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2015 All-India Research Team: Key Facts and Figures

Who got the most votes? Which sector attracted the most attention? Read on!

Here are some of the key facts, figures and noteworthy results of the 2015 All-India Research Team survey, Institutional Investor’s exclusive annual ranking of the nation’s leading sell-side equity analysts.

Number of analysts on the team: 71

Number of firms they represent: 22

Number of analysts who meet the eligibility criteria: 153*

Number of firms they represent: 30*

(*Information about analysts who meet minimum-vote and other eligibility criteria but do not make the team — which is limited to the top three analysts or squads in each sector, plus runners-up where applicable — is available from the Institutional Investor Research Group. For information please contact Alyssa Walker at 212-224-3677 or awalker@iiresearchgroup.com.)

Number of participating buy-side individuals: 250

Number of participating buy-side institutions: 150

Total Indian equity assets under management of participating buy-side institutions: $20 billion

Most popular sectors as measured by number of voters**:

  • Financials (winner: Ashish Gupta, Credit Suisse)
  • Economics (Chetan Ahya, Morgan Stanley)
  • Autos & Auto Parts (Kapil Singh, Nomura)
  • Health Care & Pharmaceuticals (Anubhav Aggarwal, Credit Suisse)
  • Capital Goods (Venugopal Garre, Barclays)

Most popular sectors as measured by number of votes**:

  • Financials (winner: Ashish Gupta, Credit Suisse)
  • Economics (Chetan Ahya, Morgan Stanley)
  • Health Care & Pharmaceuticals (Anubhav Aggarwal, Credit Suisse)
  • Autos & Auto Parts (Kapil Singh, Nomura)
  • Capital Goods (Venugopal Garre, Barclays)

(**Survey participants may name up to four analysts per sector.)

Most popular researchers (as measured by votes cast in each sector):

  • Chetan Ahya of Morgan Stanley, Economics
  • Anubhav Aggarwal of Credit Suisse, Health Care & Pharmaceuticals
  • Suresh Ganapathy of Macquarie Capital Securities, Financials†
  • Ashish Gupta of Credit Suisse, Financials
  • Sonal Varma of Nomura, Economics

(†Votes are weighted by place awarded — first, second, third or fourth — and Indian equity assets under management of the participating buy-side institution, which is why an analyst with more votes may rank below someone with a higher weighted score. For more information see Methodology.)

Analysts making their first appearances in first place:

  • Ashish Gupta of Credit Suisse, Financials
  • Neelkanth Mishra of Credit Suisse, Basic Materials and Portfolio Strategy
  • Amit Rustagi of Antique Stock Broking, Oil & Gas
  • Kawaljeet Saluja of Kotak Securities, Information Technology
  • Samar Sarda of Kotak Securities, Real Estate
  • Kapil Singh of Nomura, Autos & Auto Partss
  • Sunil Tirumalai of Credit Suisse, Telecommunications

Researchers who capture first place in more than one sector:

  • Manoj Menon of Deutsche Bank:
    • Consumer/Discretionary
    • Consumer/Staples
  • Neelkanth Mishra of Credit Suisse:
    • Basic Materials
    • Portfolio Strategy

Other analysts who appear in multiple sectors:

  • Sameer Baisiwala of Morgan Stanley:
    • Health Care & Pharmaceuticals (No. 2)
    • Real Estate (No. 2)
  • Rohit Chordia of Kotak Securities:
    • Consumer/Discretionary (runner-up)
    • Consumer/Staples (No. 3)
    • Telecommunications (No. 2)
  • Vivek Maheshwari of CLSA:
    • Consumer/Discretionary (No. 3)
    • Consumer/Staples (runner-up)
    • Portfolio Strategy (runner-up)
  • Arnab Mitra of Credit Suisse:
    • Consumer/Discretionary (runner-up)
    • Consumer/Staples (No. 2)

Number of analysts making their first appearance on the team: 15 (the full list can be found here)

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