Best Banks & Financial Rankings
Although 2016’s frothy market didn’t repeat, regional M&A advisors in the US aren’t complaining about 2017.
Energy was a major component of deals this year—both fossil fuels and renewables. Green energy also made a big splash, as did one of the largest foreign direct investments into India.
Is low volatility gone, or will it continue in 2018? Winners in the Derivatives categories are hedging their bets on which way the volatility pendulum swings in order to stay ahead of the game.
Economic and political factors could force companies to put acquisition plans on hold, making for an unpredictable 2018. But this year’s Best M&A Bank winners are still optimistic about future growth prospects.
Good fundamentals and political uncertainty present opportunities for savvy underwriters, despite rising interest rates.
More platforms and more interfaces yield more complexity for Scandanavian treasury officers.
Providers have to deal with issues both big and small with firms both big and small.
Innovation drives the category as bank/non-bank distinctions blur.
Ever-changing political and economic environments keep cash management professionals agile.
Newer market economies face issues of smaller scale and a wider array of currencies than their western counterparts.
New realities require a new category to recognize firms advancing treasury and cash management solutions.
News-heavy year required flexibility in cash management solutions.
Vendors guide corporate clients through increasingly frictionless—though initially disorienting—new platforms.