This was the latest edition of one of the major awards events in European management. The results of the 41st edition of the Extel Awards - a survey in which more than 20,000 investment experts in Europe participate, representing over one million individual votes - were announced yesterday.
Besides the individual professionals, the national entities are also voted in Extel Awards' survey. Haitong Asset Management came up in 3rd place in this year's ranking.
Looking at the Portuguese market, 17 professionals from Portuguese organisations or organisations based in Portugal came up amongst the most voted. Of these, 13 saw their name in the ranking for the first time.
The top three closes with a sharp rise from 2015 to 2016. We are speaking about Gonçalo Pestana, from Haitong Asset Management, who achieved 3rd position.
Haitong Asset Management, along with BPI Gestão e Activos and Caixa Gestão de Activos were the Portuguese firms that placed the highest number of professionals in Excel's ranking: four each.
Check the full list here (only available in portuguese).