INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR NAMES JPM AS BEST LATAM RESEARCH – Institutional Investor (II) have completed their survey for 2017 Latin-American sell-side Research, with J.P. Morgan topping the list for best regional product. JPM scored first place in the following sectors; Cement & Construction, Food & Beverages and Non-Bank Financials. Last years champions Itau BBA, has taken a tumble down to third place, with Bank of America Corp leap-frogging the Latin bank into second. In joint third position alongside Itau BBA, is BTG Pactual. Other stand out names such as UBS and Santander both climbed two positions to 5th and 6th respectively, and Morgan Stanley fell three spots to 9th place. #SpartanInternational