Extel Survey 2012 Results Announcement
We have announced the results of our 39th Extel Survey, displaying the leading Pan-European companies and professionals for Investor Relations.
The survey ran from 19 March to 4 May 2012 and voting was primarily conducted online. Our survey reflected the contribution of over 14,000 professionals from over 2,100 buyside firms, more than 2,500 analysts from 270 brokerage firms/research houses and nearly 800 of Europe’s largest quoted companies worldwide Some of the prestigious names, listed as winners, included UBS, JP Morgan AM and Tudor Capita.
Our survey also identified a number of industry trends, which include:
- Increasing spread of commissions across more research providers, with 475 different firms receiving nominations in Extel this year
- Primacy of ‘independent’ thinking in what the buy-side want from brokerage research
- Growth of one-on-one meetings with buy-side and divisional directors at companies
We also announced the results of our UK Small & Mid-Cap survey, representing the contributions of 350 buyside firms in the industry. That release can be seen here.
In total, over 450 awards were given to industry leaders across Europe, honoring equity, economics and strategy, and commodities market leaders. The ceremony was hosted by key members of the financial community throughout Europe, including our own Jim Smith.