Sberbank Investment Research, the research division of Sberbank CIB1 and one of the most experienced analytical teams on the market, secured second place in the Institutional Investor All-Russia Research rankings 2014.
Additionally, company analysts topped four sectors – Economic & Macro (Evgeny Gavrilenkov), Equity Strategy (Kingsmill Bond), Real estate (Julia Gordeyeva) and Oil & Gas (Oleg Maximov). Sberbank Investment Research analysts were recognized in each of 12 sector categories, including two nominations in the category Corporate Debt, where Alexander Kudrin took second place. Evgeny Gavrilenkov and Alexander Kudrin are two of only three market analysts who have been included in the ranking for 11 consecutive years; Evgeny Gavrilenkov secured the top ranking for the seventh consecutive time. In addition, Sberbank CIB took second place among the best sales teams in Russia and second place among the best trading teams in Russia.
Commenting on the award, Paolo Zaniboni, Head of Sberbank Investment Research, Managing Director, said: “Sberbank Investment Research has been consistently recognized in Institutional Investor’s All Russian rankings and this year’s results underline our expertise in providing Russian research and analysis. Benchmarks such as Institutional Investor rankings are an important acknowledgement and highlight the team’s dedication to generating independent and ideas-led research on unique Russian and CIS investment opportunities”.
Earlier this month at the unveiling of the Thomson Reuters Extel Survey results, Sberbank Investment Research was voted Russia’s Leading Brokerage Firm and Kingsmill Bond, Chief Strategist, took first place as the Leading Research Analyst for Russia. His colleagues, Andrew Keeley, Alex Fak, Oleg Maximov and Evgeny Gavrilenkov all took top ten places in the same category. Additionally, Sberbank Investment Research sector teams and individual analysts topped four sectors: Banks & other Financial, Economic & Macro, Equity Strategy, and Oil & Gas. Sberbank CIB was also ranked second in Equity Sales and third for Trading and Execution in the rankings for Russia.
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Sberbank Investment Research provides market leading equity and fixed income investment ideas as part of the Global Markets business of Sberbank CIB. Led by Paolo Zaniboni and supported by Alexander Kudrin, Head of Fixed Income Research, Managing Director, the department performs comprehensive analyses of the market and publishes analytical reports covering individual issuers and industry sectors for its institutional investor client base. The Economics Department, a separate division of Sberbank CIB, publishes monthly economic reports and the “Chief Economist’s View.” The division is headed by Evgeny Gavrilenkov, Chief Economist, Managing Director.
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