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Asia's best managed companies: South Korea & Taiwan

These are the results of our annual poll to find Asia's top companies. Today, South Korea & Taiwan, plus the best managed companies in the region.

For our ninth annual poll of Asia's top companies we have collected votes from 238 investors and analysts across the region. The results have been published country by country during the course of this week. Today, we also reveal which companies are viewed to be the best managed in the region in seven key sectors.

 South Korea

Best managed company Votes
1 Samsung Electronics 40
2 POSCO 28
3 Shinsegae 27
4 KT Corp 17
5 LG Corp 16
6 KT&G 10
7 Hyundai Heavy Industries 9

 

Best corporate governance Votes
1 Samsung Electronics 37
2 LG Corp 23
3 KT Corp 19
4 Hyundai Heavy Industries 15
5 KT&G 12
6 POSCO 11

  

Best investor relations Votes
1 Samsung Electronics 31
2 POSCO 24
3 LG House and Health 17
4 Shinhan Financial Group 16
5 Hyundai Motors 11

  

Best corporate social responsibility Votes
1 KT Corp 29
2 KT&G 23
3 Sodiff 15
4 Samsung Electronics 12

  

Most committed to a strong dividend policy Votes
1 KT Corp 35
2 KT&G 27
3 Kookmin Bank 18
4 Samsung Electronics 15
5 POSCO 10

  

Best mid-cap Votes
  CJ Home Shopping 15

 

Best small-cap Votes
  Not awarded  

 

Best CEO Votes
  Yoon-Woo Lee (Samsung Electronics) 19

 

Best CFO Votes
  Not awarded  

 

Taiwan

Best managed company Votes
1 TSMC 41
2 Hon Hai Group 27
3 Fubon FHC 14
4 Chunghwa Telecom 13
5 Asustek 12
6 HTC Corp 10
7 Cathay FHC 9
8 Taishin FHC 8
9 Formosa Chemicals 7

 

Best corporate governance Votes
1 TSMC 47
2 Formosa Chemicals 18
3 Fubon FHC 15
4 Chunghwa Telecom 14
5 HTC Corp 9
6 Taishin FHC 8
7 Hon Hai Group 7

  

Best investor relations Votes
1 TSMC 37
2 Asustek 21
3 Fubon FHC 12
4 FarEasTone 10
5 Taishin FHC 9
6 Acer 8
7 Chinatrust 7
8 HTC Corp 6

  

Best corporate social responsibility Votes
1 TSMC 29
2 Fubon FHC 15
3 Cathay Life 11
4 Formosa Chemicals 9
5 Chunghwa Telecom 8
6 FarEasTone 6

  

Most committed to a strong dividend policy Votes
1 TSMC 31
2 Mega Financial Holding 20
3 Formosa Chemicals 17
4 HTC Corp 12
5 Chunghwa Telecom 9
6 First Financial 8
7 Fubon FHC 7
8 MediaTek 6

  

Best mid-cap Votes
  Taishin FHC 10

 

Best small-cap Votes
  Not awarded  

 

Best CEO Votes
  Rick Tsai (TSMC) 17

 

Best CFO Votes
  Lora Ho (TSMC) 12

 

Best managed regional companies
  Conglomerates Hutchison Whampoa
  Consumer Esprit
  Finance HSBC
  Natural resources PetroChina
  Power CLP Holdings
  Real estate Sun Hung Kai Properties
  Telecoms SingTel

 

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