This top performance confirms Exane BNPP’s position as the leading platform in European equities, following three consecutive #1 positions in the previous Extel Survey.
2020 has not been a normal year with lockdown disrupting the voting period and a completely different competitive landscape following the merger of the two major investor surveys (Institutional Investor & Extel). For the first time, every bank was focused on the same survey under a methodology which was primarily based on the previous II approach.
In the main categories, Exane BNP Paribas ranked:
#1 Developed Europe Industry Research (1st weighted by rankings and joint 1st on an unweighted basis)
#1 Developed Europe Research (1st weighted by rankings and joint 1st on an unweighted basis)
#1 Analyst-Based Leader (48 analysts ranked Top3 + RU*)
#1 Specialist Sales (29 positions as Top3 + RU)
#1 Sales Overall
#2 Corporate Access (from investors)
#1 Country Research o.w. #1 for France Overall Country Research
In Industry Research, Exane BNP Paribas ranked in 1st place in 15 of the 30 sectors and in the Top 3 in 24.