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Meet some of our industry-leading analysts. We respectfully ask for your support in recognizing them and other BofA analysts in the Institutional Investor All-America Research Survey.

Koji Ikeda

Senior Research Analyst

Small & Mid Cap Enterprise Software

Koji Ikeda covers SMID enterprise software, which includes front- and back-office applications, as well as infrastructure and vertical software. Koji is known for primers and white papers on complex software categories, survey-driven research reports, thorough models with detailed revenue drivers, and deep dives into SMID cap enterprise software stocks.


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Software - 2023 Year Ahead: A Tale of Two Halves

Determining SVB fallout exposure to the Software group

Early champion of the emerging DevSecOps and Product Led Growth software categories, building mindshare with primers and surveys.

Brad Sills

Senior Research Analyst

Large Cap Enterprise Software

Brad Sills covers server and enterprise software. Brad is known for leveraging an extensive network of software channel partners to identify key demand trends and for managing detailed bottom-up models and deep valuation work. Sills was II ranked for SMID software in 2020.


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Software - 2023 Year Ahead: A Tale of Two Halves

Rainy days on this bus tour

Created proprietary 4M framework (Market opportunity, Moat, Margin and Management) to spot industry winners.

Liz Suzuki

Senior Research Analyst

U.S. Retailing – Broadlines & Hardlines

Liz Suzuki covers retailers and service providers in the auto aftermarket, home improvement, furnishings and specialty categories. Liz is known for data-driven research, collaboration across sectors and assets, and deep dives into under-covered small-cap stocks. Prior to leading the Hardlines team, she spent 10 years on the U.S. Autos research team with John Murphy, starting in 2007.


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RENO Barometer – transitory clouds rolling in

The Home Work Survey

First published the RENO Barometer, a proprietary indicator of home improvement retail demand, in 2018.

Lawson Winder

Senior Research Analyst

Metals & Mining

Lawson Winder covers North American precious metals, base metals and steel, as well as the global uranium and rare earth sectors. Lawson publishes North American Precious Metals Weekly, backed by a comprehensive database of historical transactions. His recent U.S. Steel launch included a must-read deep dive on the industry.


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North American Precious Metals Weekly

Key takeaways from U.S. steel market outlook call

Launched BofA’s Global Uranium periodic report in 2019 and has since been a leading uranium sector voice on Wall Street.

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