Best Investment Banks 2011: Regional Winners

Regional Winners North America Best Investment Bank Morgan Stanley Morgan Stanley’s strengths in the equity and M&A; advisory businesses make it the clear leader in North American investment banking. Not only did it lead General Motors’ $18.1 billion initial public ...

The World’s Best Investment Banks 2011

ANNUAL SURVEY : BEST INVESTMENT BANKS   By Gordon Platt   Constant innovation and unwavering commitment to the business have helped the world’s leading investment banks better serve their clients and build their market share.   The investment banking industry ...

Best Investment Banks 2011: Country Winners

Country Winners North America Canada Scotia Capital Scotia Capital is the global corporate and investment banking and capital markets arm of Scotiabank, the most international bank in Canada. Scotia Capital handled the three largest debt financings in Canada in 2010, ...

Best Investment Banks 2011: Sector Winners

Sector Winners Consumer Credit Suisse Credit Suisse advised on Coca-Cola’s $12.3 billion purchase of the North American operations of bottler Coca-Cola Enterprises. Credit Suisse also managed the $700 million initial public offering of Indfood CBP. Financial Institutions Bank of America ...

Social Change

TECHNOLOGY: BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE   By Denise Bedell   Mobile and social networking technologies are helping bring heavy-duty analytical capabilities to every level of a business.   Anyone who thought social networking was useful only for catching up with old school ...

Corporate Toolbox: Cyber Security

  CYBERSECURITY: HIDDEN THREAT   By Anita Hawser   Recent increases in cyberattacks have raised alarming questions over corporate network security.   In February 2010 the Kneber botnet virus infected more than 70,000 computers globally, including some at US government ...

World's Best Internet Banks Part 2

ANNUAL SURVEY: GOING MOBILE   By Adam Rombel   In the second of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best corporate/institutional and consumer Internet banks globally and in six regions, plus an overall winner. We also name global winners ...

Technology Helps Banks Stay Ahead

ANNUAL SURVEY: BEST INTERNET BANKS PART 1   In the first of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best online corporate and consumer banks by country and regionally by product or service category.   By Adam Rombel   The ...

Foreign Exchange Trading

SPOTLIGHT: TRADING UP   Technology is revolutionizing foreign exchange trading and providing ever-increasing opportunities in the world’s biggest financial market.   By Anita Hawser   Electronic trading has revolutionized markets. In the equities markets, algorithmic trading platforms, high-frequency trading and ...

Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

TECHNOLOGY & TREASURY MANAGEMENT — TREASURY SOLUTIONS   Treasury modules offered by enterprise resource planning systems providers are threatening full-suite treasury systems.   By Denise Bedell   As companies focus more on cost savings, there is an equilibrium that must ...

Enabling Efficiency

ENABLE EFFICIENCY   Welcome to the first Technology & Treasury Management Supplement Global Finance has published. We recognize that technology has always been a key enabler of treasury management, with treasury management workstations and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems facilitating ...

E-Invoicing Finds Favor Again

TECHNOLOGY & TREASURY MANAGEMENT — E-INVOICING Companies are taking a second look at electronic invoicing as they begin to evaluate longer-term efficiency and cost reduction programs for the financial supply chain.   By Denise Bedell   With the treasury and ...

Cover Story: A Wide Open World

A WIDE OPEN WORLD   As new technologies help individuals gain greater access to information and data, how they use it will change the corporate and financial worlds forever. To stay ahead of the pack, firms must change the way ...

Technology: Cloud Computing

  CLOUD COMPUTING   Businesses looking for cost-effective data and IT infrastructure solutions are increasingly finding the answer is in the cloud.   by Anita Hawser   History is littered with examples of technologies that were hyped by analysts, but ...

Features : Banking On Innovation

BEST INTERNET BANKS 2008 In the second of a two-part series, Global Finance identifies the best corporate/institutional and consumer Internet banks globally and in six regions.         These are tough times for banks to focus on Internet ...