LONDON – Third Year In A Row For J.P. Morgan Asset Management In The Thomson Reuters Extel Europe Survey 2012

Jun 12, 2012

  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management wins best buyside firm for 3nd consecutive year
  • Peter Lawrence named Leading Fund Management Individual

London, 12 June 2012: J.P. Morgan Asset Management has been awarded Leading Fund Management Firm in the 2012 Thomson Reuters Extel Europe Survey for the third consecutive year.

Further to this outstanding achievement a J.P. Morgan Asset Management analyst was named the overall Leading Fund Management Individual for the sixth consecutive year. Top honours go this year to Peter Lawrence, an analyst in the European Equity, Research Driven Process team, who was also awarded this accolade in both 2008 and 2010.

Additionally, J.P. Morgan Asset Management was ranked top buyside firm in 22 of the 32 sectors surveyed with top ranking analysts from the London based Research Driven Process team in 16 sectors.

The 2012 Thomson Reuters Extel Survey reflects the contribution of over 2,250 buyside firms, 244 brokerage firms/research houses and 745 of Europe’s largest quoted companies worldwide. Voting was conducted primarily online and ran from 19 March to 4 May 2012.

Patrick Vermeulen, Head of European Equity Research Driven Process at J.P. Morgan Asset Management said, “This is another great achievement for us and we are delighted to have once again received both the top Thomson Reuters Extel buyside awards for the leading firm and individual. It is testament to the hard work and high level of service we strive to provide for our clients. These awards underscore our continued commitment to the provision of fundamental research to support J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s range of funds and it is extremely rewarding for the insight and strength of our Research Driven Process team to be endorsed in this way.”

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