Equity Capital Markets

Thanks to Kepler Cheuvreux’s scale and independent status, it has been able to form separate strategic alliances in Equity Capital Markets with five of Europe’s leading banks: UniCredit, Crédit Agricole CIB and Rabobank, Swedbank (June 2017) and Belfius (November 2017). The bankers from UniCredit, Crédit Agricole CIB Rabobank, Swedbank and Belfius leverage their corporate lending relationships in order to originate ECM business. The role of Kepler Cheuvreux is to provide the research and distribution platform to support each group’s ECM business.

Kepler Cheuvreux’s strategic alliance with UniCredit, signed in November 2011, covers ECM business derived from Germany, Italy and Austria. Kepler Cheuvreux’s strategic alliance with Crédit Agricole CIB covers ECM business derived from France & Iberia. Kepler Cheuvreux’s strategic ECM partnership with Rabobank, signed in June 2016, covers ECM business derived from the Netherlands. The combination of Rabobank’s Food & Agri sector research and Kepler Cheuvreux’s Food & Agri stock coverage means that Kepler Cheuvreux has an enhanced offering in Food & Agri sector research. Swedbank’s area of ECM responsibility is the Nordic region. Belfius’ area of ECM responsibility is Belgium.