Nasdaq announced the winners of the Nasdaq Baltic Awards 2019, recognizing Nasdaq Baltic-listed companies for excellence in the areas of transparency, governance, and investor relations, as well as the most active and impactful stock exchange member. Port of Tallinn IPO was the Stock Exchange Event of the Year that influenced most the Estonian capital market development.
The winners of the awards in six categories and one special recognition were announced via a live video-bridge during a biennial ceremony co-hosted by the Nasdaq Baltic stock exchanges and Nasdaq CSD in Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius.
Three remarkable debuts on the stock and bond markets were highlighted as the “Stock Exchange Event of the Year” in each of the three Baltic countries: Tallinna Sadam / Port of Tallinn in Estonia, Novaturas in Lithuania, and ALTUM in Latvia.
LHV Group, the largest domestic financial group in Estonia, triumphed in the main category“Investor Relations of the Year”. MADARA Cosmetics from Latvia won the “Best Investor Relations on First North” award. Lietuvos Energija from Lithuania was awarded for the “Best Investor Relations by a Bond Market Newcomer”.
LHV Pank from Estonia was recognized as the “Stock Exchange Member of the Year.
A special “Ally of the Year” award was presented to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, which has actively contributed to the development of the Baltic capital markets and has served as a strong partner anchoring investments in the Baltic region.
The Nasdaq Baltic Awards, launched in 2018, are a biennial initiative of the Nasdaq Baltic exchanges and Nasdaq CSD. The evaluation of Nasdaq Baltic market’s listed companies and exchange members is performed by local and international experts in capital markets, corporate governance and investor relations.
For more information, visit: nba.nasdaqbaltic.com