Author: Andrea Fiano, Joseph Giarraputo

Global Finance names the Stars of China 2012

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NEW YORK, September 24, 2012 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Global Finance has announced its editor’s selections for the best banks and companies in China. The full list is below. A report and the list will appear in the November issue of the magazine. An award ceremony to honor the winners will be conducted in Beijing in early November 2012.

“China’s banking system and companies are working to become world-class” said Global Finance publisher Joseph Giarraputo, “The banks and companies we have selected are definitely leading the way for all others.”

For editorial information please contact: Andrea Fiano, Editor, email:

The Stars of China awards were selected in the following areas:

For Banks
Best City Commercial - Bank of Nanjing
Best Consumer Bank - Domestic : China Merchant’s Bank (CMB)
Foreign : HSBC
Best Corporate Governance - Ping An Bank
Best Corporate Bank - Domestic : Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)
Foreign : Citi
Best Credit Card - Domestic : Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)
Foreign : Citi

Best Bond Underwriting -

Domestic : Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)
Foreign : HSBC
Best Equity Underwriting - Domestic : CITIC Securities
Foreign : Goldman Sachs
Best Infrastructure Lending - China Construction Bank (CCB)
Best Mergers and Acquisitions - Domestic : China International Capital Corporation (CICC)
Foreign : Goldman Sachs
Best Fund - China AMC
Best Rural Finance - Domestic : Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank
Foreign : HSBC
Best Small Business Lending - Domestic : China Minsheng Bank
Foreign : Standard Chartered
Best Supply Chain Finance Provider - Domestic : Bank of Communications
Foreign : Standard Chartered
Best Treasury and Cash Management - Domestic : Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC)
Foreign : DBS Bank
For Companies
Automobiles - Great Wall Motors
Food and Beverages - Kweichow Moutai Co.
Consumer Products - Gree Electrical Applicancees
Clothing - Vancl
Electronics - Lenovo
Internet - Alibaba Group
Media - Tencent
Metals & Mining - China National Gold Group
Oil and Gas - Kunlun Energy Co.

Renewable Energy -

Auhua Clean Energy (ACE)
Steel - Jiangsu Shagang Group