Renaissance Capital, the emerging markets investment bank, has placed first in Institutional Investor’s 2009 Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) research poll. The authoritative survey of buy-side investment professionals found that Renaissance Capital analysts are considered best-in-field in ten categories, with the next-best house securing two first-place rankings. Renaissance Capital’s team placed first in the following categories: EMEA Strategy; EMEA Macroeconomics; EMEA Oil and Gas; EMEA Financials; EMEA Metals and Mining; EMEA Telecoms; EMEA Utilities; EMEA Chemicals; Russia; and Ukraine. This is the seventh year in succession that Renaissance Capital’s team has been ranked first for Russia research.
Troika Dialog analysts placed 2nd for Russian market coverage and service according to Institutional Investor’s “2009 Emerging EMEA Research Team.” Paolo Zaniboni, Managing Director and head of Research at Troika Dialog, together with Troika Dialog’s Research Team and Chief Economist Evgeny Gavrilenkov, were awarded second place for Russian market coverage in Institutional Investor’s “2009 Emerging EMEA Research Team” ranking. In addition, Senior Analyst Oleg Maximov took second place for Oil and Gas coverage, while Evgeny Gavrilenkov also placed as a “Runner Up” on Economics in the emerging markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
To determine the winners in the “2009 Emerging EMEA Research Team” ranking, Institutional Investor distributed questionnaires to research divisions and investment executives in financial institutes across the world. Also included in the polling were institutional clients recommended by leading brokerage firms. In total, the ranking reflects the opinions of about 300 analysts and portfolio managers in 220 companies investing in emerging markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.