Excellent rankings for Kepler Cheuvreux in this year’s Extel survey

Paris, 6th June, 2018

The Extel survey has been published today and shows strong ranking improvements for Kepler Cheuvreux in Research, Sales, Trading & Execution, Corporate Access and votes from Quoted Companies.

Extel is the leading market survey of global institutional investors for their feedback on equity brokerage services in European equities. This year 7,721 Individuals from 2,682 buy-side firms voted for their favourite Research and Execution partners

We are particularly pleased by our improvement by one place to 5th in the key headline ranking: Leading Pan-European House. This broad ranking encapsulates all the voting categories (Research, Sales, Countries, Execution and Company & Expert Meetings) and best matches our DNA.

Other Headlines:

  • Countries (incl Small & Mid-Caps): we once again rank 1st for Countries in Europe. Our Austrian, Benelux, French, Spanish & Swiss teams rank in the Top 3
  • Equity Trading & Execution: we improved to 2nd overall (versus 3rd). We rank 1st in High-Touch Sales Trading, 2nd in Delta One / ETFs, 5th in Electronic Trading. Our proprietary suite of algorithms continues to win awards in the specialist Trading-related publications
  • Equity Sectors: We now have 15 sectors ranked top 10 and 3 sectors ranked Top 5: Autos and Auto Components, Forestry & Paper, Software & IT. We improved rankings in a total of 14 sectors
  • Equity and Equity-Linked Sales: ranked first in Europe
  • Corporate Access: we remain the undisputed leader in Europ
  • View from Quoted Companies: Ranked 2nd (4th) Best Broker for Research. 18 Sectors ranked Top 5 (versus 13 in 2017). Five sectors ranked in 1st place

In conclusion, we are delighted that these headline rankings validate our position as the leading independent broker in Europe. Our strategic vision is reinforced with our clients & shareholders.

About Kepler Cheuvreux

Kepler Cheuvreux is a leading independent European financial services company which specializes in research, execution and advisory services. The company has four business lines: Equities, Debt & Derivatives, Investment Solutions and Corporate Finance. Headquartered in Paris, the group employs around 550 staff. This multi-local company is also present in Amsterdam, Boston, Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Madrid, Milan, New York, Oslo, Stockholm, Vienna, Zurich.

Management and staff are the largest shareholders: major European financial groups, including Crédit Agricole CIB, UniCredit, Rabobank, Swedbank and Belfius are also important shareholders.

Kepler Cheuvreux employs over 120 equity research analysts who research 1,000 European companies. Kepler Cheuvreux has the largest equity research footprint in Continental Europe.

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