GeoPark wins all eight categories in the Institutional Investor ‘2021 Latin America Executive Team’ - GeoPark
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Bogota, Colombia – GeoPark won first place in the annual rankings of Institutional Investor, a leading financial sector publication, for its outstanding performance among Small-Cap companies in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals industry in Latin America. The Company ranked first in all eight categories evaluated, including Best CEO, Best CFO, Best Investor Relations Professional, Best ESG, and Best Crisis Management amid Covid-19, a new category in 2021.

GeoPark’s performance was also highlighted in the Latin American oil, gas and petrochemicals ranking of companies of all sizes, including those that are state-owned.

Institutional Investor publishes the ‘2021 Latin America Executive Team’ ranking based on polls of buy-side analysts, fund managers and financial analysts covering Latin America. The results reflect the opinions of more than 600 professionals from 308 financial services companies.

GeoPark won the following awards in the Small-Cap category of Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals industry companies in the ‘2021 Latin America Executive Team’ ranking:

  • Best CEO: James F. Park
  • Best CFO: Andres Ocampo
  • Best IR Professional: Diego Gully, 1st place combined and sell-side; Stacy Steimel, 2nd place combined and 1st place buy-side; Miguel Bello, 2nd place buy-side.
  • Best ESG
  • Best Crisis Management amid Covid-19
  • Best IR by Team
  • Best IR Program
  • Best Investor/Analyst Event

When comparing companies of all sizes in Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals, GeoPark ranked as follows:

  • Best CEO: James F. Park, 3rd place combined and 2nd place sell-side
  • Best CFO: Andres Ocampo, 2nd place sell-side
  • Best IR Professional: Diego Gully, 2nd place sell-side
  • Best ESG: 3rd place combined and 2nd place sell-side
  • Best Crisis Management amid Covid-19: 3rd place sell-side
  • Best IR by Team: 3rd place combined and 2nd place buy-side
  • Best IR Program: 3rd place sell-side
  • Best Investor/Analyst Event: 3rd place combined and 2nd place sell-side

In the Institutional Investor methodology, CEOs are rated for their credibility, leadership, and quality of communication. CFOs are evaluated for their ability in capital allocation, financial stewardship, and quality of communication. For Investor Relations programs, companies are rated based on attributes such as authority and credibility; commercial and market knowledge; earnings calls; responsiveness; virtual meetings/presentations; and timing, consistency, and granularity of financial disclosure. Fund managers and analysts also rated companies’ ESG metrics, crisis management amid Covid-19, and the quality of investor/analyst events.

About GeoPark

GeoPark is a leading independent Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and growth platforms in Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Brazil and Argentina that has listed on the New York Stock Exchange since 2014. Since it was founded GeoPark has had an Integrated Value System called SPEED, which has been key in attracting the best talent and being the preferred partner, the best neighbor and developing a successful, safe and sustainable operation.

For more information:

Andrea Zuleta
+57 3013380305