World Finance Company of the Decade Awards 2001-2010

By World Finance, PRNE
Thursday, March 10, 2011

LONDON, March 11, 2011 - During its highs and lows, the global economy of the past decade has
shown favour to those who have adopted conservative strategies, and crushed
those who have been reckless. The World Finance Company of the Decade awards
represents an accolade for companies that have performed exceptionally and
proven themselves as dynamic forces in their industry. Not only has the
operation of these businesses been of superlative quality, but their
reputation for excellence has brought admiration from their respective
industries and made them an enviable employer. Crucially, the quality of
service to customers has been of the highest standard - and in most cases
continually developing these relationships and methods of delivery remain a
top priority. World Finance is proud to reflect on the success of these
companies over the past 10 years, and we await what the next 10 will bring
for them.

    Company of the Decade

    Angola              Sonangol
    Australia           BHP Billiton
    Austria             OMV
    Bahrain             Venture Capital Fund
    Barbados            Sagicor
    Belgium             Dexia
    Bermuda             Alterra
    Brazil              Gafisa SA
    Brunei              Baiduri Bank Berhad
    Canada              Royal Bank of Canada
    Chile               Moneda Asset Management
    Denmark             AP Moeller-Maersk
    Egypt               Amer Group
    Finland             Nokia
    France              Sanofi Aventis
    Germany             Deutsche Bank
    Hong Kong           Value Partners
    Hungary             ThalesNano
    India               UTI Mutual Fund
    Israel              Bank Leumi
    Italy               ENI
    Japan               Toyota
    Luxembourg          ArcelorMittel
    Malaysia            CIMB Bank
    Mexico              Banco Interacciones
    Morocco             Attijariwafa Bank
    Netherlands         ING Group
    Peru                IFH Peru Ltd
    Philippines         The Energy Development Corp
    Poland              PKN Orlen
    Portugal            REN
    Qatar               Qatar Telecom
    Romania             Petrom
    Russia              Gasprom
    Saudi Arabia        Sabic
    Singapore           Changi Airport Group
    Slovenia            Gorenje
    South Africa        Sappi
    South Korea         Samsung
    Spain               Repsol
    Sweden              Electrolux
    Switzerland         Zurich Financial Services
    Trinidad & Tobago   Guardian Holding Ltd
    Turkey              Turkcell
    UAE                 Arabtec
    UK                  Tesco
    Ukraine             Interpipe
    Uruguay             Banco Republica
    USA                 Apple
    Zimbabwe            RioZim

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