Awards 2016

“Best Annual Report” Competition
NORMA Group came in 3rd place in this year’s competition for the best annual report in the MDAX.
The “Best Annual Report” competition is held every year by Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Jörg Baetge and his colleagues together with the business magazine “BILANZ.” They analyze the annual reports of the 100 largest German companies (DAX30 and MDAX50 as well as each of the 10 biggest companies in the SDAX and TecDAX). The goal of the competition is to encourage these companies to improve the quality of their annual reports and their interim reports in order to meet the information needs of the recipients even better.

Investor's Darling
NORMA Group came 2nd place in this year's competition Investor's Darling in the MDAX. In the overall ranking (among the 160 companies from DAX, MDAX, SDAX and TecDAX) NORMA Group occupies 10th place. The capital market competition Investor’s Darling has been organized every year since 2014 by Prof. Dr. Henning Zülch from the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management. In the course of the competition, the financial communication of all 160 companies from DAX, MDAX, SDAX and TecDAX is analyzed in detail on the basis of 600 different criteria in 6 main and 26 subcategories. These include among others the Reporting, the Investor Relations and the capital markets activities. 

2016 LACP Vision Awards
The 2015 Annual Report published by NORMA Group SE was awarded silver in the LACP Vision Awards competition. The report convinced the jury in the category “OTHER -- (Connection Method)” and once again beat out strong international competition.
The LACP Vision Awards are prestigious awards in the area of international financial reporting. Each year, thousands of entries are submitted for the Vision Awards from more than 24 countries. The League of American Communications Professionals (LACP) presents these design awards.

2016 ARC Awards
NORMA Group SE’s 2015 Annual Report was also recognized with Bronze in the 2016 ARC Awards competition.
The ARC AWARDS competition is the largest international competition for annual reports. The ARC AWARDS are presented every year to companies from around the world whose annual reports impress the jury due to their customized design concepts and appropriate image and text worlds. The winning reports illustrate outstanding global trends and developments in publishing financial media. The independent organizer MerComm, Inc. has been holding the “Annual Report Competition” (ARC) every year since 1987.