Institutional Investor today released the results of its All-Japan Best Sales Force Rankings for 2007. Of 17 firms ranked, Nomura Securities maintains its first place position for the fourth straight year as UBS improves in rank to second place. Citigroup gains to earn a fifth place position and Deutsche Bank also makes a noticeable leap to seventh place.
The Japan Sales Team rankings are derived from the annual All-Japan Research Team survey. The sales portion of the survey also provides rankings across ten sales performance attributes as well as Most-Improved Firm.
The winners are as follows:
|2007 All-Japan Equity Sales Rankings|
|Best Overall Generalist Sales Force|
|Nomura Securities Co.|
|Daiwa Securities SMBC|
|Goldman Sachs (Japan)|
|Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co.|
|Morgan Stanley Japan|
|JPMorgan Securities Japan|
|Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Co.|
|CLSA Asia Pacific Markets|
|Macquarie Securities (Japan)|
|Lehman Brothers Japan|
|Shinko Securities Co.|
|KBC Securities Japan|
To determine the Best Generalist Sales Force, Institutional Investor surveyed Portfolio Managers, Buy-Side Analysts, Directors of Research, Chief Investment Officers and other investment management individuals at firms that manage Japanese equities. This years survey is based on the opinions of individuals at 134 firms both in Japan and abroad.
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