20th Annual Awards

List Of Company Winners 2005 (Year 2004)

Overall Winner
Absa Group Limited
Resources   :   Diamonds, Precious Metals And Minerals, Coal, Gold And Platinum
Gold Fields Limited
Resources   :   Mining Finance & Other Mineral Extractors & Mines
Bhp Billiton Plc
Basic Industries (Incl Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Forestry & Paper, Steel & Other Metals, Construction & Building Materials)
Sasol Limited
Financial   :   Banks
Absa Group Limited
Financial   :   Life Assurance & Insurance
Sanlam Limited
General (Incl. Investment Companies, Speciality & Other Finance & Real Estate)
African Bank Investments Limited
Industrial   :   Consumer (Incl. Beverages, Food Producer & Processors, Health, Pharmaceuticals And Biotechnology, Household Goods & Textiles, Automobiles 7 Parts)
Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Limited
Industrial   :   Services (Incl General Retailers, Support Services, Leisure & Hotels, Media & Entertainment, Transport)
The Bidvest Group
Industrial   :   General (Incl Diversified Industrials, Electronic & Electrical Equipment, Engineering & Machinery, It Hardware, Software And Computers, Food And Drug Retailers, Telecommunications & Services)
Imperial Holdings Limited
Small Companies (Market Capitalisation Below R2 000 Million)
Astrapak Limited
Most Improved Reporting and Communications
Grindrod Limited
Best Chairman’s Statement
Firstrand Limited
Best Presentation to the Society During 2004
Steinhoff International Holdings Limited
Gold Fields Limited
Sanlam Capital Markets/IAS Journal Award Accuracy Of Brokers’ Consensus Earnings Forecasts: The South African Case
Chanden Prayag And Paul Van Rensburg