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UBS Tops Institutional Investor All-Europe Research Team survey for Seventh Consecutive Year

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UBS were top with a total of 33 ranked teams, three ahead of nearest competitor

Institutional Investor today announced the results of the All Europe Research Team survey and UBS has been ranked number one in research for the seventh year running. UBS were top with a total of 33 ranked teams, three ahead of the second placed institution. According to Institutional Investor, the results reflect the opinions of more than 1,600 money managers at roughly 550 institutions managing an estimated $5.5 trillion in European equities.

Nick Pink, UBS Head of European Equity Research said:

"We are delighted to win the Institutional Investor All Europe Research poll for the seventh year in a row. In an unbundled environment where clients can choose their research provider, this survey shows that UBS remains the supplier of choice. Many thanks to our key institutional clients who participated and congratulations to the 33 ranked teams in sector, macro and country research."

Paul Rix, UBS Global Head of Product Management for Equity Research commented:

"We are delighted that our value proposition of being the number one provider of ideas driven research continues to be recognised in this survey. In these difficult markets this recognition is appreciated and we thank our clients for their continued support."

UBS was ranked Top 3 in 22 sectors as follows:

First: Retailing/General, Household & Personal Care Products, Building & Construction, Autos & Auto Parts, Paper & Packaging, Metals & Mining, Chemicals, Business & Employment Services, Transport, Pan-European Small- & Midcap Stocks and Iberia.

Second: Tobacco, Utilities, Aerospace & Defence, Economics/Developed European Markets, Accounting & Valuation and Germany

Third: Luxury Goods, Biotechnology, Media, Quantitative Research and Switzerland

UBS were runners up in: Food Producers, Retailing/Food & Drug Chains, Oil & Gas, Property, Banks, Telecommunications Equipment, Specialty & Other Finance, Technology/Software, Equity Strategy/Developed European Markets, Insurance and Beverages.

Richard Morton
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