The Saudi Exchange has announced the launch of the second Saudi Capital Market Awards 2021, following the success of the Awards’ first edition.
The Saudi Capital Market Awards aim to recognise and award exemplary market participants across different practice areas, through a range of categories.
The Awards will continue to evolve and introduce additional categories to reflect the rapidly changing market conditions in the Saudi capital market.
This year’s edition includes an expanded selection of awards categories, including ‘Best ESG Award’, ‘Best Research House Award’, ‘Best Investment Bank’, ‘Best Equity Capital Markets House Award’, ‘Best Debt Capital Markets House Award’, ‘Best Merger and Acquisition House Award’ and ‘Best Asset Manager Awards’. The award categories unveiled last year will also be open to applicants: ‘Best Investor Relations Programme Award’, ‘Best Custodian Award’, ‘Best Broker Award’, ‘Most Notable Listing Award’ on the Main Market, and ‘Most Notable Listing Award’ on the Nomu-Parallel Market.
Mohammed Al Rumaih, CEO of Saudi Exchange, commented: “We look forward to encouraging the adoption of best practices by market participants, and ultimately accelerating the advancement of the Saudi capital market, in line with Vision 2030’s Financial Sector Development Programme.”
The Saudi Capital Market Awards for 2021 will be held in partnership with CFA Society Saudi Arabia and the Middle East Investor Relations Association (Meira). Eligible entrants will be evaluated by an independent committee comprising industry professionals from both entities.
Application to award categories opened on January 2, 2022.
The Awards will be presented during the Saudi Capital Market Forum which will be held in March 2022 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The event’s full details will be announced soon.-- TradeArabia News Service
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