Davy has been voted Ireland’s No 1 brokerage in the Thomson Reuters Extel Pan-European Survey 2012.
The survey is considered the leading benchmark for excellence in investment banking and is the largest professional investment opinion assessment in the world.
The firm also took the No 1 slot in the key category of Ireland Equity Sales. Tim Cahill (Construction & Building Materials) and Stephen Furlong (Transport) had impressive individual performances at a Pan-European level achieving top-10 analyst rankings in their respective sectors.
The 2012 Thomson Reuters Extel Survey ran from 19 March to 4 May 2012. It reflects the contribution of over 2,100 buy-side firms, 2,500 analysts from 270 brokerage firms/research houses and nearly 800 of Europe’s largest quoted companies worldwide – over 14,000 individual voters in total, casting over 950,000 votes. All data, votes received and methodology applied were independently checked and verified by Deloitte.
Commenting, Barry Dixon, Head of Research at Davy, said: “We are delighted to maintain our position as Ireland’s leading brokerage and by our performance in a Pan-European sector context.”