Minor International Public Company Limited


Minor International Public Company Limited ("MINT") announced today that it has been named "Best Managed Company - Leisure in Asia" in 2015 by Euromoney.

Euromoney Magazine is the voice of the international capital markets and for over 40 years has offered unparalleled coverage of the global bond, equity and foreign exchange markets. Euromoney's annual Best Managed Company ranking is one of the most reputable and influential awards in Asia, and is highly recognized by the investment community. The ranking is based on nominations of market analysts at leading banks and research institutes in Asia across a number of categories, including corporate governance, management accessibility, accounting transparency, shareholder value creation, quality of company website, and company performance. Every year, over 90 analysts in Asia participate in the assessment, nominating a total of over 200 companies.

William E Heinecke, Chairman and Group CEO of MINT commented, "We are honored that MINT has received widespread recognitions from the investment community in Asia. This prestige award validates our efforts to maintain management excellence and our commitment to best practices in every aspect of our business. It is greatly rewarding to see the extraordinary commitment and collective efforts of our people enhancing value for all our stakeholders. We will continue to maintain high standards of business conduct and corporate governance to generate the best long-term returns for our shareholders and stay at the forefront of our market".

For more information on the methodology and full results of Euromoney surveys and awards, please visit www.euromoney.com.

About Minor International:

Minor International (MINT) is a global company focused on three primary businesses including restaurants, hotels and lifestyle brands distribution. MINT is one of Asia's largest restaurant companies with over 1,700 outlets operating system-wide in 20 countries under The Pizza Company, Swensen's, Sizzler, Dairy Queen, Burger King, Thai Express, The Coffee Club, Ribs and Rumps, BreadTalk (Thailand) and Riverside brands. MINT is also a hotel owner, operator and investor with a portfolio of 135 hotels and serviced suites under the Anantara, AVANI, Oaks, Per AQUUM, Tivoli, Elewana, Marriott, Four Seasons, St. Regis, Radisson Blu and Minor International brands in 22 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, the Indian Ocean, Europe and South America. MINT is one of Thailand's largest distributors of lifestyle brands focusing primarily on fashion, cosmetics and contract manufacturing. Its brands include Gap, Banana Republic, Esprit, Bossini, Charles & Keith, Pedro, Red Earth, Zwilling J.A. Henckels, ETL Learning and MySale. For more information, please visit www.minorinternational.com.

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