Baader Helvea, Bank Vontobel and Zürcher Kantonalbank are three outstanding experts acting as partners for
the Research Reports. They are complemented by the prestigious company Morningstar, which is responsible for
preparing the factsheets.
Baader Helvea is part of the Baader Bank Group, one
of the leading family-run full-service investment banks serving customers across the German-speaking region.
Its staff of approximately 450 people, located in Munich, Frankfurt, Zurich, Stuttgart, Dusseldorf, London,
New York, Boston and Montreal, support customers and their needs across the business areas of Market Making,
Capital Markets, Institutional Brokerage, Asset Management Services, Banking Services and Research.
Vontobel's mission is to protect and build the wealth of its
clients. Over 1'500 employees worldwide provide first-rate, customised services for clients with an
international focus. Specializing in active asset management and tailor-made investment solutions Vontobel provides
responsible and forward-looking advice. The Vontobel families stood for generations with their name for Swiss
quality and performance standards.
Zürcher Kantonalbank is a leading universal bank in the Zurich
economic area with Swiss roots and international reach. It is an independent public-law institution owned by the
canton of Zurich and has received top ratings from the rating agencies Standard & Poor's, Moody's and Fitch
(AAA/Aaa). With more than 5'000 employees, Zürcher Kantonalbank offers its clients a comprehensive
range of products and services. With its Swisscanto Invest brand, the Zürcher Kantonalbank group is one of
Switzerland's largest fund providers.
Morningstar is a leading provider of independent investment analyses.
We offer an extensive line of Internet, software and print-based products to individual investors, financial
advisors and institutional investors. Morningstar is a trusted source of insightful information on stocks, mutual
funds, ETFs, hedge funds and many other investment products. With operations in 27 countries, we currently provide
data on some 530'000 investment products.