Author: Andrea Fiano

GLOBAL FINANCE names the Safest Banks in North America: April 2013


NEW YORK, February 26, 2013 Global Finance magazine ( has named the top 10 Safest Banks in North America: April 2013 in an exclusive survey to be published in the April 2013 issue. The banks were selected through a comparison of the long-term credit ratings and total assets of the largest banks. Ratings from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch were used.

The full report covers the safest banks in Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, the Middle East/Africa, North America, Latin America and Australasia. “In the current climate, corporate CFOs and treasurers are continuously evaluating their counterparties to ensure that the financial institutions with which they work in diverse regions of the world are the safest and soundest,“ says Global Finance publisher Joseph D. Giarraputo. “ Global Finance’s Safest Banks ranking provides an independent analysis of each region’s banks that companies can use as a tool to benchmark their counterparties.”

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Safest Banks in North America: April 2013
1 TD Bank 6 CIBC
(Canada) (Canada)
2 Royal Bank of Canada 7 BNY Mellon
(Canada) (United States)
3 Bank of Nova Scotia 8 CoBank, ACB
(Canada) (United States)
4 Caisse centrale Desjardins 9 U.S. Bancorp
(Canada) (United States)
5 Bank of Montreal 10 Northern Trust
(Canada) (United States)