The 2016 All-Asia Sales Team


Morgan Stanley Repeats Atop All-Asia Sales Team Roster

The upper echelon of Institutional Investor’s All-Asia Sales Team roster is unchanged from last year, with Morgan Stanley in first place, Bank of America Merrill Lynch in second and UBS in third. Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank swap ranks, with the Swiss bank rising one rung to No. 4 and the German firm slipping one notch to No. 5.

A total of 50 firms make this year’s team (plus an additional 18 that receive an honorable mention). Click on the Leaders link in the navigation table at right to view the top ten. Data regarding ranked firms not appearing here are available from the Institutional Investor Research Group; for information please contact Esther Weisz at 212-224-3307 or

Each year II invites participants in the broader All-Asia Research Team survey to name up to four firms that they feel provide the best sales support. We received responses from more than 3,180 buy-side analysts and money managers at 1,025 firms that collectively manage some $1.6 trillion in Asia ex-Japan equity assets. Roughly 85 percent of the people who cast votes in the research team survey, representing 93 percent of the participating buy-side institutions, answered our question about the best sales teams.

For information about how we compiled this ranking, click on Methodology.

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