2015 All-China Research Team Welcomes 25 Newcomers
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2015 All-China Research Team Welcomes 25 Newcomers


Morgan Stanley lays claim to the highest number of previously unranked analysts, with five.

Nearly one quarter of the analysts who have been voted onto Institutional Investor’s 2015 All-China Research Team — 25 out of 101 — are appearing for the first time. That figure includes two individuals who debut atop their respective sectors. Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Yuanyuan (Tina) Long shoots straight in to first place in Consumer/Nondiscretionary, while Hong Liang of China International Capital Corp. is No. 1 in Economics.

These fresh faces hail from 13 firms. Morgan Stanley is home to the highest number, with five, followed by UBS, with four.

Here is the full list of analysts marking their first appearances on the All-China Research Team:

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

• Po-Kai (Allen) Chang, Technology (third place)

• Yuanyuan (Tina) Long, Consumer/Nondiscretionary (first place)


• Yik Wah (Alicia) Yap, Internet (runner-up)

China International Capital Corp.

• Yan Chen, Metals & Mining (runner-up)

• Hong Liang, Economics (first place)

Citic Securities

• Ziqin Shao, Insurance (runner-up)


• Heung Yik (Elinor) Leung, Internet (runner-up)

Credit Suisse

• Arjan Van Veen, Insurance (third place)

• Zhiran (Evan) Zhou, Internet (runner-up)

Deutsche Bank

• Yuanyuan (Vivian) Hao, Internet (runner-up)

• Zhiwei Zhang, Economics (runner-up)

Goldman Sachs (Asia)

• Mengxi (Mancy) Sun, Insurance (runner-up)


• Shengshen (Baron) Nie, Insurance (runner-up)

Macquarie Capital Securities

• Weijun (Larry) Hu, Economics (runner-up)

J.P. Morgan

• Myungwook Kim, Insurance (runner-up)

• Cheng (Alex) Yao, Internet (runner-up)

Morgan Stanley

• Youjue (Yolanda) Hu, Health Care (runner-up)

• Wei (Jenny) Jiang, Insurance (third place)

• Kevin Luo, Industrials (third place)

• Hoi Kit (Gary) Yu, Telecommunications (runner-up)

• Rachel Zhang, Basic Materials (third place) and Metals & Mining (second place)


• Peter Gastreich, Energy (runner-up)

• Arthur Hsieh, Technology (runner-up)

• Spencer Leung, Consumer/Discretionary (runner-up)

• Yang Luo, Basic Materials (runner-up)

The 2015 All-China Research Team is based on responses from nearly 790 investment professionals at more than 400 institutions that collectively manage an estimated $595 billion in Chinese equities.


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