Seven Thai companies among top Southeast Asian companies


BANGKOK, 11 June 2012 – According to a recent international investor survey, many Thai companies are among top Southeast Asian companies with good governance and investor relations. 

Alpha Southeast Asia, a monthly institutional investment magazine based in Hong Kong, has revealed its second annual poll, which indicates the best companies in Southeast Asia. The survey gathered opinions from 460 investors, brokers, and analysts who have interest in Southeast Asian businesses.

Seven Thai companies have received top votes in different categories.

PTT, Siam Cement Group, and Thai Oil are companies with the most organized investor relations (IR).

Companies with the best senior IR management are Total Access Communication and Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding.

PTT, Siam Cement Group and Thai Oil are companies with the strongest corporate governance and best corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Total Access Communication has the most consistent dividend policy.

Thai Airways receives the most progressive IR award.

And Thai Beverage is the company with the best annual report in Thailand.

Meanwhile, Central Group, Padaeng Industry, and Quality Houses have been listed on the Poor Management Access & IR for their below-standard and unpredictable investor relations strategies.