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Awards: World’s Best Subcustodians 2013

SAFETY FIRST


By Gordon Platt

Safeguarding client assets has never been more important in this era of global economic uncertainty —and even subcustodians are finding themselves increasingly in the spotlight as a result of sovereign and commercial pressures.

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Corporate Finance

M&A: US, China M&A Activity Heating Up

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS


By Gordon Platt

Shanghui International, China’s biggest pork producer, agreed to pay $4.7 billion to acquire Virginia-based Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork producer.

If the deal succeeds, it should be the ...

Emerging Markets Roundup

Emerging Markets Roundup: Brazil

BRAZILIAN PORTS OPEN TO PRIVATE INVESTORS

By Antonio Guerrero

The Dilma Rousseff administration signed into law new regulations that open the country’s ports to greater private-sector investments.

Approved in June, the policies are expected to help attract up to ...

Emerging Markets Roundup: China

CHINESE SOLAR-PANEL MAKERS FACE TRADE TARIFFS IN EUROPE

By Thomas Clouse

Chinese companies face trade friction in Europe now that the European Commission has imposed tariffs on Chinese solar panels.

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The EU charges that Chinese companies are selling the panels ...

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Country Report: Nigeria

THE RIGHT ROUTE FOR GROWTH


By Antionio Guerrero

Nigeria has averaged 7% growth over the past decade. But effectively managing its continued expansion is proving problematic. Infrastructure investment is a key challenge.

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The Nigeria stock exchange building in the central ...

Risk Management: Reinsurance

ON AN EVEN KEEL


By Al Modugno

Despite historic catastrophic events over the past two years, reinsurance rates have remained relatively steady, saving primary insurance providers—and thus corporate buyers—from higher costs.

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With even a hint of any potential ...

World’s Best Subcustodians 2013: Country Winners

COUNTRY WINNERS
Argentina Citi
Armenia Ameriabank
Australia HSBC
Austria UniCredit Bank Austria
Bahrain HSBC
Belgium KBC
Brazil Itaú Unibanco
Canada CIBC Mellon
Chile Banco de Chile
China Industrial and Commercial Bank of China
Commercial Bank of China
Colombia Citi
Croatia ...

World’s Best Subcustodians 2013: Regional Winners

By Gordon Platt

NORTH AMERICA

Citi

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Lee Waite: The rules of the game are not static

Citi is the largest subcustodian in the US, the world’s biggest subcustody market. The bank also has the largest proprietary network in the ...