Publicly listed construction group Strabag SE has won the first prize of the Austrian Financial Communication Award in the ATX Prime segment. The company was chosen for the award because of its Annual Report, above all for the detailed presentation of its strategy, and for its investor relations website, which achieved almost a perfect score. In addition, analysts especially praise the credibility of the management.
The work of the Investor Relations team also received two special awards. Among the ATX Prime companies, first place in the Investor Relations category and second place in the Reporting category went to Strabag.
“We believe in applying our corporate value of trust when dealing with our investors, by communicating our strategy and our goals transparently. So we are especially pleased that this choice has been awarded with the Austrian Financial Communication Award,” comments Thomas Birtel, CEO of Strabag SE.
“This award also symbolises the spirit of partnership that is at the centre of our efforts. Working as a team, we ensure that inquiries are always answered promptly and with high quality,” adds Diana Neumüller-Klein, Head of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations.
Best companies awarded since 2016
The Austrian Financial Communication Award has been presented since 2016 during the annual CIRA conference.The assessment is carried out by the Chair of Accounting and Auditing at the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management under the direction of Prof. Dr. Henning Zülch and the Hamburg-based consulting firm Kirchhoff Consult. Based on the RIC model developed in Leipzig, the quality of the financial communication is measured in the fields of “Reporting”, “Investor Relations” and “Capital Markets”.