About Stifel Europe Equity Research, Sales & Trading
An experienced team of equity analysts, salespeople, and traders working together to provide timely, actionable information to clients throughout the UK and Europe
Stifel Europe delivers award-winning research and equity products to clients across the globe. Stifel Europe Equity Research works with Sales & Trading to create unique products and build lasting relationships. Additionally, at Stifel Europe, we leverage our Corporate Access and Investor Relations capabilities for our institutional clients in the UK, Europe, and North America. Our Equity Research and Sales & Trading teams are consistently ranked best in class, and their combined efforts produce high-quality research, thought leadership, and industry-leading products.Equity Research Login Learn more about our Global Equities Practice
Equity Research, Sales & Trading Capabilities
Stifel is the premier European convertible mid- cap and credit focused sales and trading franchise with more than $3 billion notional of convertibles traded in the last 12 months.
Stifel’s convertible business was established in 2009 and has one of the most experienced teams in the market. The team has deep relationships across regions with the key convertible bond fund and hedge fund portfolio managers in European convertible asset class. The platform focuses on trading issue sizes sub $400 million and all distressed and credit categorised issues. The business is supported by a credit focused daily sales commentary and a complimentary European wide Equity Research platform. The team also specialises in bespoke convertible bond issuance for mid-cap European companies. The team has issued more than $2 billion of CBS across five countries since its formation.
Corporate Access & Investor Relations
Stifel Europe hosts several client conferences and events throughout the year, attracting top institutional investors as well as leading companies across our sectors of focus.
Electronic Trading (SELECT)
Stifel is driving technology change across its institutional equities business.
SELECT gives institutional investors’ access to over 40 algorithmic trading strategies to execute orders electronically on UK, EU and US markets. Electronic trading is a vital part of the execution policy for many clients. Some of the largest global financial institutions and more than 100 wealth managers already use Stifel algorithms as part of their daily execution process.
In a crowded market, Stifel differentiates itself with customized dark block (LIS) trading strategies (SONIC) and unique access to liquidity opportunities across 50 execution venues plus Stifel retail flows. Stifel also differs in its consultative, full-service approach to electronic trading. Expert low touch sales traders support clients with access to in-house transaction cost (TCA) and venue analysis data. These produce actionable performance reports used to achieve the best possible execution outcomes for clients.
Our overall UK & European research offering, powered by a team of experienced analysts, provides exceptional insight on more than 850 large, mid, and small-cap stocks. This unique breadth of coverage is constantly monitored and expanded to meet our clients’ needs.
Stifel’s UK coverage is sector focused, with an emphasis on small and mid-cap stocks, and all of our established teams are top-10 ranked (Extel, 2019). Stifel Europe coverage is mostly generalist with an emphasis on Germany, Switzerland, France, and Italy.
Equity Sales & Trading
We have an experienced team of salespeople and traders working with our analysts to provide timely information to clients worldwide.
The institutional Equity Sales and Trading Group is responsible for delivering Stifel’s award-winning research, banking, corporate access, and other products to clients worldwide. Through our team of experienced professionals, we cover all major markets in Europe and North America. We place particular emphasis on differentiated, research-driven products, and pride ourselves on offering exceptional service with unparalleled value.
Conferences & Events
Stifel hosts several client conferences and events throughout the year, attracting top institutional investors as well as leading companies across our sectors of focus.
Awards & Recognition
Industry recognition for our outstanding work across Europe.
Refinitiv StarMine Analyst Awards
No. 1 rankings for Stock Picking and Earnings Estimating.
2020 II Survey
Ranked No. 2 Research Germany
No. 2 Research Switzerland
Recognizes Stifel Equity Sales Specialists for top European trade ideas.