As part of yesterday’s Investor day, Ljubljana Stock Exchange awarded issuers and member firms for their contributions and results in 2020. After being a member for 4 years, this is the second consecutive year that InterCapital was awarded as the Member of the Year of Ljubljana Stock Exchange.
InterCapital is extremely proud to announce that we have been awarded as the Member of the Year at the Ljubljana Stock Exchange. Such an award comes on the back of our leading equity market share of 25.2%, continued research activities and the contribution of market making mandates.
InterCapital became the inaugural provider of market making services in Slovenia for the first time since 2008. Currently we provide these services to Krka, Triglav, Petrol, Sava Re and Telekom Slovenije. Through this service, InterCapital aims to increase the liquidity and lower the spread all in order to improve trading efficiency for both retail and institutional investors.
In addition, the achievement comes as a result of our continuous investments into fully independent research team and securities promotion platform with the aim to provide our clients a comprehensive, in-depth, timely and forward-looking coverage of the most quality investment opportunities in the region. Our research team has one of the largest coverages, currently covering 7 Slovenian issuers: Krka, Petrol, Triglav, Sava Re, NLB, Telekom Slovenije and Luka Koper.
We would like to state that it is a great honor to receive the Member of the Year award for the second consecutive year. Despite a challenging year we are extremely proud that our expertise and quality of service were maintained and once again recognized by both investor community and corporates.
We firmly believe that this award confirms the validity of our strategy of constant promotion of the Slovenian capital market and the dedication of all our employees. In the coming years, we will continue to develop our services and be the pioneer of innovation in the regional market in line with global best practices.
Last but not least, we would like to note that this recognition could not be achieved without our clients and partners and hence we thank all of you for your continuous support and trust, even in these challenging times. We are very proud to be the leading broker in Croatia and Slovenia and are looking forward to the light at the end of the tunnel of this pandemic. We are very much aware of the challenges as well as opportunities that lie ahead in the following years.