The Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts has awarded the Stockman prize 2015 to Bakkafrost in the category of small and medium sized listed companies in Norway. The Stockman Prize jury emphasized in its assessment Bakkafrost’s open, reliable and consistent information; equal treatment of market participants; high standards on annual report and notes, statement of the Board of Directors; quarterly reports and ownership management together with company management.
The Stockman Prize is awarded to the highest performing listed companies in Norway in the field of strategic investor communications, i.a. for submitting relevant information relating to ongoing activities to the financial markets, and publishing the best annual and quarterly reports based on financial analysis’ principles.
Bakkafrost is the largest salmon farmer in the Faroe Islands. The Group is fully integrated from feed production to smolt, farming, VAP and sales. The Group has production of fishmeal, fish oil and salmon feed in Fuglafjørður. The Group has primary processing in Glyvrar, Kollafjørður and Vágur, and secondary processing (VAP) in Glyvrar. The Group operates sea farming in Norðoyggjar, Eysturoy, Streymoy and Suðuroy. The headquarter is located in Glyvrar, and the company has 820 fulltime employees.