Total appearances: 10
Team debut: 1997
Angello Chan leads his ten-strong Bank of America Merrill Lynch crew to its third consecutive No. 3 finish on this lineup. The team he directs with Chi Hung (Raymond) Ngai in covering Hong Kong shares earns second place on that roster again this year. Chan, 50, and his colleagues in this sector report on 50 regional power players, impressing investors with their stock-picking prowess and tracking of companies on which few firms report. Overall, these researchers are constructive on utilities and clean energy stocks, favoring both growth and value stocks. In our view, the major challenge will be potential competition, the Hong Kongbased leader says. They continue to highlight Chinas dominance in nuclear power usage, as well as its impressive expansion of installed capacity in that industry, and believe that growth of renewable energy capacity will beat expectations.