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

Paris, 3rd June, 2019

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, following the merger between Extel and Institutional Investor, the buy-side participation rate has increased by 33% with 10,231 individuals voting from 2,507 buy-side firms.

We are particularly pleased by our ranking of 5th in the key headline ranking: Leading Pan-European Developed Equity House. This broad ranking encapsulates all the voting categories (Research, Sales, Countries, Execution and Company & Expert Meetings excluding Emerging EMEA, Global Research, Global Sales & Global Macro) and best matches with our DNA.


Other Headlines:
  • Countries (incl Small & Mid-Caps): we once again rank 1st for Countries in Europe. Our Austrian, Benelux, French, German, Italian, Spanish & Swiss teams rank in the Top 3
  • Equity Trading & Execution: we ranked 2nd overall (unchanged). We rank 2nd in High-Touch Sales Trading, 1st in Delta One / ETFs, 2nd in Electronic Trading. Our proprietary suite of algorithms continues to win awards in the specialist Trading-related publications
  • Equity Sectors: We now have 16 sectors ranked top 10 We improved rankings in a total of 15 sectors
  • Equity and Equity-Linked Sales: ranked first in Europe
  • Corporate Access: we remain the undisputed leader in Europe with 90% more points than the next provider
  • View from Quoted Companies: Ranked 2nd (unchanged) Best Broker for Research. 22 Sectors ranked Top 5 (versus 18 in 2017). Four 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 five business lines: Equities, Debt & Derivatives, Investment Solutions, Corporate Finance and Asset Management. 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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