Institutional Investor Names Deutsche Bank Europe's Best Brokerage for 2012

Exane BNP Paribas, Kempen & Co., SEB Enskilda Are Among the Regional Winners

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Mar 7, 2012) - Deutsche Bank captures first place in Institutional Investor's inaugural ranking of Europe's Best Brokerages. J.P. Morgan Cazenove comes in second, followed by the London-based operations of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in third.

Complete survey results can be found at

The Best Brokerages ranking reflects the performance of sell-side firms across all four of Institutional Investor's All-Europe survey platforms: the equity-based All-Europe Research Team, All-Europe Sales Team, All-Europe Trading Team and All-Europe Fixed-Income Research Team. Firms must meet minimum-vote and other eligibility requirements to appear in II's rankings; results of the four surveys were retabulated to determine the brokerage winners.

When these aggregated totals are further screened by the country in which each firm is domiciled, Deutsche Bank is deemed Germany's Best Brokerage and J.P. Morgan Cazenove is the U.K.'s Best Brokerage.

Other winners in this category include Exane BNP Paribas (France's Best Brokerage), Kempen & Co. (the Netherlands' Best Brokerage), Santander Investment Bolsa (Iberia's Best Brokerage), SEB Enskilda (Nordic Countries' Best Brokerage) and UBS (Switzerland's Best Brokerage). For the purposes of this ranking, global banks headquartered outside Europe are considered domiciled in the country in which their primary European operations are based.

Complete survey results can be found at
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