Euronext Distinguishes Capital Market Participants and Calls for Portuguese Market to Work Together

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Lisbon - 18 February 2016 – The fifth edition of the Euronext Lisbon Awards, was held yesterday. During the event, the Portuguese Stock Exchange distinguished the issuers, financial intermediaries and other institutions, as well as the individuals who, in 2015, played an important role in the Portuguese capital market. The Minister Assistant to the Prime Minister, Eduardo Cabrita, closed the event which took place at Teatro Tivoli BBVA, and was heavily attended by issuers, brokers, investment banks, analysts, fund managers, law firms, academics, governmental entities, regulators and journalists, among other participants.

In his opening remarks, Luís Laginha de Sousa, CEO of Euronext Lisbon, underlined: “We remain strong believers in the fundamental role which can only be played by capital markets, as far as financing the real economy is concerned. Our actions are aligned with this view and through the Euronext Lisbon Awards, not only do we express public recognition but we also try to incentivize additional efforts, dedication and commitment, from people and organizations, who contribute to the development of the capital markets. Euronext will continue to dedicate significant time and effort to the communities it serves.

The fifth Euronext Lisbon Awards edition were hosted by Rosália Amorim, Director of the Rumos magazine. Also present to give the Awards to the winners, were several prominent and “out of the box” public figures: Luís Castro e Almeida, CEO of BBVA; Carlos Silva - President & Co-Founder - Head of Seedrs Europe;  Miguel Santo Amaro, Founder of Uniplaces; Henrique Sá Pessoa, Chef; Fernando Santos, Portuguese Team Soccer Coach; and the internationally known Fado singer Mariza (by order of appearance).

The jury of the Euronext Lisbon Awards remained the same as in previous editions: members of the PSI20 Committee namely, João da Silva Ferreira, João Duque and Rui Alpalhão.


The nominees and winners of the 2016 Euronext Lisbon Awards were the following:

Best Capital Market Promotion Initiative – Dedicated to retail investors
• APP AEM  - Associação de Emitentes - Vencedor
• Jogo da Bolsa – organizado pela GoBulling e Jornal de Negócios
• Webinars Produtos Financeiros Complexos – Commerzbank

Best Capital Market Promotion Initiative – Dedicated to institutional investors
• Haitong Bank IV Iberian Conference – organizada pelo Haitong Bank
• Investor Relations and Governance Awards – organizados pela Deloitte
• Portugal Funds People – Vencedor

Menção Honrosa
• PE Probe em mandarim

Most Active Research House
• Banco Português de Investimento - Vencedor
• Caixa BI
• Haitong Bank

Most Active Law Firm in Bonds
• Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
• Uría Menéndez – Proença de Carvalho
• Vieira de Almeida & Associados- Vencedor

Investment Fund/ Open Pension Fund in Portuguese Stocks
• IMGA Ações Portugal – IM Gestão de Ativos
• AR Médias Empresas Portugal – Invest Gestão de Ativos
• NB Poupança Ações – PPA -  GNB Gestão de Ativos

Market member - Most Active Trading House in ETF
• Commerzbank  - Vencedor
• Goldman Sachs
• Intermoney Valores

Market member - Most Active Trading House in Certificates
• Banco BIG
• Banco Comercial Português - Vencedor
• Commerzbank

Market member - Most Active Trading House in Derivatives Market
• BBVA (Portugal) - Vencedor
• Banco Santander
• Credit Suisse Securities

Market member - Most Active Trading House in Warrants
• Banco Comercial Português - Vencedor
• Citigroup Global Markets
• Commerzbank 

Best Media Article on Capital Markets
• “PSI 20 paga €13 mil milhões de dividendos desde 2008”
Elisabete Tavares, Joana Madeira Pereira,  Expresso – Vencedor
• “Quase um quarto da bolsa está nas mãos de gestoras estrangeiras”
Patrícia Abreu, Jornal de Negócios
• “Podem as eleições na Polónia tramar as cotadas em Portugal?””
Vera Ramalhete, Jornal de Negócios

Market member - Most Active Trading House in Shares
• Banco Português de Investimento
• Citadel Securities (Europe)
• Morgan Stanley  - Vencedor

Market member - Most Active Trading House in Shares - EnterNext
• Banco Português de Investimento -  Vencedor
• Haitong Bank
• Morgan Stanley

Market member - Most Active Trading House in Bonds
• Banco Português de Investimento - Vencedor
• Florint
• Haitong Bank

Nº1 Corporate Bond House
• BBVA (Portugal)
• Banco Português de Investimento – Vencedor
• Banco Santander Totta

Listed company - Best Performance - EnterNext
• Corticeira Amorim
• F. Ramada – Vencedor
• Sonae Capital

Listed company - Best Performance – Compartment A
• EDP Renováveis
• Jerónimo Martins - Vencedor
• NOS 

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