INFINZ Research Rankings 2018

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Posted 18 May 2018

Top Rated Research Analysts

The annual INFINZ NZ Equity research rankings have again reinforced Forsyth Barr's standing as leaders in research, with more top rated research analysts than any other broking firm.

For the fifth consecutive year Forsyth Barr has been rated number one for strategy and quantitative research, and fourth year running rated number one in retail research. More broadly, Forsyth Barr ranked in the top three in 13 of the 16 research sectors judged. 

The INFINZ awards represent an independent benchmark assessment of the quality of research produced across the industry.

This year Forsyth Barr was rated first across six sectors as follows:

Strategy & Quantitative Research (fifth year running)
Matthew Leach and Brian Stewart 

Retail  (fourth year running)
Chelsea Leadbetter 

Matthew Henry      

Andy Bowley

Andrew Harvey-Green                                                  

Small Caps - the Full Forsyth Barr Research Team

In addition Forsyth Barr was also rated second in the following sectors:


Andrew Harvey-Green   

Chelsea Leadbetter 

Matthew Henry  

Hayden Strickett, Forsyth Barr 
Hayden Strickett  

Tourism and Entertainment  
Chelsea Leadbetter and Andy Bowley

Third place in the rankings were the Aged Care sector covered by Jeremy Simpson and our coverage of the Technology sector. 

This recognition of the quality of our research and the breadth of expertise reinforces Forsyth Barr’s reputation as one of New Zealand’s leading full-service investment firms.

This research informs the investment advice offered to our Wholesale and Institutional clients. Importantly, it also supports the investment strategies of our Retail clients. Whether you are looking to benefit from our Portfolio Service offerings or grow savings through the Summer KiwiSaver scheme and Forsyth Barr Investment Funds, please talk to an Authorised Financial Adviser to understand how your investment decisions can be supported by our investment expertise.

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