Author: Andrea Fiano

Global Finance names the World’s Best Global Banks 2012

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NEW YORK, August 29, 2012 Global Finance magazine ( GF has announced its World’s Best Banks 2012 Awards. The annual listing includes the best bank worldwide for corporate, consumer and private banking, emerging markets, Islamic finance, asset management, global custody, investment banking, cash management, trade finance, foreign exchange and sub-custody.

The winner of Best Bank for Foreign Exchange was announced in the January 2012 issue, Best Bank for Cash Management was announced in the March 2012 issue and the Best Bank for Investment Banking was announced in the June 2012 issue.

The World’s Best Banks report will be featured in the magazine’s October issue and will have extra distribution at the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and IMF in Tokyo.

Winners were selected based on performance over the past year and other subjective criteria including reputation and management excellence. Global Finance made the selections after extensive consultations with bankers, corporate financial executives and analysts throughout the world.

“We recognize these banks for their outstanding accomplishments,” says Global Finance ’s publisher, Joseph D. Giarraputo. “In trying times, the winning banks were all noteworthy in their dedication to satisfying their customers’ needs.”

The World’s Best Banks and other Global Finance 2012 award winners will be honored at an Awards Ceremony at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan, Tokyo on October 13.

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World's Best Global Banks 2012
Corporate Bank Deutsche Bank
Consumer Bank HSBC
Private Bank Julius Baer
Emerging Markets Standard Chartered Bank
Islamic Finance Al Baraka Bank
Asset Management BlackRock
Custody BNY Mellon
Investment Bank Goldman Sachs
Cash Management Citi
Trade Finance Citi
Foreign Exchange Deutsche Bank
Sub-Custody Citi