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Best Investment Banks 2010: Deals of the Year

DEALS OF THE YEAR   Equity Deal Lloyds Banking Group's $22.5 billion rights issue Lead underwriters: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, UBS Investment Bank, Citi, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and J.P. Morgan Cazenove In November 2009 UK-based Lloyds Banking Group's record ...

Best Investment Banks 2010: Global Winners

GLOBAL WINNERS   Investment Bank J.P. Morgan J.P. Morgan is the best current example of a success story on Wall Street. With its fortress balance sheet and careful management of risk, the bank grew and remained profitable throughout the financial ...

Best Investment Banks 2010: Regional Winners

REGIONAL WINNERS   North America Investment Bank J.P. Morgan J.P. Morgan reported net revenue from investment banking of $8.3 billion in the first quarter of 2010. The bank not only led in debt and equity underwriting worldwide, as well as ...

Best Investment Banks 2010: Sector Winners

SECTOR WINNERS   Consumer Lazard Lazard was financial adviser on some of the biggest deals of 2009, including Kraft Foods' takeover of Cadbury, the British chocolate maker. This deal stands as a tribute to Bruce Wasserstein, the veteran dealmaker and ...

Best Investment Banks 2010: Best Legal Advisers

BEST LEGAL ADVISERS   Global Skadden Skadden, or more formally Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, was the number-one legal adviser on global mergers and acquisitions announced in 2009, according to Thomson Reuters. The firm advised on 173 M&A; deals ...

Best Investment Banks 2010: Country Winners

COUNTRY WINNERS   North America Canada Scotia Capital Scotia Capital, the wholesale banking arm of Scotiabank, had a record year in 2009 for its equity platform. The bank participated in 211 equity deals, valued at $8.5 billion. In September 2009 ...

Best Emerging Market Banks 2010

BEST EMERGING MARKET BANKS 2010 In our 17th annual survey of top banking performers in emerging markets, we select winners in 101 countries and five regions. By Gordon Platt   Emerging market banks have sailed through the global financial crisis ...

WORLD'S BEST ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS 2010

Global Finance names the World's Best Islamic Financial Institutions 2010 NEW YORK, April 15, 2010 – Global Finance magazine has announced its 3rd annual awards for the World's Best Islamic Financial Institutions. A full report on the selections will appear ...

Best Developed Markets Banks Awards

TOP BANKS BOUNCE BACK     After two dismal years, the banking industry in the world’s developed markets is flourishing again.   By Laurence Neville     The recovery of the financial markets from March 2009 (and earlier in the ...

BEST EMERGING MARKET BANKS ASIA 2010

Global Finance names the 2010 World’s Best Emerging Market Banks in Asia   NEW YORK, March 23, 2010 — Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the "Best Emerging Market Banks in Asia" in an exclusive survey to be published in ...

BEST EMERGING MARKET BANKS AFRICA 2010

Global Finance names the 2010 World's Best Emerging Market Banks in Africa   NEW YORK, March 23, 2010 — Global Finance magazine (www.gfmag.com) has named the "Best Emerging Market Banks in Africa" in an exclusive survey to be published in ...