KUWAIT: KAMCO Investment Company, a leading investment company with one of the largest AUMs in the region, won the “Best Investment Research Company, Kuwait” award for 2017 from World Finance. The Investment Research Department at KAMCO has succeeded in maintaining its thought leadership position in Kuwait and continues to solidify its reputation as one of the premier investment research houses in the GCC.
KAMCO was picked for the prestigious award, by the World Finance panel, based on set criteria ranked across top research houses in Kuwait, which include qualitative and quantitative parameters that are considered significant in the field of Investment Research. The prestigious title is a testament to KAMCO’s comprehensive research offering, as the research desk publishes a number of reports across asset classes, analyzing fundamental and technical parameters, assisting investors to make informed investment decisions. The firm also provides commentary on significant global and regional economic events, and publishes a house view on the market implications of such events.
Commenting on the award, Faisal Hasan, Head of Investment Research at KAMCO, said, “We would like to thank the World Finance team for acknowledging KAMCO as the best investment research company in Kuwait. Our dedicated team of research analysts are constantly looking for ideas and themes to reassess future market trends and provide basis for our agile economic, sector and investment framework. As a market thought leader in Kuwait, we are cognizant of our responsibility in driving investment research in-line with global standards, and making informed investment decisions by providing relevant forward looking data-centric and qualitative analyses. We remain focused on deepening our market presence regionally, as we provide our research expertize and collaborate with strategic organizations and industry associations.”
He added that KAMCO’s research views are often sourced by the media, and that the readership base is growing internationally, even as the firm’s research is available on leading industry platforms such as Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, S&P Capital IQ and Factset.
Hasan further said, “We will continue to expand our research offering going forward and look for research products across asset classes that our clients and market participants require for their decision making, and will also further KAMCO’s brand equity within the industry in the region.”
The World Finance Investment Management Awards offers keen insight into investment management firms that have managed to maintain their success, even as the industry transforms around them. The awards panel scoured the industry from one corner of the globe to the next, while also responding to feedback from readers, to offer a truly global view of the brightest names in investment management today.