Renaissance Capital's focus on world-class fundamental equity research remains key to our success. 

Renaissance Capital has a top-ranked team of over 30 research analysts covering 300+ stocks across 25 countries with a market cap of > $1.8trn.

The matrix structure of the Firm’s global sector teams and local country specialists allows us to tailor research provision to individual client needs – whether pan-regional, sector-specific, or frontier market-focused.

Our unrivalled combination of global emerging and frontier markets reach, analytical rigour and in-depth country presence has kept us at the top of research rankings for over 15 years.

Latest awards:

  • Institutional Investor's (II) 2017 survey ranked Renaissance Capital’s team ninth in the overall EMEA research team ranking:
    • Renaissance Capital's utilities research team led by Vladimir Sklyar, Director, Utilities, was ranked No.1
    • The frontier markets team led by Charles Robertson, Global Chief Economist, and Daniel Salter, Head of Research, Eurasia, was ranked No. 3 in its respective category
    • The metals & mining team led by Johann Pretorius, Head of Research, Africa, the economics team led by Charles Robertson and the transportation team led by Alexander Kazbegi, Renaissance Capital’s leading telecoms & transportation analyst, finished as runner-up in the II survey.


  • In the 2017 Extel Survey, Charles Robertson, Renaissance Capital’s Global Chief Economist, was rated No.1 Frontier Markets Analyst, with Yvonne Mhango, the Firm’s Sub-Saharan Africa Economist, rated No.3, and Daniel Salter, Head of Research for Eurasia, No. 5. Oleg Kouzmin, Renaissance Capital’s Russia and CIS Economist, was rated No.3 in the Russia: Economics and Macro category.


  • In the 2017 Financial Mail awards, Renaissance Capital's African research team excelled in all sectors covered by the Firm in Africa, with a number of analysts achieving top positions:
    • #1 ranking: Brent Madel (Diversified Industrials), David Ferguson (Media) and Yvonne Mhango (Africa ex. SA Non-Equities)
    • #2 ranking: Francois du Toit (Insurance), Robyn Collins (Food Producers) and Brent Madel (Construction, Building Materials)
    • #3 ranking: Johann Pretorius (General Mining), Steven Friedman and Kabelo Moshesha (Small & Medium Cap Resources)
    • #4 ranking: Ilan Stermer (Banks)


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