ANTA Sports Wins Investor Relations Awards by HKIRA for the Fifth Consecutive Year
Hong Kong, 17 June 2019 – ANTA Sports Products Limited (“ANTA Sports” or the “Company”, stock code: 2020.HK) is pleased to announce that the Company has won the Investor Relations Awards by the Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (“HKIRA”) in five consecutive years, once again showcasing the Company’s excellent performance in maintaining investor relations.
In terms of award categories, ANTA Sports won “Best IR Company (Large Cap)”, and Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, was recognized as “Best IR by Chairman/CEO (Large Cap)”. In addition, Mr. Lai Shixian, the Executive Director and CFO of ANTA Sports, was recognized as “Best IR by CFO”, and Ms. Suki Wong, Investor Relations Director of ANTA Sports, was awarded “Best IRO”. Furthermore, thanks to its outstanding works in investor relations, the IR team of ANTA Sports was awarded in the new “Best IR Team” award category this year.
Organized by HKIRA, the Investor Relations Awards recognize investor relations teams representing individual and Hong Kong-listed companies that set benchmarks for the industry. These awards applaud the group effort of the listed companies in achieving their IR objectives and promoting excellence. The judging committee was comprised of representatives from academia, IR professionals, the investment community and CPAs, who discussed and reviewed submissions for the finalized awardee list. This year, there were 161 listed companies and over 700 voters that took part in the voting process. A total of 46 listed companies won awards this year.
Mr. Ding Shizhong, Chairman and CEO of ANTA Sports, said “This is the fifth consecutive year that ANTA Sports has won the Investor Relations Awards, reflecting the Company’s high regard for investor relations. It also indicates the market’s positive response to our IR works. Looking ahead, we will continue to implement our retail transformation and further improve our quality in IR works in order to let investors sufficiently understand the Company’s latest business developments, and help them learn more about the Company’s strategic allocation. We will also do all that we can to maintain our leading position in China’s sports market and gradually develop into a world-class multi-brand sportswear group.”
About ANTA Sports
ANTA brand was established in 1991, while ANTA Sports Products Limited, a leading sportswear company in China, was listed on the Main Board of Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 2007 (Stock code: 2020.HK). For many years, ANTA Sports has been principally engaging in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of ANTA sportswear series to provide the mass market in China with professional sporting products including footwear, apparel and accessories. By embracing an all-round brand portfolio including ANTA, FILA, DESCENTE, SPRANDI, KINGKOW, and KOLON SPORT, and by setting up an investor consortium to successfully acquire Amer Sports Corporation in 2019, a Finnish sportswear group that has internationally-recognized brands including Salomon, Arc’teryx, Peak Performance, Atomic, Suunto, Wilson and Precor etc. ANTA Sports aims to unlock the potential of both the mass and high-end sportswear markets.
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ANTA Sports Products Limited
Investor Relations Department
Tel: (852) 2116-1660
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