The Financial Mail has announced a new category to their annual Top Analyst Awards programme. The winner of the new category, Best Young Analyst, awarded for best equity research and best non- equity research, is being announced on 27 May 2015.
Previously called Ranking the Analyst, the Top Analyst Awards are known as the ‘Oscars’ of the financial industry and is sponsored by INET BFA in partnership research company Intellidex. Winners are awarded according to various measurement criteria and the Awards have become the benchmark of SA’s leading assessment of institutional stockbrokers.
“The research has become a benchmark of excellent in the financial industry, and we hope and trust it helps improve transparency and understanding of financial analysis,” says Financial Mail editor Tim Cohen.
The new Top Young Analyst category was introduced to recognise and award analysts under the age of 30. The introduction of the new category will allow young up and coming stars to be noticed in an industry of giants and highly experienced professionals.
A new ranking system will be introduced this year into the corporate access section and will see a total of 44 research sectors awarded as well as the highly coveted overall Top Analyst of the Year.
For the first time tickets will be on sale to attend the Awards ceremony at the Inanda Club in Sandton on 27 May 2015
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