Awards

We deliver world-class products backed by outstanding services. The recognition we have received from leading publications in the financial industry speaks volumes for our track record as a global business and the success of our strategy as an emerging markets-led, financing-focused bank.

December 2016

GlobalCapital Deals of the Year 2016

CEEMEA Sovereign Deal of the Year

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • USD5.5bn 2.375 per cent 2021
  • USD5.5bn 3.25 per cent 2026
  • USD6.5bn 4.5 per cent 2046

Most Innovative Deal of the Year by a European Issuer

EDF Formosa Bond

  • USD491m 4.65 per cent 2046
  • USD2.164bn 4.99 per cent 2056

Sterling Corporate Deal of the Year

National Grid

  • GBP650m 1.125 per cent 2021
  • GBP850m 2.125 per cent 2028
  • GBP700m 2.625 per cent 2038
  • GBP800m 2.75 per cent 2046
  • EUR750m 0.625 2024

Senior Deal of the Year

HSBC

  • JPY58.1bn 0.45 per cent 2021
  • JPY59.3bn 0.842 per cent 2023
  • JPY64.4bn 1.207 per cent 2026

Capital Markets Daily Awards 2017

  • Best FIG House

2016 Greenwich Quality Leaders

Asian Fixed Income

  • Asian Fixed Income Research Quality

2016 Greenwich Share Leaders

Asian Fixed Income

  • #1 Asian Fixed Income Market Share – Domestic Currency Asian Bonds

GlobalCapital Asia Regional Capital Markets Awards 2016

  • Best Investment Bank
  • Best Local Currency Bond House
  • Best Leveraged / Acquisition Finance - Tencent USD3.5bn term loan and revolver due 2021
  • Best Investment Grade Syndicated Loan - Baidu USD2bn term loan and revolver due 2021
  • Best Follow-on / Accelerated Bookbuild - Mapletree Commercial Trust SGD1.04bn (USD732.16m) placement and preferential offering
  • Best Investment Grade Bond - Citic USD1.25bn dual tranche bond; USD500m due 2021, USD750m due 2026
  • Best Financial Bond - DBS Group Holdings USD750m Basel III AT1

FinanceAsia Achievement Awards 2016

House Awards

  • Best Commercial Bank
  • Best Bond House

Deal Awards

  • Best Thailand Deal - Casino's THB122.16 billion sale of 58.56 per cent of Big C Super-centre to TCC
  • Best Vietnam Deal - Casino's EUR920 million sale of Big C Vietnam to Central Group
  • Best Investment Grade Bond - Cheung Kong Infrastructure's USD1.2 billion fixed-for-life perpetual
  • Best Equity-Linked Deal - China Overseas Land & Investment's USD1.5 billion exchangeable bond and tender offer
  • Best Singapore Deal - DBS Holdings' USD750 million additional Tier One capital deal
  • Best India Deal - ICICI Prudential Life Insurance's USD912 million IPO
  • Best Philippines Deal - ICTSI's USD345.4 million tender offer and USD375 million perpetual bond issue
  • Best Malaysia Deal - Maybank's USD500 million 10.5NC5.5 Basel III-compliant bond
  • Best Green Bond - MTR's USD600 million green bond
  • Best Sovereign Bond - Republic of the Philippines' USD2 billion accelerated 1-day "switch" tender offer and new 25-year dollar bonds
  • Best Hong Kong Deal - SCMP Group's HKD2 billion sale of its media assets to Alibaba Group
  • Best Loan / Best Leveraged Finance Deal - Tencent's USD3.5bn financing for Supercell acquisition
  • Best Sri Lanka Deal - The Republic of Sri Lanka's USD1.5 billion bond

PFI Awards 2016

  • Asia-Pacific M&A Deal of the Year: AusGrid
  • Asia-Pacific Transport Deal of the Year: Canberra Light Rail
  • Turkish Deal of the Year: Elazig
  • Middle East PPP Deal of the Year: Facility D
  • Middle East Petrochemical Deal of the Year: Liwa
  • African Oil & Gas Deal of the Year: Offshore Cape Three Points
  • European Oil & Gas Deal of the Year: Tengizchevroil

Thomson Reuters Analyst Awards 2016

Top Earnings Estimators (Hong Kong and China)

  • Industry Analyst for Financials – York Pun

Top Stock Pickers (Hong Kong and China)

  • Industry Analyst for Software & Services – Chi Tsang

IFR Awards 2016

House Awards

  • Loan House of the Year
  • Emerging Markets Bond House of the Year
  • Financial Issuer of the Year
  • SSAR Bond House of the Year
  • Asia Bond House of the Year
  • Asia-Pacific Loan House of the Year

Deal awards

US Dollar Bond

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev's USD46bn seven-tranche bond

Yen Bond

  • JPY181.8bn triple-tranche bond

Sterling Bond

  • National Grid Gas Finance's GBP3bn five-tranche bond

Europe Financial Bond

  • Prudential's USD1bn perpetual non-call five Tier 2

SSAR Bond

  • France's EUR9bn dual-tranche bond

Covered Bond

  • CIBC's EUR1.25bn six-year bond

SRI Bond

  • TSKB's USD300m five-year Green/ Sustainable bond

EMEA Structured Finance Issue

  • Towd Point Mortgage Funding 2016-Granite 1

Emerging EMEA Bond

  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's USD17.5bn triple-tranche bond

Latin America Bond

  • Argentina's USD16.5bn four-tranche bond
  • Corporate Bond Mexico City Airport Trust's USD2bn Green bond

Asia Bond

  • DBS Group's USD750m AT1

EMEA Loan

  • Teva Pharmaceutical's USD33.75bn acquisition loan

Asia-Pacific Loan

  • Tencent Holdings' USD3.5bn acquisition loan

IFR Asia Awards 2016

House Awards

  • Bond House of the Year
  • Domestic Bond House of the Year
  • Loan House of the Year
  • Hong Kong Loan House of the Year

Deal Awards

Investment Grade Bond

  • DBS’s USD750m 3.6 per cent Additional Tier 1

SRI Bond

  • Bank of China’s USD3.03bn Multi-Currency Green Bond

Loan of the Year

  • Tencent Holdings’ USD3.5bn M&A Loan

Philippines Capital Markets Deal of the Year

  • Cemex Holdings Philippines’ PHP25bn IPO

South Korea Capital Markets Deal of the Year

  • Republic of Korea’s RMB3bn Three-Year Panda Bond

Singapore Capital Markets Deal of the Year

  • UOB’s EUR500m 0.25 per cent covered bond due 2021


November 2016

FX Week Best Banks Awards 2016

  • Best Bank for Emerging Asian Currencies
  • Best Bank for FX in Asia-Pacific
  • Best Bank for the Renminbi

Custody Risk Global Awards 2016

  • Fund-of-Funds Administrator of the Year: Europe
  • Hedge Fund Administrator of the Year: Europe
  • Custodian of the Year: UK & Ireland


October 2016

Greenwich Associates Share Leader 2016

  • #1 US Retail Structured Products Market Penetration

Greenwich Associates Quality Leader 2016

  • US Retail Structured Products Quality

Global Investor/ISF MENA Awards 2016

  • Regional Fund Administrator of the Year

Asia Risk Awards 2016

  • Currency Derivatives House of the Year
  • House of the Year, Hong Kong

HFM US Hedge Fund Services Awards 2016

  • Best Administrator in Reporting

The Banker Investment Banking Awards 2016

  • Most Innovative Investment Bank from Western Europe
  • Most Innovative Investment Bank for Bonds
  • Most Innovative Investment Bank for Emerging Markets
  • Most Innovative Investment Bank for Natural Resources and Commodities


September 2016

The Cover Awards 2016

  • Global House

Euromoney Cash Management Survey 2016

Non-Financial Institutions

  • Best Global Cash Manager
  • Best Regional Cash Manager – North America, Middle East and Australasia
  • Best Domestic Cash Manager – Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, South Korea, United Kingdom, Vietnam

Financial Institutions

  • #1 Global for all transactions
  • #1 in Western Europe for Dollar and Sterling transactions
  • #1 in North America for Sterling transactions
  • #1 in Asia for Euro, Dollar and Sterling transactions
  • #1 in Latin America for Euro and Sterling transactions
  • #1 in Middle East for Euro, Dollar, Sterling and Yen transactions
  • #1 in Central and Eastern Europe for Sterling transactions
  • #1 in Australasia for Dollar and Sterling transactions
  • #1 in Nordics and Baltics for Sterling transactions

ASEAN Business Awards 2016

  • Friend of ASEAN *

*Tied result

Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2016

EMEA Green/SRI Bond Deal of the Year
Türkiye Sinai Kalkinma Bankasi*

  • USD300m 4.875 per cent May 2021

Asia Pacific Green/SRI Bond Deal of the Year
Bank of China*

  • USD1bn 2.25 per cent July 2021
  • USD750m FRN July 2019
  • EUR500m 0.75 per cent July 2021
  • USD500m 1.875 per cent July 2019
  • RMB1.5bn 3.6 per cent July 2018

Social Bond Deal of the Year
Instituto de Crėdito Oficial*

  • EUR500m 0.1 per cent September 2018

*Tied results

Asiamoney Cash Management Poll 2016

Large-sized Corporates

  • Best Regional Cash Management Bank in Asia-Pacific
  • Best Foreign Cash Management Bank - Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea
  • Best Local Cash Management Bank - Hong Kong

Medium-sized Corporates

  • Best Regional Cash Management Bank in Asia-Pacific
  • Best Foreign Cash Management Bank - Australia, Japan, Vietnam
  • Best Local Cash Management Bank - Hong Kong

Small-sized Corporates

  • Best Regional Cash Management Bank in Asia-Pacific
  • Best Foreign Cash Management Bank - Korea, Philippines, Vietnam
  • Best Local Cash Management Bank - Hong Kong

Financial Institutions

  • Best EUR Cash Management Services
  • Best Regional Cash Management Bank in Asia-Pacific - voted by large, medium, and small-sized financial institutions
  • Best USD Cash Management Services
  • Best Local Currency Cash Management Bank - Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam

The Banker Transaction Banking Awards 2016

  • Best Transaction Bank in the Middle East


August 2016

Greenwich Associates European Corporates Brexit Vote Study 2016

  • #1 Bank for Trade Ideas and Solutions to Corporates BEFORE the Brexit Vote
  • #1 Bank for Trade Ideas and Solutions to Corporates AFTER the Brexit Vote


July 2016

Trade and Forfaiting Review Excellence in Trade Finance Awards 2016

  • Best Trade Bank in the World
  • Best Trade Bank in the UK
  • Best Trade Bank for ECA-Covered Finance

​Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2016

  • World's Best Investment Bank
  • World's Best Bank for Corporates
  • Middle East's Best Investment Bank
  • Latin America's Best Bank for Financing
  • Asia's Best Investment Bank
  • Asia's Best Bank for Financing
  • Hong Kong's Best Bank
  • Hong Kong's Best Investment Bank


June 2016

The Covered Bond Report 2016

  • Awards for Excellence: Global House

Extel Survey 2016

Equity Sectors

  • #1 Luxury Goods
  • #1 Telecommunications Services

Emerging EMEA

  • #1 Middle East & North Africa
  • #1 Chemicals/Industrials

SRI & Sustainability

  • #1 Integrated Climate Change

Asiamoney Offshore RMB Poll 2016

  • Best Overall Offshore RMB Products/Services
  • Best for Offshore RMB Wealth Management
  • Best for Offshore RMB Bond Origination
  • Best for Offshore RMB Derivatives
  • Best for Offshore RMB Foreign Exchange
  • Best for Offshore RMB Fund Investment
  • Best for Offshore RMB Clearance, Transaction Banking and Settlement
  • Best for Offshore RMB Fund Services (i.e. Custodian and Trust Services)
  • Best for Offshore RMB Liquidity Management (e.g. Deposits, Cross-Border Concentration / Pooling)
  • Best for Advice / Information on Offshore RMB Regulations
  • Best for Offshore RMB Research

FinanceAsia Platinum Awards 2016

  • Asia's Best Banks - Best Bond House 2016
  • Hong Kong's Best Banks - Best Domestic Bank 2016
  • Hong Kong's Best Banks - Best Domestic Investment Bank 2016
  • Hong Kong's Best Banks - Best Domestic Private Bank 2016
  • Hong Kong's Best Banks - Best Domestic Equity House 2016
  • Hong Kong's Best Banks - Best Domestic Bond House 2016
  • Best Foreign Bank in China
  • Best Foreign Bank in Indonesia
  • Best Foreign Bank in Malaysia
  • Best Foreign Bank in Vietnam
  • Best in Financial Sector 1996 to 2016

GTR Asia Leaders in Trade Awards 2016

  • Best Supply Chain Finance Provider in Asia Pacific
  • Best Export Finance Bank in Asia Pacific


May 2016

Global Capital Bond Awards 2016

  • Best Regulatory Advice – SSAs
  • Willingness to Extend Balance Sheet – SSAs
  • Most Impressive SSA House in Euros
  • Most Impressive SSA House in Sterling
  • Most Impressive SSA House at Bringing New Borrowers to Market
  • Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Sterling
  • Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Niche Currencies
  • Best Bank for Giving Timely and Consistent Updates to Inform on General Market Developments and Trends – Corporates
  • Best Bank for Depth and Quality of Experience in Difficult Markets – Corporates
  • Best Provider of Secondary Liquidity in Corporate Bonds
  • Most Impressive MTNs Dealer for FIG Borrowers
  • Most Impressive Bank for Sourcing New Corporate Borrowers for the MTN Market
  • Overall FIG Bank of the Year
  • Most Impressive FIG House in Senior Unsecured Debt
  • Most Impressive FIG House in Sterling
  • Most Impressive House for Sukuk

Euromoney Fixed Income Research Survey 2016

  • #1 for Sovereigns - HSBC Steven Major & Team
  • #1 for Emerging Market Sovereigns - HSBC André de Silva & Team
  • #1 for Credit Research - Banks - HSBC Ivan Zubo

The Banker Deals of the Year 2016

Asia Pacific

  • Capital Raising FIG - China Life Insurance Company USD1.28bn Core Tier 2 Capital Securities
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance – Track 3B Coal-Fired Power Plant Financing

Europe

  • Capital Raising FIG – Eurobank Capital Share Increase
  • Leveraged Finance – Istituto Centrale Delle Banche Popolari Italiane EUR1.1bn High-Yield Bond Transaction
  • M&A - Lafarge and Holcim Merger and EUR6.5bn Sale of Assets to CRH

Middle East

  • Capital Raising FIG - National Bank of Abu Dhabi USD750M Additional Tier 1 Issuance
  • Securitisation – Emirates UK Export Finance Guaranteed USD900m Sukuk


April 2016

HFM European Services Awards 2016

  • Best Prime Broker – Emerging Markets

TXF Perfect 10 Deals of the Year 2015

  • Asia-Pacific ECA Finance Deal – Reliance Jio Infocomm
  • Best European/Eurasian ECA Finance Deal – Eurochem
  • Best ECA-backed Shipping Financing Deal – Royal Caribbean Cruises
  • Best Overall ECA Finance Deal of the Year – Egyptian Electricity Holding Company - ECA Financing for Beni Suef Project
  • Best ECA-backed Aircraft Financing Deal of the Year – China Southern Airline

Euromoney Awards for Innovation in Islamic Finance 2016

  • Emirates Airline UK Export Finance USD913 million sukuk (Khadrawy)
  • Malaysia USD1.5 billion sukuk


March 2016

Global Investor / ISF Sub Custody Survey 2016

Europe

  • #1 United Kingdom (weighted & unweighted)

Middle East and Africa

  • #1 Bahrain (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 Egypt (unweighted)
  • #1 Kuwait (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 Qatar (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 Lebanon (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 Saudi Arabia (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 Mauritius (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 United Arab Emirates (weighted)
  • #1 Oman (weighted & unweighted)

Asia Pacific

  • #1 Australia (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 Malaysia (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 Sri Lanka (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 China (weighted)
  • #1 New Zealand (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 Hong Kong (weighted)
  • #1 Thailand (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 Philippines (weighted)
  • #1 Vietnam (weighted & unweighted)
  • #1 Japan (weighted)

Private Debt Investor Awards 2015

  • Fund Financier of the Year

2016 Greenwich Quality Leaders

Greenwich Associates Leaders: Asian Large Corporate Banking & Cash Management 2016

  • Quality Leader 2016 - Asian Large Corporate Cash Management Quality in China
  • Quality Leader 2016 - Asian Large Corporate Banking Quality in China
  • Quality Leader 2016 - Asian Large Corporate Cash Management Quality
  • Quality Leader 2016 - Asian Large Corporate Banking Quality

2016 Greenwich Share Leaders

Greenwich Associates Leaders: Asian Large Corporate Banking & Cash Management 2016

  • Share Leader 2016 - Asian Large Corporate Banking Market Penetration in Hong Kong
  • Share Leader 2016 - Asian Large Corporate Cash Management Market Penetration
  • Share Leader 2016 - Asian Large Corporate Banking Market Penetration

Global Capital Equity Capital Markets Awards 2015

  • Most Innovative ECM Deal – Schaeffler EUR896m IPO
  • ECM Deal of the Year in Greece, CEE, Russia and the CIS – Eurobank EUR2.04bn share capital increase
  • Privatisation of the Year – Aena EUR4.26bn IPO

GTR Best Deals of 2015

  • China Southern Airlines, China
  • Egyptian Holding Electricity Company, Egypt
  • Oyu Tolgoi, Magnolia
  • Cocoa Touron Processing Company, Ghana

IJ Global 2015 Awards

Global

  • Financial Adviser of the Year

Europe & Africa

  • Best Bond Arranger in Europe & Africa
  • Europe Power Deal - Malta Gas-to-Power
  • Europe Telecoms Deal - O3B
  • Europe Refi Deal - A66
  • Europe Social Infrastructure Deal - Wembley Refi
  • Africa Upstream Oil & Gas Deal - Project Cheetah

Asia Pacific

  • Best Financial Adviser in Asia-Pacific
  • Best Mandated Lead Arranger in Asia-Pacific
  • APAC Oil & Gas Deal - AAG Reserves-Based Lending, China
  • APAC Airport Deal - Delhi Airport PPP – Refinancing, India
  • APAC Best Metals & Mining Deal - Finders, Indonesia
  • APAC M&A Deal – Transgrid, Australia
  • APAC Bond Deal – Jammu Udhampur Highway, India

Middle East & North Africa

  • Best Financial Adviser in Middle East & North Africa
  • MENA Upstream Oil & Gas Deal - Pico RBL
  • MENA Petrochemicals Deal - Jazan Air Separate
  • MENA Water Deal - King Khaled International Airport District Cooling

Americas

  • Latin America Airports Deal - Mexico City New International Airport
  • Latin America Mining & Metals Deal – Companhia Siderúrgica do Pecém Steel Mill
  • North America Roads Deal – New Champlain Bridge Corridor Project
  • North America LNG Deal – Cheniere Corpus Christi Holdings
  • North America Wind Deal – Deepwater Wind Block Island


February 2016

Greenwich Associates Share Leaders 2016

European Large Corporate Cash Management by Country

  • European Large Corporate Cash Management Market Penetration

#1 United Kingdom

European Large Corporate Banking by Country

  • European Large Corporate Banking Market Penetration

#1 United Kingdom*

*Tied result

14th Annual mtn-i MTN Awards 2015

  • MTN Dealer of the Year
  • Deals of the Year – EUR75m/EUR25m Note Series due 2115

Trade Finance Awards 2016

Deal Awards:

  • Europe – Azerbaijan Railways
  • MENA – Emirates Airline Sukuk Bond Issue
  • MENA – Egyptian Electricity Holding Company – ECA Financing for Beni Suef Project
  • MENA – Saudi Aramco Signed USD10bn RRCF
  • America – Companhia Siderugica do Pecem S.A, Brazil
  • America – Freeport LNG Train 3
  • APAC – Oyu Tolgoi, Mongolia
  • APAC – BW LPG Newbuild Financing
  • APAC – Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh
  • APAC – Reliance Jio Infocomm


January 2016

MENA Fund Manager Fund Services Awards 2016

  • Best Sub Custodian

LatinFinance Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards 2015

  • Best Mining Financing – Companhia Siderúgica do Pecém Steel Mill

TFR Deals of the Year 2015

Export Credit Agency Covered Deals of the Year

  • Azerbaijan DemirYollari EUR459m
  • Emirates USD913m
  • Reliance K-Sure USD750m

Commercial Deals of the Year

  • Columbus Stainless (Pty) Ltd ZAR3.5bn (USD240m)
  • Hargreaves GBP70m

Risk Awards 2016

  • Bank Risk Manager of the Year

Greenwich Share Leader 2015

  • #1 US Retail Structured Products Market Penetration

Greenwich Quality Leader 2015

  • US Retail Structured Products Quality Leader

Central Banking Awards 2016

  • Foreign Exchange Dealer of the Year

Islamic Finance News Deals of the Year 2015

  • Cross Border Deal of the Year – Khadrawy
  • Mudarabah Deal of the Year – DIB Tier 1 Sukuk
  • UAE Deal of the Year – Kadraway
  • Project & Infrastructure Finance Deal of the Year – Jimah East Power
  • Wakalah Deal of the Year – Malaysia Sovereign Sukuk
  • Equity & IPO Deal of the Year – Malakoff Corporation

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