ODDO SEYDLER wins multiple StarMine - Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards

Frankfurt am Main, 20 May 2016 – The analysts of ODDO SEYDLER BANK AG were once again honoured at this year's Thomas Reuters Analyst Awards for their outstanding work in stock rating. ODDO SEYDLER experts achieved top rankings in seven categories. As a result ODDO SEYDLER advanced to the number 2 position among the best brokers for German shares. The StarMine - Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards are regarded as one of the best barometers for the accuracy and quality of sell-side analysts.


The accolades recognised the stock-picking performance of the analysts at ODDO SEYDLER in the European and German regions. Ivo Višić took first place in the overall ranking of German analysts.

The following analysts all came first in their specific sector categories for the Europe region:
- Veysel Taze, Technology Hardware,
- Christophe Chaput, Business & Consumer Services,
- Ivo Višić, Financial Services,
- Marcus Silbe, Media.


In addition, the achievements of Felix Parmantier in the real estate sector were honoured with second place in that category. Among the best German stock pickers in the health care sector, Igor Kim also earned second place.


The Thomson Reuters subsidiary StarMine presents the Analyst Awards for individual regions and sectors and for earnings estimates and stock picking. The measurement methods are widely regarded as being very rigorous and measure the performance of the analysts based on the returns of their buy/sell recommendations relative to the respective industry benchmark.


"We are proud of the renewed accolades we have received and are particularly pleased about the large number of individual prizes we have won. The fact that our analysts are also proving to be outstandingly accurate in the current volatile market environment once again shows the high quality of work at our company," says René Parmantier, CEO of ODDO SEYDLER. "We benefit as a Group from the expertise on the French and German sides. The top results are the product of successful cooperation."


"Our performance as one of the best brokerage houses for German stocks has now also been confirmed by a neutral third party. This demonstrates the success of our concept of German-French mergers and collaboration," adds Nicolas Wirz, Managing Director of ODDO SECURITIES.

About ODDO SEYDLER BANK AG – Your partner for the SME sector

ODDO SEYDLER BANK is a securities trading house and is active in the capital market business mainly in three sectors: in equity and bond trading, as a designated sponsor in market making and as a specialist in floor trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The company advises German small and medium-sized companies in all capital-related projects, particularly in the fields of investment banking, asset management, financial analysis, the structuring of corporate bonds, promissory notes, converti-bles, initial public offerings (IPOs) and capital increases.


ODDO SEYDLER BANK AG is a wholly owned subsidiary of the French private bank Oddo & Cie, Paris. Oddo & Cie was founded in 1849 and currently employs a staff of 2,500 (1,400 of these in Ger-many and 1,000 in France) in the areas of investment banking, asset management, equities and bond trading, financial analysis and private banking. The bank has branches in Europe, the USA and Asia. The company has assets under management amounting to 100 billion euros. In terms of its ownership structure, the Oddo family holds 60 percent of the Oddo & Cie equity capital totalling over 740 million and the employees around 30 percent.


Further information about the Oddo Group is available at www.oddoseydler.de and www.oddo.eu


Dr. Ralf Witzler Tel: +49 (0) 69 / 944180-50 E-mail: Ralf.Witzler@newmark.de