Instinctif Partners’ clients win big at MEIRA’s 2021 Annual Awards
Projects by the MENA team with Dr. Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Services Group (“HMG”), Saudi British Bank (“SABB”), Etihad Etisalat (“Mobily”), Savola, the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (“Bahri”) and Baladna, were recognised at the 2021 Middle East Investor Relations Association (“MEIRA”) Awards.
The MEIRA Conference & Awards is the most anticipated regional Investor Relations (IR) event of the year, celebrating best practice IR by issuers across the Middle East and North Africa. This year, Instinctif Partners placed increased emphasis on its clients’ digital annual reports, by incorporating multimedia content, increasing digital report functionality and tailored content. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures have also been increasingly adopted by issuers in the region.
In the large capitalisation category, HMG won first place for Best Digital Annual Report, followed by SABB in second place. SABB and HMG were also recognised for Best Print Annual Report in 2nd and 3rd place, respectively.
In the medium capitalisation category, Mobily won first place for both Best Print and Best Digital Annual Report. Bahri was awarded 3rd place for Best Print Annual Report and Savola came 3rd in Best Digital Annual Report. Baladna earned two first place awards for both Best Print and Best Digital Annual Report in the small capitalisation category.
In addition, HMG was also recognised in the Best Corporate Investor Relations (IR), Saudi Arabia Category. The winner is selected based on the results of the 2021 Emerging EMEA Executive Team survey, conducted by Institutional Investor, where buy-side and sell-side analysts rank the IR performance of listed corporates in the Middle East region.