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Offering objective analysis and access to company management teams across every sector of the market, investors trust us to help them make informed investment decisions. With a 15-strong team of experienced analysts and a dedicated investor engagement team, we ensure that the companies we promote are known and understood by the widest spectrum of potential shareholders – from institutional asset owners and wealth managers down to family offices and retail investors.

Ian Poulter

Head of Research

Financial Services

Ian has over 20 years’ equity research experience as a Financials analyst, covering both UK and European banks, as well as specialist lending companies, wealth and asset managers.  He has held senior research positions at Canaccord, Williams de Broë and Yamaichi Securities, where he was Head of Research.  Ian has worked at Progressive since it was founded, in 2012. He is Head of Research as well as having responsibility for Financials coverage.

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