Contact PersonSudip Hazra
Head of ESG
DescriptionFormed by the merger of Kepler with CA Cheuvreux in April 2013, Kepler Cheuvreux is the leading local broker in Europe. The firm provides highly ranked equity research, sales, sales trading, trading, SmartConnect, ETFs and corporate brokerage to global institutional investors. Additionally, the firm provides Research & Execution services to the retail networks of the Crédit Agricole Group. Kepler Cheuvreux is a unique independent alternative to the Bulge Bracket firms due to its ‘Local insight, European scale’. Kepler Cheuvreux’s institutional clients benefit from best in class independent equity research, the broadest research footprint in European equities, a distribution platform which is tailored to their needs, outstanding SmartConnect, multi-local presence, innovative ECM partnerships and top ranked execution and market access.ApproachKepler Cheuvreux is a leading independent European financial services company specialized in advisory services and intermediation to the investment management industry. The foundation of the business is the Research product which is leveraged across all four business lines. Many of the original founders of Kepler are still in place and, during the course of various changes of ownership, they have helped to define the key Kepler characteristics: Independent, Research-focused, Entrepreneurial, Tailor-made solutions and open to Partnerships & Strategic Alliances. Equity research is a key driver of Kepler Cheuvreux's offering and the integration of ESG is central within this. As an independent financial services company the focus on ESG is part of the firm's DNA. ESG/ RI factors are included in research offering via comprehensive top down thematic reports, ESG integrated profiles, and tracker emails integrating both ESG team and sector analyst views, relevant third party findings (ie civil society) and data on ESG topics. As a broker a key value add is our ability to identify forward looking indicators in our research. We do so by leveraging the ESG teams thematic expertise and placing it alongside the sector analyst's deep familiarity with the sector outlook, business models and estimated performance of companies.