Press Releases

Download PDF Version

ANTA Sports Won Five Honors in FinanceAsia's Poll "2010 Asia's Best Companies - China"

"Best Mid-Cap", "Best Managed Companies", "Best Investor Relations", "Most Committed to a Strong Dividend Policy" and "Best Corporate Social Responsibility"

(4 May 2010, Hong Kong) -- ANTA Sports Products Limited ("ANTA Sports" or "the Company", stock code: 2020), a leading branded sportswear enterprise in China, won five honors in a opinion poll "2010 Asia's Best Companies – China", conducted by FinanceAsia, one of the most respected financial media in Asia Pacific.
 
ANTA Sports is the only Chinese branded sportswear enterprise in consumer good sector ranked on the list. The Company has been voted No.1 in the "Best mid-cap" category in China. In addition, it has also been selected as one of the "Best managed company", "Best investor relations", "Most committed to a strong dividend policy" and "Best corporate social responsibility" in China.
 
The poll was conducted by FinanceAsia annually. Votes were made by over 300 leading analysts and investors across the regions, who were invited to rank companies in the region according to their overall management and performances in specific aspects.
 
Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, said: "Following the four honors won in the "Asia's Best Companies – China" last year, we are very pleased with outstanding results achieved again in the poll and would like to thank all investors and analysts who showed their continual support to us. Also we would like to express our gratitude to our staff for their tremendous contributions to the Company. Looking ahead, we will strive to enhance our management capabilities and investor relations performance, fulfill corporate social responsibility and strengthen corporate governance so as to create greater value and return for our shareholders."
 
FinanceAsia is one of the key financial publications in the region, providing finance professional reader with an intelligent, in-depth and subjective view of the regions capital and banking markets (website: www.financeasia.com).
 

 
- End -
 
 
About ANTA Sports Products Limited
As one of the leading branded sportswear enterprises in China, ANTA Sports Products Limited primarily designs, develops, manufactures and markets sportswear, including sports footwear, apparel and accessories. The Group has established an extensive distribution network and nation-wide retail outlets throughout China under the management of the distributors. The Group places great emphasis on branding by integrating the resources from sponsorship of sports leagues, placement of advertisements, online interaction with consumers and endorsement of elite athletes with featured products in order to enhance brand and product differentiation. For the past nine years, ANTA's footwear has been enjoying a leading position in the composite index on market shares in China.
 
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 / ir@anta.com.hk
 
Hill & Knowlton Asia Limited
Gary Li / Jingo Chan
Tel:        (852) 2894-6239 / (852)2894-6231
E-mail:    gary.li@hillandknowlton.com.hk / jingo.chan@hillandknowlton.com.hk