vision Awards has been held for 15 years, and is one of the most respected events for annual report design. Over 1,000 internationally recognized companies participated in the event, including several Fortune 500 companies. There was strong competition, but ANTA Sports stood out from other participants and received market recognition for the amount of information it disclosed in its annual report and for the report’s innovative visual design.

Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, commented, “We are grateful to Institutional Investor and LACP for the awards, and we would like to express our sincere gratitude to investors for their support of ANTA Sports. Over the past 10 years since our listing, we have heavily focused on team spirit and corporate governance, and my team and I will continue to engage with investors, share the “Go Beyond Yourself” sporting spirit with everyone, and focus on becoming a world-class multi-brand sportswear group.”

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About ANTA Sports

ANTA was established in 1994, while ANTA Sports Products Limited (Stock code: 2020HK), a leading sportswear company in China, was listed on the Main Board of HKEX in 2007. For many years, we principally engaged in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of ANTA sportswear series to provide the mass market with professional sporting products including footwear, apparel and accessories. In recent years, we have started moving full steam ahead on the strategy of “Single-focus, Multibrand, and Omni-channel” to deepen our footprint in the sportswear market with our vibrant brand portfolio, including ANTA, ANTA Kids, FILA, FILA KIDS, DESCENTE and NBA, and our Omni-channel strategy so as to seize every opportunity in all important retail channels in the mass and high-end markets in China.

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For further information, please contact:

ANTA Sports Products Limited
Investor Relations Department
Tel:       (852) 2116-1660
Fax:      (852) 2116-1590
E-mail: ir@anta.com.hk

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