2016

Capitalizing On Adversity

The best banks see falling stock prices as an opportunity to finance takeovers with debt and sell bank equity to please regulators.

2015

NEW LIFE IN EQUITY DERIVATIVES

NEW LIFE IN EQUITY DERIVATIVES

Market Report | Equity Derivatives
With volatility rising from historic lows on the equity derivatives market, investment banks are finding renewed interest from clients among nonfinancial corporations.

TUG OF WAR

TUG OF WAR

Global Finance sat down with Arvind Rajan, International Chief Investment Officer at Prudential Fixed Income, to discuss the impact of low oil prices on the ability of emerging markets to service their debt.

2014

WILL KURODA SURVIVE JAPAN’S SNAP ELECTION?

WILL KURODA SURVIVE JAPAN’S SNAP ELECTION?

Japan | Newsmakers
Just weeks after Haruhiko Kuroda, governor of the Bank of Japan, surprised the world with a bold plan to inflate Japanese assets and weaken the Japanese yen by buying 80 trillion yen ($680 billion) in Japanese bonds, exchange-traded funds and real estate investment trusts, prime minister Shinzō Abe upstaged him by calling a snap election for mid-December, two years ahead of schedule.

WORLD’S BEST BANKS 2014

WORLD’S BEST BANKS 2014

Global Finance unveils its annual list of the  best banks globally, regionally and by country. The banking industry remains under stress, but there are bright spots.

2013

Cover Story: World’s Best Banks 2013

TECHNOLOGY IS THE TRUMP CARD   By Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero, Anita Hawser, Gordon Platt and Michael Shari   Global Finance unveils its annual list of the best banks globally, regionally and by country. The winners have all demonstrated dedication ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Sector Winners

SECTOR WINNERS   By Michael Shari   SECTOR WINNERS Consumer Citi Financial Institutions Citi Healthcare Piper Jaffray Industrials/Chemicals Jefferies Infrastructure China Construction Bank Corp Media/Entertainment J.P. Morgan Metals & Mining BMO Capital Markets Oil & Gas Goldman Sachs Power Morgan ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Country Winners

COUNTRY WINNERS   By Michael Shari   COUNTRY WINNERS NORTH AMERICA   Canada BMO Capital Markets US J.P. Morgan     LATIN AMERICA   Argentina Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires Brazil Itaú BBA Chile Banco de Chile Colombia Bancolombia ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Global Winners

GLOBAL WINNERS   By Michael Shari   GLOBAL WINNERS Best Investment Bank J.P. Morgan Best in Emerging Markets Bank of America Merrill Lynch Best in Frontier Markets Qatar National Bank Best Equity Bank Morgan Stanley Best Debt Bank Bank of ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Deals of the Year

DEALS OF THE YEAE   By Michael Shari   DEALS OF THE YEAR Best Equity Deal US Treasury/American International Group (AIG) $20.7 billion follow-on offering, September 2012. Bookrunners Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Best Legal Advisers

BEST LEGAL ADVISERS   By Michael Shari   BEST LEGAL ADVISERS Global Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom North America Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Latin America Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom Western Europe Freshfields CEE Cleary Gottlieb Steen ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Regional Winners

REGIONAL WINNERS   By Michael Shari   REGIONAL WINNERS NORTH AMERICA   Best Investment Bank J.P. Morgan Best Equity Bank Morgan Stanley Best Debt Bank J.P. Morgan Best M&A Bank Goldman Sachs     LATIN AMERICA   Best Investment Bank ...

Awards: Best Investment Banks 2013

A SECTOR IN TRANSITION   By Michael Shari   Global investment banks spent the past year adjusting to the new reality of highly regulated markets and below-historical rates of return.   Last year was one of evolution for the world’s ...

2012