Sberbank Investment Research, the research division of Sberbank CIB (Sberbank’s investment banking business) and Sberbank Asset Management have achieved leading positions in the Russia category of Extel Survey 2017.
Sberbank Investment Research, one of the most experienced analytical teams in Russia and the CIS, has been voted Russia’s leading brokerage firm. The team was also voted leading brokerage firm across three further categories: Securities Trading, Equity Strategy, and Oil & Gas. In addition, Sberbank Investment Research’s analysts took two first place positions: Andrey Kuznetsov, Equity Strategy and Alex Fak, Oil & Gas. Overall the team took key positions in nine categories.
For the fourth year in a row, Sberbank Asset Management has been named Best AM Company in the Russia category. In addition, the company’s analysts Alexandra Falkova, Elena Tsareva and Roman Reshetnev took first, second, and third place, respectively, in the list of Russia’s top ten AM market analysts. In total four representatives of Sberbank AM were featured in the top half of this list, with Maxim Kondratiev taking fifth place, thereby marking his fourth consecutive year in the list. A total of eight of the company’s analysts were included in the ranking.
Commenting on the results of the ranking, Alexander Kudrin, Head of Sberbank Investment Research, Managing Director, said: “Sberbank Investment Research has been receiving excellent positions in the Extel Survey – both team and individual – for several years. We are delighted that our Russia and CIS investment analysis and market overview has once again been recognised by the international investment community. This latest victory highlights the efforts of our team to deliver comprehensive, meticulous analysis that supports clients in making investment decisions.”
“Recognition from our clients is obviously one of the main indicators of success, although it is no less significant to receive acknowledgement from colleagues and partners. Our analytical team has been recognised by the international investment community as an AM market leader in Russia and the CIS for the fourth year in a row. We will make every effort to maintain this high standard going forward,” commented Evgeny Linchik, Head of Equity and Managing Director at Sberbank Asset Management.
The WeConvene Extel Survey was first published in 1974 by Thomson Reuters. Since July 2014 the survey has been put together by WeConvene, a global platform that provides corporate services to the sell-side and buy-side. The Extel Survey is the leading independent ranking of investment market participants. All information, votes and methodology are checked and confirmed by independent experts.
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