Haitong Bank was one of two main partners of the second “Business Sharks” event that was held on the premises of the Warsaw Stock Exchange on 29th March 2017. The event promotes new ideas, networking and exchange of experience between business, financial institutions and investors. During the Gala, awards were given to companies and persons who significantly influenced the development of the Polish stock market in 2016.
Bartłomiej Dmitruk, Senior Country Officer at Haitong Bank in Warsaw, was one of speakers to open the Gala, having also participated in a panel discussion about the growth perspectives of innovation on the Polish financial market. One of the participants, Paweł Borys, Head of the Polish Development Fund, compared the Polish and British financial markets and named key advantages and possibilities of building competitive strength on the stock market in Poland.
During the panel, Mr. Dmitruk noted that the Polish market by virtue of its largeness, is a natural candidate to be the CEE center of capital markets. He also pointed out that Poland is an attractive market for foreign companies and a big potential for Polish companies to be supported by the Polish stock market in processes such as succession.
The winners of “Business sharks 2016” Gala by categories:
Company of 2016, under PLN 250 mln capitalization – Bloober Team SA,
Company of 2016, under PLN 1 billion capitalization – 11 Bit Studios SA,
Company of 2016, over PLN 1 billion capitalization – CD Projekt SA,
Innovative Company of 2016 – Livechat Software SA, Exporter of 2016 – CD Projekt SA,
IPO of 2016 – Celon Pharma SA,
Investor of 2016 – Dariusz Miłek, Head of CCC SA,
Personality of 2016 – Adam Kiciński, Head of CD Projekt SA
Dividend company of 2016 – Prime Car Management SA,
Special awards of investors in 2016 for the Polish Economy Pillars – Mateusz Morawiecki, Poland’s Deputy Minister, Minister of Development and Finance and Paweł Borys, Head of PFR SA.