Thomson Reuters Corporation : Thomson Reuters Extel Survey 2013 Highlights
Excellence in Investor Relations
LONDON, 10 June, 2013 - Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of
intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the
leading Pan-European companies and professionals for Investor Relations (IR)
as voted for in the 40th Thomson Reuters Extel Survey.
The 2013 Thomson Reuters Extel Survey ran from 26 March to 3 May 2013 and
voting was primarily conducted online. The Survey reflects the contribution of
over 15,000 professionals from over 2,200 buy-side firms, more than 2,500
analysts from 250 brokerage firms/research houses and nearly 1,000 of Europe's
largest quoted companies worldwide. All data, votes received and methodology
applied were independently checked and verified by Deloitte.
The key winners in the 2013 Thomson Reuters Extel IR Survey are:
Leading Pan-European Quoted Company for IR: Allianz SE
Leading Pan-European IR Professional: Christian Becker-Hussong, Munich Re
Leading Pan-European CFO: Jonathan Symonds, Novartis AG
Leading Pan-European CEO: Chris Viehbacher, Sanofi
Leading UK Company for IR: Vodafone Group plc
"Over the decade Thomson Reuters Extel has been measuring excellence in
investor relations, the exceptional growth in voting and interest has
reflected the increasing importance of IR in the investment community. It is
clear companies are looking for transparent, independent benchmarks to help
them evaluate the success of their IR programmes," commented Steve Kelly,
managing director of Extel with Thomson Reuters.
The complete results cover 31 Pan-European industry sectors, all major
European countries and include extensive trend analysis on the growing
relevance of IR to the investment community.
To view the headline results visit www.extelsurveys.com (after 3.30pm BST
About Thomson Reuters Extel
Thomson Reuters Extel conducts market studies across all three sides of the
investment community throughout Europe and Asia, delivering a comprehensive
range of rankings, market trends and sentiment insights. Extel Europe is the
largest study of its kind worldwide, with over 15,000 participants from 74
countries casting more than 670,000 individual votes. All rankings in Extel
are based purely on weighted votes from the investment community. The scope
and branding of Extel is widely recognized by brokerage firms, asset managers
and corporates alike.
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