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Vienna Stock Exchange Award 2019: CA Immo winner of ATX Award, Lenzing honored as most sustainable company

  • Flughafen Wien and OMV are winners in the other categories
  • 350 guests at the ceremony of the Vienna Stock Exchange Award in the Palais Niederösterreich

(Vienna) Today, the Vienna Stock Exchange and its partners honored Austrian listed companies with the Vienna Stock Exchange Award for the 12th year running. The domestic capital market elite, representatives from business and politics celebrated the ten winners in five categories at the Palais Niederösterreich. A jury of analysts honoured companies in the ATX, Corporate Bonds and Mid Cap categories. This year, there was also a separate sustainability award. Another category is dedicated to media relations ("journalists").

For the second year in a row, CA Immobilien Anlagen AG was at the top of the winners podium in the "ATX" category. According to the ÖVFA jury, the company scored with good results and excellent financial reporting and IR activities. There was a clear outperformance of the share price in 2018 along with a healhy liquidity of the share. The "Corporate Bond Award" went to OMV AG. In the "Mid Cap" category, Flughafen Wien AG was awarded first place. In the category “media relations”, the winner's podium was exactly the same as in the previous year. Flughafen Wien was again awarded first place. The jury of journalists praised the company spokespersons. They were dedicated to answering media inquiries, fast, competently and quickly. The VÖNIX Sustainability Award went to Lenzing AG. Lenzing had the best rating last year based on the criteria of the VÖNIX (VBV Austrian Sustainability Index).

Overview Award Winners 2019

ATX Award

1. Place: CA Immobilien Anlagen AG
2. Place: Wienerberger AG
3. Place: S Immo AG

Mid Cap Award

1. Place: Flughafen Wien AG
2. Place: Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG
3. Place: EVN AG

Corporate Bond Award

1. Place: OMV AG
2. Place: Wienerberger AG
3. Place: CA Immobilien Anlagen AG

Journalist Award

1. Place: Flughafen Wien AG
2. Place: voestalpine AG
3. Place: Erste Group Bank AG

VÖNIX Sustainability Award

Lenzing AG

"We are proud to be the home of many leading Austrian companies and hidden champions. We are offering them the best stage to present themselves to investors worldwide and further increase their visibility to clients and suppliers," says Christoph Boschan, CEO of the Vienna Stock Exchange.

"We are very pleased that our work over the past years has not only borne fruit in our results, but has also led to winning the ATX Award for the second time in a row," said CA Immo CEO Andreas Quint after the award ceremony. "CA Immo is very well positioned and we are pleased with the great interest shown by international investors, amongst others from the USA. The Vienna Stock Exchange provides us with the ideal platform to present ourselves to our investors".

The Vienna Stock Exchange Award is a joint initiative of Aktienforum, APA-Finance, Cercle Investor Relations Austria (C.I.R.A.), Oesterreichische Kontrollbank (OeKB), Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB), Austrian Association for Financial Analysis and Asset Management (ÖVFA) with CFA Society Austria, Association of Austrian Investment Fund Management Companies (VÖIG), VÖNIX (VBV Österreichischer Nachhaltigkeitsindex), Vienna Stock Exchange, Austrian Economic Chambers (WKO) and Zertifikate Forum Austria (ZFA).

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CA Immobilien Anlagen AG
Wienerberger AG
Flughafen Wien AG
Mayr-Melnhof Karton AG
voestalpine AG
Erste Group Bank AG
Lenzing AG