SEB Enskilda Equities - Best Stock broker in Sweden 2008 in the Prospera survey
SEB Enskilda Equities has regained the position as sole No 1 in the annual Prospera survey as most appreciated and largest stock broker in Sweden ahead of Handelsbanken as No 2, Carnegie as No 3, ABG Sundal Collier as No 4 and Öhman as No 5. Last year, the No 1 position was shared by Carnegie, Handelsbanken and SEB Enskilda Equities.
According to the Prospera survey, SEB Enskilda's strengths are back office quality, periodic research, company presentations as well as sales' personal contacts and client familiarity, supply of business ideas and market information support.
This year's survey top ranks SEB Enskilda in Swedish research for macro, strategy, banking & insurance, engineering and forestry and SEB Enskilda is found among the top three in all 14 sectors/areas, a ranking improvement in eight sectors.
SEB Enskilda Equities market share in value is estimated to be 17 percent among Swedish institutions, equivalent to the No 1 position.
The survey was based on interviews with portfolio managers, dealers and institutions during the period October 3 to November 18, 2008.
SEB is a North European financial group serving some 400,000 corporate customers and institutions and five million private individuals. SEB offers universal banking services in Sweden, Germany and the Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. It also has local presence in the other Nordic countries, Poland, Ukraine and Russia and a global presence through its international network in another ten countries. On 30 September 2008, the Group's total assets amounted to SEK 2,416bn (~EUR 237bn) while its assets under management totalled SEK 1,244bn (~EUR 122bn).The Group has about 22,000 employees. Read more about SEB at www.sebgroup.com.
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