Intesa Sanpaolo is confirmed first in Europe for relations with institutional investors and financial analysts and for ESG aspects, according to the 2023 ranking by the specialized research firm Institutional Investor.
In the European banking sector, Carlo Messina is the Best CEO for the sixth year since the ranking was introduced eight years ago, which takes into account the votes of both institutional investors and financial analysts.
The Board of Directors of Intesa Sanpaolo placed first among European banks, for the second year, in a new ranking introduced last year.
Stefano Del Punta is Best CFO for the seventh year; the Investor Relations team, led by Marco Delfrate and Andrea Tamagnini, was ranked best for the sixth year; Marco Delfrate is first in the ranking dedicated to Investor Relations Professionals, for the sixth year; Intesa Sanpaolo also ranked first for ESG aspects among European banks for the fourth year.
The awards assigned by Institutional Investor – which are based on a broad survey conducted among more than 1,600 institutional investors and financial analysts – underline the strong appreciation by the international community for an Italian excellence with an international vocation and significant focus on sustainability. They also recognize the quality of the Group’s CEO and management team, who have long been regarded at the top in Europe by investors and financial analysts.
Institutional Investor is an independent research provider that for the past 50 years has enjoyed a strong reputation among institutional investors and financial analysts.
“The financial community’s continued recognition - once again ranking us at the top in Europe - is a source of great pride for everyone at Intesa Sanpaolo. Investors and analysts appreciate our ability to deliver strong and sustainable results and to realize innovative projects that translate into significant value creation and distribution, along with our great sensitivity to ESG issues. This is all thanks to a clear industrial vision, a very strong and cohesive management team and the commitment of our 100,000 people, who have my deepest gratitude. We believe that transparency and responsible financial communications are a vital part of the ongoing dialogue with all our stakeholders”, said Carlo Messina, CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo.