AHL Research is the research platform of Arif Habib Limited, a market leader amongst sell-side brokerage houses of Pakistan. Over the years, the AHL Research department has been at the forefront of providing clients in-depth reports and analysis on major companies, sectors and the economy of Pakistan.
With a team of 8 analysts covering over 50 companies across 11 major sectors, i.e. over 70% of the KSE-100 Index free-float market cap, AHL Research has unmatched corporate access that spans over different sectors and especially KSE-100 stocks covered in FTSE and MSCI Indices. The coverage is backed by integrated and in-depth financial models along with detailed coverage initiations. Analysts follow a thematic research approach and regularly issue notes that cover sector / company alerts, company updates, model updates, and change in estimates while also maintaining frequent follow ups with companies’ management teams to obtain forward guidance from time to time through management meetings and calls.
The team not only covers qualitative research but also prepares notes on quantitative analysis (on demand) that help in investment idea generation, as it is given access to the best analytical tools available in terms of a dedicated Bloomberg terminal, subscription to exclusive industry data (local & international) and unparalleled access to industry experts that makes for in-depth and insightful analysis. The quality of services offered have been recognized and accorded various accolades and credentials including: Best Brokerage House (2017 & 2015) – The Asset magazine, and Best Research Analyst – Winner (2020) / Runner-up (2014) – CFA Society of Pakistan.