29 September 2011 -- Awarded in 2010 for the performance of its governing bodies, this year BIC has been classed in first position for the quality and the transparency of its information and communication in awards granted by the French Economic and Financial Magazine, Agefi.
The “Corporate Governance Awards” are attributed annually to French companies that distinguish themselves by the quality of their relations with shareholders and investors. One of the objectives of the awards is to encourage the creation of rules for good practice in corporate governance. Companies are nominated on the basis of the results of a survey completed by financial professionals reviewed by a steering committee composed of financial professionals and governance specialists including members of the French Asset Management Association, the French Society of Financial Analysts and minority shareholder associations.
The reasons cited for this award are:
=>The quality and the accessibility of the information delivered;
=>The reactivity and the availability of the management;
=>The definition and the communication of a clear strategy.