Bucharest Stock Exchange announces the winners of the capital market awards at the Inauguration of 2019 Stock Exchange Year

2/20/2019

  • BVB and its partners handed 25 awards during this year’s edition of the Inauguration of the Stock Exchange Year
  • The sixth edition of the Inauguration Gala was held this year at the National Theatre of Bucharest  

 

The most significant representatives of the capital market, financial industry and entrepreneurs attended on February 19th the flagship event organized by the Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB). BVB and its partners handed 25 awards, out of which two were voted by the public. The sixth edition of the Gala took place this year at the National Theatre of Bucharest.

The opening speeches were delivered by:

  • Adrian Tanase, CEO of BVB
  • Lucian Anghel, President of the Board of Governors of BVB
  • The message of the Prime Minister of Romania was delivered by Mrs. Ramona Bruynseels, state counselor to the Prime Minister for the business environment
  • The message of the President of Romania was delivered by Mr. Cosmin Marinescu, counselor to the President

The awards ceremony was opened by the President of the Financial Supervisory Authority, Mr. Leonardo Badea.

The winners of the capital market awards at the Inauguration Gala of 2019 Stock Exchange year are:

  1. Transaction of the year 2018: S.I.F. OLTENIA
  2. Largest private placement of stocks on BVB in 2018: ALRO
  3. Brokerage company with the largest traded value for equities on BVB in 2018: Swiss Capital
  4. First company from the Republic of Moldova listed on BVB: Purcari Wineries
  5. Most traded stock by value on the Main Market of BVB in 2018: Banca Transilvania
  6. Most accelerated entrepreneurial development of a listed company: MedLife
  7. Best return on investment in 2018 for investors: CEMACON
  8. International performance of a company listed on BVB: Digi Communications
  9. Consistency in issuing bonds on the Romanian capital market: International Investment Bank
  10. Most active usage of capital market financing opportunities: Bittnet
  11. Best IR strategy in 2018 of a listed company: Nuclearelectrica
  12. Promotion of the stock option plan among employees: Teraplast
  13. Most active retail broker in 2018: Tradeville
  14. Most active brokerage company for bonds in 2018: BT Capital Partners
  15. Most active brokerage company for shares: Raiffeisen Bank
  16. Most active brokerage company for structured products in 2018: BRK Financial Group
  17. Custodian bank with the highest settled value in 2018: Citi Romania
  18. Custodian bank with the largest portfolio of financial instruments administered in 2018: BRD Groupe Societe Generale
  19. Best performing private pension fund Tier II in the last 10 years: Metropolitan Life Pensii
  20. Best performing private pension fund Tier III in the last 10 years: Raiffeisen Asset Management
  21. Best performing local open-end fund in 2018: SAI Broker
  22. Best educational initiative achieved in 2018: BCR, Scoala de bani (The Money School)  
  23. InvestingRomania special award: Pawel Wieprzowski, Equity analyst - Wood&Company
  24. Best capital market analyst in 2018 (voted by the public): Florin Eugen Sinca, BCR
  25. Best coverage of the capital market by a mass media institution in 2018 (voted by the public): Ziarul Financiar

 

The Inauguration of the Stock Exchange Year, which reached its sixth edition in 2019, is a yearly event organized by Bucharest Stock Exchange. The Gala is one of the benchmark events on the Romanian capital market, which marks the beginning of a new investment year and awards the achievements of the previous year.

The 2019 edition of the Inauguration of the Stock Exchange Year is supported by the GOLD Partners: Depozitarul Central, Ernst & Young, MedLife, Nuclearelectrica, Purcari Wineries, Sphera Franchise Group, and the SILVER Partners: Antibiotice, Citi Romania, Electrica, ERSTE Asset Management, Grupul Financiar Banca Transilvania, PeliFilip, Raiffeisen Bank, Romgaz, SIF Oltenia, SIF Transilvania, Teraplast, TMK Artrom. Media Partners of the event: DIGI24, AGERPRES, Radio Romania Actualitati, and Media Trust.