APSEZ features in the honor list of InstitutionalInvestors Asia Executive Survey

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Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), India’s
largest port developer-cum-operator, has demonstrated its leadership in investors
engagement by making it to the honor list of the Institutional Investor Asia Pacific (ex-Japan)
Executive Team Survey. In the transportation sector, APSEZ is the only Indian company to
feature on the list, coming in at 2nd rank.

A total of 1,669 companies from across Asia, broadly categorized across 18 sectors, were
voted in by investors. With the top 2-4 companies in every industry making it to the honor list,
the total count of companies on the list stands at 55. This includes only 4 from India, including
APSEZ that scored 1st rank across four parameters – IR Program, ESG Program, IR team, and IR
Professionals – from the buy-side and sell-side combined. Also, the company’s board of
directors received the 2nd rank and its CEO the top rank from sell-side analysts.

A total of 4,943 buy-side professionals, managing an estimated USD 2 trillion in Asia (ex-Japan)
equities and 951 sell-side analysts voted for the 1,669 companies. The investors rated the
companies in several areas, including financial disclosure, services, and communication, ESG
and Board of Directors, and attributes for CEOs, CFOs, and the Best IR Professionals.

For the Best Investor Relations Program, companies were evaluated on nine
attributes: (1) consistency (2) granularity (3) timing to market (timeliness)
(4) accessibility of senior execs (5) business & market knowledge (6) responsiveness, (7)
earnings calls, (8) IR team authority & credibility, and (9) roadshows/conferences/meetings.

Commenting on the achievement, Ashwani Gupta, Chief Executive Officer & Whole Time
The director of APSEZ, said, “We are pleased to feature on the honor list of companies across
Asia Pacific. This accomplishment is a testament to the quality of our Investor
Engagement and ESG programs, alongside the commitment and dedication of our team to
deliver exceptional service to stakeholders. I would like to thank the investor community for
reposing their trust in us and recognizing our efforts.”

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