Alembeeks Group, the leading Spanish proxy advisor, announces the winner list of Spanish quoted companies in recognition of their corporate disclosure activity during 2017.

The Spanish corporate governance advisory firm Alembeeks Group awards Ferrovial, Caixabank, Acciona, Bankinter and BBVA in five categories related to governance, financial and non-financial reporting.  With this new initiative, the five winner IBEX-35 companies are acknowledged for their Investors Relations activities in disclosing information to shareholders in line with the best market practices.

Alex Bardaji, Director at Alembeeks Group, discusses: “After several years analysing companies from a corporate governance point of view, our objectives with this initiative are: first, to thank those companies that make our governance analysis activity much easier by disclosing their information properly; and second, to put forward positive signalling for these companies as references for other market players”.

The best-in-class Spanish companies of the Alembeeks Awards 2017 have been the following:

–          Best Financial Discloure:  Caixabank.

–          Best Non-Financial Discloure:  Acciona.

–          Best Governance Disclosure: Bankinter.

–          Best Proxy Statements: BBVA.

–          Best Investor Relations Digital Disclosure: Ferrovial.

The judging panel has been formed by Alembeeks Group’s governance analysts, who are international professionals specialized in governance, financial, non-financial and ESG reporting. The criteria and methodology used for the selection of the award-winning companies have followed rigorous qualification and scoring standards.

With this act, Alembeeks Group commends efficiency and transparency among financial market participants to foster an enhanced context for the development of business activities and societies.

In the picture, the event at Ferrovial premises delivering the prize to the Internal Control and IR Team.

Alembeeks Group is a corporate governance advisory company which serves institutional investors in their proxy voting fiduciary duties. Our services help our clients to improve their governance and operational activity by using our technology solutions as well as proxy reports and governance consulting services.