SOURCE: Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor

February 03, 2015 02:00 ET

Institutional Investor Unveils Ranking of Europe's Best Credit Researchers

Analysts Mentioned Most Frequently Hail From Bank of America Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 3, 2015) - Winners of the All-Europe Fixed-Income Research Team, Institutional Investor's annual ranking of the region's best credit analysts as determined by the world's leading money managers, have just been announced. Bank of America Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan are each represented in 14 of the survey's 18 sectors.

Complete results can be found at

A total of 11 firms are featured in this year's results, including previously unranked Natixis.

Deutsche Bank's James Reid leads teams that capture first place in two categories, Fixed-Income Strategy and High-Yield Strategy, and second place in a third, Investment-Grade Strategy.

Other analysts whose teams appear in multiple sectors are:

  • Barnaby Martin and Navaan Ty, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

  • Christophe Boulanger, Karine Elias, Darren Hook, and Thomas Southon, Barclays

  • Matthew King, Citi

  • Richard Phelan, Deutsche Bank

  • Saul Doctor, J.P. Morgan

  • Andrew Sheets, Morgan Stanley

  • Albert Gallo and Andrew Roberts, Royal Bank of Scotland

  • Sven Kreitmair, UniCredit

In addition, teams led or co-led by 54 other researchers have also made the cut this year.

The 2015 All-Europe Fixed-Income Research Team reflects the opinions of more than 740 investment professionals at some 370 buy-side institutions that collectively manage roughly $6.3 trillion in European fixed-income assets.

For more information, contact Alyssa Walker at or (212) 224-3677.

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