China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC), the largest independent operating aircraft lessor in China, is pleased to announce that the Group has received “The Excellence of Listed Enterprise Award 2016” by the renowned financial magazine Capital Weekly.
This recognition follows another award received by the Group at Hong Kong Economic Journal’s “Listed Company Excellence Awards 2016” for the Group’s outstanding performance in the past year, underscoring that CALC’s innovative and unique business model has been widely recognized by media, investors and the public.
Capital Weekly is the flagship financial weekly magazine of South China Media which is the largest publisher in Hong Kong and one of most influential financial weekly magazines in Greater China Region.
It is the 7th year of “The Excellence of Listed Enterprise Award” organized by Capital Weekly. The award aims at appreciating Hong Kong listed companies in various industries that have achieved remarkable performance in the past year. The judging panel consists of its editorial judging committee and authoritative representatives from the financial community, making the award highly credible and broadly recognized within the industry.
CALC stands out from nearly 2,000 companies listed on the Main Board and Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, to be honoured as one of 16 excellent listed companies with other blue-chip and renowned enterprises. It showcases CALC’s achievements and rapid business growth, extraordinary and outstanding performance in investor relations, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility this year. CALC is the first and only listed aircraft leasing company receiving the award, and the only awardee nominee from aviation sectors. Not does this highlight the Group’s first-mover and leading position in aircraft leasing industry, it also exhibits the Group’s unique business model and innovation which drives and supports its sustainable business growth.
CALC is currently the only aircraft full value-chain solutions provider in Asia, offering one stop services covering new, second-handed and old aircraft. It is also building Asia’s first large-scaled disassembly center. The Group’s unique business model pro-actively provides value-added solutions catering to different needs of airline customers’ fleet management. In parallel, the Group continues to advance and optimize its capital structure, retaining its position as a pioneer in aviation finance industry in both China and globally and effectively lower its cost of capital.
Mr. Barry MOK, Deputy CEO and Chief Financial Officer of CALC, commented, “CALC is proud to receive Capital Weekly’s ‘The Excellence of Listed Enterprise Award’ after winning the ‘Listed Company Excellence Awards’ from Hong Kong Economic Journal. This honor is a tribute to our innovative financing models and impressive business performance, and also reflects the capital market’s recognition of our commitment to shareholders as well as our achievements in investor relations and corporate governance. As the largest independent aircraft lessor in China and the first listed aircraft lessor in Asia, we are dedicated to introducing innovative aircraft financing products and providing value-added aircraft solutions to airline customers. We will continue to seize market opportunities to expand our international client base while maintaining business growth to generate long-term value for our shareholders. Meanwhile, we will strive to lay down the foundation in sharpening Hong Kong into a world-class aviation hub through leveraging our accumulated experience and significant achievements.”