NEW YORK, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Kroton Educacional, a private-educational company in Brazil, leads the short list of winners for the upcoming IR Magazine Brazil Awards 2012 with nominations in seven categories - including the grand prix for best overall investor relations - small & mid cap.
Rounding out the grand prix nominations for best overall investor relations – small & mid cap are Banco ABC Brasil, EZTEC, Randon and Valid. Kroton Educacional was last year's winner of most progress in investor relations – small & mid cap.
In the category of the grand prix for best overall investor relations – large cap, five contenders - CCR, Cemig, Gerdau, Localiza and OdontoPrev - share the nominations.
Following Kroton Educacional closely in terms of number of nominations are Vale and Natura with five each. Vale, the Rio de Janeiro-based mining giant, was a four-time winner last year. Natura, the Cajamar-based skin care and cosmetic manufacturer, won best corporate sustainability last year. This year Vale and Natura will go head-to-head against each other in three categories: best annual report, best corporate sustainability and best investor relations for individual investors – large cap.
Winners of the IR Magazine Brazil Awards 2012 will be announced at the awards ceremony on July 2, 2012 at Sheraton Sao Paulo WTC Hotel.
Sponsors of the event include ABRASCA, BM&FBOVESPA, BNY Mellon, Bloomberg, the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Chorus Call, Citi, Comunique-se, Deutsche Bank, FTI Consulting, HSBC, IBRI, JPMorgan, the Media Group, NYSE Euronext, OTCQX, Petrobras, PR Newswire, Revista RI, Vale and Valor Economico.
The full nomination list of IR Magazine Brazil Awards 2012 is below and online at www.InsideInvestorRelations.com/brazil2012nominees or www.InsideInvestorRelations.com/portugues2012nominees
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About the IR Magazine Brazil Awards
The IR Magazine Brazil Awards celebrate excellence among Brazil's leading investor relations professionals and attract more than 250 IROs each year.
Extensive independent research is at the foundation of our awards. Our research team has canvassed more than 550 analysts and investors to uncover the standout IR professionals in Brazil. This research forms the basis for the awards and one of the best benchmarks for IR in the region.
Join us on July 2 as we honor the 'best of the best' in investor relations!
IR MAGAZINE BRAZIL AWARDS 2012
LIST OF NOMINEES: (alphabetical order)
The grand prix for best overall investor relations – large cap
Grand prix for best overall investor relations – small & mid cap
Best investor relations officer – large cap
Best investor relations officer – small & mid cap
Best investor relations by a CEO or CFO
Best investor relations web site – large cap
Best investor relations web site – small & mid cap
Best corporate governance
Best annual report
Best investment community meetings – large cap
Best investment community meetings – small & mid cap
Best conference call
Best IR IPO
Most progress in investor relations – large cap
Most progress in investor relations – small & mid cap
Best corporate sustainability
Best investor relations for an individual investor – large cap
Best investor relations for an individual investor – small & mid cap
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