Paris, 7 March 2023

Kepler Cheuvreux announces a major new appointment to continue to grow the firm’s footprint and further develop its activities: Stéphane BOURET has been appointed Deputy Group General Manager, Global Head of Equity Brokerage, reporting to Grégoire VARENNE, Group General Manager.

Kepler Cheuvreux’s Equity Brokerage business, built around its historically very strong Research products, has positioned the Group as the number-one independent Equity Brokerage firm in continental Europe. Kepler Cheuvreux Research has also been the bedrock upon which other businesses have been developed.

As part of its extended responsibilities, Stéphane, one of the Group’s top executives and a key member of the management team, will participate in the strategic decisions and actions that will define Kepler Cheuvreux’s trajectory and positioning for the coming years.

About Stéphane BOURET

After spending five years as a sell-side analyst at HSBC, Stéphane joined the Kepler Cheuvreux Group 23 years ago, first working as a salesman for French clients, later as Head of Sales for the Continental European Client Zone and in the last few years as Managing Director, Global Head of Sales. He was appointed Global Head of Equity Brokerage early last year. Based in Paris, Stéphane graduated from the ISG Business School and the CFAF (Financial Analysis Training Centre).

About Kepler Cheuvreux

Kepler Cheuvreux is a leading independent European financial services company that specialises in Research, Execution, Fixed Income and Credit, Structured Solutions, Corporate Finance, and Asset Management.

The Group employs around 600 people and is present in 13 major financial centres in Europe and the US: Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Madrid, Milan, New York, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm, Vienna, and Zurich.

Group key figures:

* 1st independent European equity broker.
* EUR2bn of equities traded on average daily.
* 1st equity research coverage in Continental Europe.
* 1st country research (Institutional Investor 2022).
* 13 major financial centres in Europe and the US.
* 600 employees.
* 1,300 institutional clients.