Given the recent earthquake in Sichuan province in China, AsianInvestor selected the Hong Kong Red Cross as the beneficiary of this year's annual AsianInvestor Achievement Awards dinner.

Funds raised from the May 22 awards dinner will go directly to the Hong Kong Red Cross China Relief Fund.

The total amount raised was HK$172,000 and the companies that dug deep into their pockets to give special contributions were BEA Union Investments, Fortis Investments, Deutsche Bank, Janus Capital, Aberdeen Asset Management, Schroder Investment Management, and Fidelity Investments.

AsianInvestor and attendees of the dinner also contributed to the relief fund.

Thank you once again to the following companies for their generous contributions: