Asiamoney's Best Managed Companies Poll

Asiamoney Best Managed Companies Poll invites equities heads of research and analysts to nominate the best managed listed companies in Asia. The Asiamoney Corporate Governance Poll of previous years is now integrated into this poll.

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Companies are nominated on the basis of:

  • product/service innovation
  • rising market share
  • leadership in its industry
  • financial performance
  • consistency of performance
  • executive leadership
  • corporate governance

The poll covers the markets of Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

In section 1 of the poll, respondents are invited to nominate companies in the market they specialise; in each market the award categories are:

  • Best Managed Small Cap Companies (market cap of under US$1bn)
  • Best Managed Medium Cap Companies (market cap of US$1 to US$5bn)
  • Best Managed Large Cap Companies (market cap of over US$5bn)
  • Best Executive

In section 2 of the poll, respondents are invited to nominate the companies with the best corporate governance practices, and in each market the award categories are: 

  • Best for Disclosure and Transparency
  • Best for Shareholder’ Rights and Equitable Treatment
  • Best for Responsibilities of Management and the Board of Directors
  • Best for Investor Relations
  • Best for Corporate Social Responsibility

Under each award category, respondents can nominate up to five companies, ranking them in first, second, third, fourth and fifth place. First place receive five points, second place receive four points and so forth, and scores are tallied up for each category in each market.

Research analysts who participates in this poll are entitled to receive insights into their Asiamoney Brokers Poll Best Analysts rank in October, please ask Harris for details. 

Results for the Best Managed Companies Poll are published in late September, and results for the Corporate Governance Awards are scheduled for publishing in December. 


5 May – Poll launches

31 July – Poll concludes

Late September – Detail results of Best Managed Companies Poll

Late Dec – Detailed results of Corporate Governance Awards

Please direct inquiries to Asiamoney’s Research Team: Harris Fan ( 852 2912 8037)

All personal details of respondents are strictly guarded by Asiamoney and will not be disclosed to any party external to the Institutional Investors Group under any circumstances.  

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 17.75
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.95
3 China Merchants Bank Co 11.64
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.50
5 China Construction Bank (CCB) 9.48

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 22.44 89 7.39%
2 CITIC Securities 19.78 121 6.52%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 19.76 95 6.51%
4 Goldman Sachs 17.76 107 5.85%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 15.52 60 5.11%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28.85 223 7.62%
2 Citi 28.41 169 7.50%
3 JPMorgan 19.37 134 5.12%
4 BofA Securities 18.70 103 4.94%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 17.89 163 4.72%

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