World's Best Banks 2013: Africa

By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt   MOBILE BANKING STIMULATES ECONOMIC GROWTH IN AFRICA Africa is one of the fastest-growing markets in the world for mobile payments. Money transfers using mobile phones will exceed $200 billion in ...

World's Best Banks 2013: North America

By Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt RECORD EARNINGS FOR CANADIAN BANKS Canadian banks have continued to report record earnings, despite a slowdown in the Canadian economy, surprising most analysts. Plus, they have avoided many of the ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Sector Winners

SECTOR WINNERS   By Michael Shari   SECTOR WINNERS Consumer Citi Financial Institutions Citi Healthcare Piper Jaffray Industrials/Chemicals Jefferies Infrastructure China Construction Bank Corp Media/Entertainment J.P. Morgan Metals & Mining BMO Capital Markets Oil & Gas Goldman Sachs Power Morgan ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Country Winners

COUNTRY WINNERS   By Michael Shari   COUNTRY WINNERS NORTH AMERICA   Canada BMO Capital Markets US J.P. Morgan     LATIN AMERICA   Argentina Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires Brazil Itaú BBA Chile Banco de Chile Colombia Bancolombia ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Global Winners

GLOBAL WINNERS   By Michael Shari   GLOBAL WINNERS Best Investment Bank J.P. Morgan Best in Emerging Markets Bank of America Merrill Lynch Best in Frontier Markets Qatar National Bank Best Equity Bank Morgan Stanley Best Debt Bank Bank of ...

Ranking: Safest Banks Midyear Update

SEARCHING FOR SECURITY   By Andrew Cunningham   Global Finance presents its half-year update to the World’s Safest Banks Ranking. Canadian banks suffer downgrades but remain well represented in global safest rankings.   Downgrades by both S&P and Moody’s have ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Deals of the Year

DEALS OF THE YEAE   By Michael Shari   DEALS OF THE YEAR Best Equity Deal US Treasury/American International Group (AIG) $20.7 billion follow-on offering, September 2012. Bookrunners Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Best Legal Advisers

BEST LEGAL ADVISERS   By Michael Shari   BEST LEGAL ADVISERS Global Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom North America Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Latin America Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom Western Europe Freshfields CEE Cleary Gottlieb Steen ...

Best Investment Banks 2013: Regional Winners

REGIONAL WINNERS   By Michael Shari   REGIONAL WINNERS NORTH AMERICA   Best Investment Bank J.P. Morgan Best Equity Bank Morgan Stanley Best Debt Bank J.P. Morgan Best M&A Bank Goldman Sachs     LATIN AMERICA   Best Investment Bank ...

Awards: Best Investment Banks 2013

A SECTOR IN TRANSITION   By Michael Shari   Global investment banks spent the past year adjusting to the new reality of highly regulated markets and below-historical rates of return.   Last year was one of evolution for the world’s ...