Excellence in the financial industry was celebrated at the prestigious event, the Financial Mail Top Analyst Awards, on the 29th of May 2018.
The Avior Team was present to congratulate one another. Peers ranked against included the likes of UBS, Deutsche, JP Morgan and RMB Morgan Stanley.
Winning analysts included Warwick Bam who won the Young Analyst of The Year award in the equities category for his paper on Discovery Ltd: The Shared Value of New Business. Jenny Henry, who co-ordinated the judging this year on behalf of the CFA Society of SA said that the top analysts “displayed immense understanding of the various components chosen. These analysts went out of their way to explain various drivers and catalysts of both the industries and the companies. They were also specific in understanding the drivers of each company’s division and were able to translate these into meaningful valuations” (Source: FM Ranking the Analysts, p.12-13).
|#1||Young Analyst of The Year: Equities||Warwick Bam|
|#5||Credit Analysis||Rene Prinsloo and Petrus Bosman|
|#1||General Financial||David Talpert and Harry Botha|
|#3||Food Producers||Jiten Bechoo and Deidre Scholtz|
|#1||Hotels, Travel & Leisure||Janine van Wyk|
|#2||Investment Companies||Charl Wolmarans and Atiyyah Vawda|
|#1||Derivatives Award||Petrus Bosman, Shivaan Gurayah and Mark Sarembock|
|#4||Computing and Electronics||Garth Arenz|
|#1||ESG Award||Mark Hodgson|
|#1||Financial and Industrial Small and Medium Market Cap Companies||Mpho Mokotso and Roelof Brand|
|#6||Fixed Interest||Rene Prinsloo and Petrus Bosman|
|#4||Forestry and Paper||Wade Napier|
|#3||Household Good Retailers||Mark Hodgson|
|#6||Industrial metals||Wade Napier|
|#6 (unweighted)||Luxury Goods||Atiyyah Vawda|
|#4||Media||Kevin Mattison and Charl Wolmarans|
|#4||Quantitative Analysis||Petrus Bosman, Warrick Erlank and Mark Sarembock|
|#2||Real Estate||Imdaad Nana|
|#2||Risk Management||Petrus Bosman|
The Avior team in attendance on the day
For a breakdown of the 2017 FM Awards rankings click here.