About BRRC

The Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts (HKSFA) launched the Best Research Report Competition (BRRC) in 2014. The BRRC recognises excellence in published investment research. It aims to raise awareness of written research, elevate professional standards among analysts and improve Hong Kong's standing as a global financial centre.

With over 6,700 members, HKSFA is the fourth largest CFA Institute member society in the world.

  • Recognising excellence in published investment research
  • Promote awareness of fundamental written research to the investing public
Designated Institution

Participants from all designated institutions can simply get their nomination form signing off by Head of Research / Head of Sales of their companies.

Click here for the nomination form.

Non-designated Institution

Participants from any companies other than designated institutions could either

  • Get nominated by an HKSFA member
  • Pay for a “Non-member Nomination Fee” of HK$1,500 per report

Click here for the nomination form.

  • All individual full-time analysts who are based in Hong Kong or whose reports with the subject company that are primarily listed in Hong Kong, are eligible for the competition by submitting their sell-side EQUITY or SECTOR research reports published in the twelve months period ending 27 August 2019
  • Invitation to submit will be sent to our shortlisted designated institutions who are the major employers of our members
  • An equity report on a single company which is listed or scheduled to be listed
  • Individual analysts, either working in the designated institutions or other institutions, are also welcomed to apply and submit his/her report in accord with the routes stated in "Nomination" section above.