CLSA Ranked Second for “Best Regional Brokerages” in Asiamoney Brokers Poll 2022


Hong Kong – 9 December 2022: CLSA has been ranked second overall in the Asiamoney Brokers Poll 2022 Best Regional Brokerages category (Asia ex Australia & Japan), taking second place in three subcategories; Best Regional Brokerages, Best Regional Brokerages for Research, and Best Regional Brokerages for Sales. CLSA also secured 54 No.1 positions across all markets and sectors in the poll. The result is a testament to the depth and breadth of CLSA’s research, top-notch sales service, and world-class trading and execution capabilities.

In a year characterised by global uncertainties, institutional investors continued to value research produced by CLSA’s award-winning analysts across different sectors, countries and regions. This year’s winning analysts included: Laurence Balanco, No.1 Best regional quantitative/technical analysts; Eric Fishwick, Best economist in Australia, and Nicholas Smith, Best strategist in Japan.

CLSA continues to put clients first and has expand its best-in-class sales and execution capabilities. This year, the firm maintained second position in Best Regional Brokerages for Sales (Asia ex Australia & Japan), along with No.1 Best Brokerages for Sales in Australia and Philippines. ESG remains high on the agenda of global investors’, and CLSA made further inroads into increasing the provision of leading ESG research, winning No.1 Best Brokerages for ESG Research in Indonesia and No.3 Best Brokerages for ESG Research in Malaysia.

Matthew Overy, Deputy Head of Research and Chief Operating Officer at CLSA, commented: “It is inspiring to see CLSA continues to have had enduring success in the Asiamoney Brokers Poll over many years. For over two decades CLSA has consistently ranked in the top three across research and sales, which is an outstanding record especially when you look at the degree of change Asia has gone through during that time. Looking forward, we will remain our own harshest critics, relentlessly look for ways to improve, and further leverage our parent company CITIC Securities’ onshore franchise to unlock opportunities each and every day for our clients globally.”

For the full list of awards please click:



About CLSA Limited

CLSA, CITIC Securities’ international platform, provides global investors and corporate executives with insights, liquidity and capital to drive their growth strategies.

Award-winning research, an extensive Asia footprint, direct links to China and highly experienced finance professionals differentiate our innovative products and services in asset management, corporate finance, equity and debt capital markets, securities and wealth management.

As part of CITIC Securities (SSE: 600030, SEHK: 6030), China’s leading investment bank, CLSA is uniquely positioned to facilitate cross-border capital flows and connect China to the world and the world to China.

CLSA operates from 13 countries across Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas. For further information, please visit

Media Contacts

Peter Joblin
Director of Communications, CLSA
T: +852 2600 8046


Lizzie Wang
Senior Communications Specialist, CLSA
T: +852 2600 8459