Global Finance names the World’s Best Global Banks 2013


NEW YORK, August 6, 2013 Global Finance magazine ( has announced its World’s Best Banks 2013 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, sub-custody and supply chain finance.

The winner of Best Bank for Foreign Exchange was announced in the January 2013 issue, Best Bank for Cash Management was announced in the March 2013 issue, Best Investment Bank was announced in the April 2013 issue and the Best Bank for Supply Chain Finance was announced in the July-August 2013 issue.

The World’s Best Banks report will be featured in Global Finance’s October issue and will have extra distribution in Washington, DC at the Annual Meetings of the World Bank and IMF where Global Finance is official media sponsor for the IMF Meetings Seminars.

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 2013 award winners will be honored at Awards Ceremonies in Dubai on September 18 during the SIBOS conference and in Washington, DC on October 12 during the IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings.

World's Best Global Banks 2013
Corporate Bank BNP Paribas
Consumer Bank HSBC
Private Bank Julius Baer
Emerging Markets Standard Chartered Bank
Islamic Finance Al Rajhi Bank
Asset Management BlackRock
Custody BNY Mellon
Investment Bank J.P. Morgan
Cash Management Citi
Trade Finance Citi
Foreign Exchange Deutsche Bank
Sub-Custody Citi
Supply Chain Finance Citi