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Credit Suisse Creates the Securities Research & Analytics Department

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Credit Suisse Creates the Securities Research & Analytics Department11:51 EST Wednesday, February 29, 2012NEW YORK, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Suisse today announced the creation of an integrated Securities Research & Analytics Department in the Investment Banking division, aligning the Bank's global expertise across three areas: Equity Research, Fixed Income & Economic Research, and HOLT. Stefano Natella and Eric Miller will serve as Co-Heads of Securities Research & Analytics. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091204/CSLOGO)Building on the success of Credit Suisse's Equity and Fixed Income & Economic Research franchises, the Securities Research & Analytics Department will strategically align the Bank's research capabilities to encourage collaboration and the creation of cross-asset product offerings. The new structure will provide clients with seamless access to the Bank's global thought leadership across the full spectrum of asset classes. Clients will also benefit from coordinated access to Credit Suisse's market-leading data and analytics toolkit."The banking industry is in a content-driven cycle and the winners will be firms that offer a superior and differentiated product," said Timothy O'Hara, Co-Head of Global Securities. "In the current capital constrained environment, it is more important than ever to provide our clients with original and unique content.""We will preserve the strength of our Equity and Fixed Income research franchises, while expanding our products and services to meet clients' evolving demands. This will include bringing together all of our market-leading analytical tools, including HOLT, which will maintain its independence and objectivity," said Mr. Miller. Mr. Natella added: "We are confident that this new structure will allow us to provide the best possible investment intelligence for our clients, leveraging our proprietary content and insights across industries and capital structures."For more information about Credit Suisse's Securities Research & Analytics Department please go to: Equity and Fixed Income Research: https://www.credit-suisse.com/investment_banking/research/en/  HOLT: https://www.credit-suisse.com/investment_banking/holt/en/Credit Suisse AGCredit Suisse AG is one of the world's leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies (referred to here as 'Credit Suisse'). As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse offers clients its combined expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management. Credit Suisse provides advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally, as well as to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The group employs approximately 49,700 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse's parent company, Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.Investment BankingIn its Investment Banking business, Credit Suisse offers securities products and financial advisory services to users and suppliers of capital around the world. Operating in 57 locations across 30 countries, Credit Suisse is active across the full spectrum of financial services products including debt and equity underwriting, sales and trading, mergers and acquisitions, investment research, and correspondent and prime brokerage services. SOURCE Credit Suisse AGFor further information: Press, Perrin Wheeler (US), Credit Suisse +1-212-325-8978, perrin.wheeler@credit-suisse.com, or Sofia Rehman (Europe), Credit Suisse +44-207883-7373, sofia.rehman@credit-suisse.com, or Adam Harper (APAC), Credit Suisse +852-2101-6139, adam.harper@credit-suisse.com