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.

July 2018

Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2018

  • World's Best Bank for Transaction Services
  • World's Best Bank for Corporates
  • World's Best Bank for Public-Sector Clients
  • North America's Best Bank for Transaction Services
  • Latin America's Best Bank Transformation (for HSBC in Mexico)
  • Middle East's Best Bank for Financing
  • Saudi Arabia's Best Investment Bank
  • Asia's Best Bank for Sustainable Finance
  • Hong Kong's Best Bank

June 2018

The Covered Bond Report 2018

  • Awards for Excellence: Global House – Best Bank for Covered Bonds

Extel Survey 2018

Overall Rankings

  • #1 Emerging EMEA

Equity Sectors

  • #1 Luxury Goods

Emerging EMEA

  • #1 Chemicals
  • #1 Consumer
  • #1 Financials
  • #1 Metals & Mining
  • #1 Middle East & North Africa
  • #1 South Africa: Country Research
  • #1 Turkey: Country Research

Sales

  • #1 Emerging EMEA Equity Sales

SRI & Sustainability

  • #1 Integrated Climate Change

May 2018

Euromoney FX Survey 2018

  • #1 Bank for Corporate Clients (Market Share)

Profit & Loss Readers' Choice Award 2018

  • Best Market Maker in the Emerging Markets
  • Best FX Prime Brokerage Bank

GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2018

  • Most Impressive FIG Issuer of Capital
  • Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Hybrid Capital
  • Most Impressive Bank for Corporate Debt Capital Markets in Niche Currencies
  • Most Impressive FIG House in Senior Unsecured
  • Most Impressive FIG House in Insurance Debt
  • Most Impressive FIG House in Sterling
  • Most Impressive MTNs Dealer for FIG Borrowers

The Banker Deals of the Year 2018

Asia Pacific

  • Bonds Corporates - TenCents USD5 billion Bond
  • Bonds FIG - Postal Savings Bank of China USD5 billion AT1
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance - PT Paiton Energy USD2 billion project bond

Europe

  • Bonds: SSA - The Hellenic Republic's EUR3 billion bond and switch offer
  • M&A - ChemChina's USD43 billion acquisition of Syngenta

Middle East

  • Green Finance - National Bank of Abu Dhabi's USD587 million Green Bond
  • Islamic Finance - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia USD9 billion Sukuk
  • Bonds: Corporates - Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Pipeline's USD3.037 billion bond
  • Bonds: SSA - State of Kuwait's USD8 billion bond
  • Bonds FIG: - Qatar Reinsurance Company's USD450 million Tier 2 notes
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance - Dubai Airport's USD3 billion finance

Africa

  • Bonds: Corporates - Sibanye Gold USD1.05 billion bond
  • Infrastructure & Project Finance - Nacala Corridor Railway and Port Project

Americas

  • Bonds: SSA - Argentina's USD2.75 billion century bond
  • Loans - Cerro Verde's USD1.5 billion loan

April 2018

HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2018

  • Best Prime Broker – Emerging Markets
  • Best Administrator – UCITS Funds

2018 Greenwich Quality Leader

Global Foreign Exchange Services

  • Asia (ex-JANZ) Foreign Exchange Service Quality

TXF Perfect 10 Deals of the Year 2017

ECA-backed Export Finance Deals:

  • Best Overall ECA Finance Deal of the Year – KNPC Clean Fuels
  • Best ECA-backed Energy Deal of the Year – Coral South FLNG
  • Best ECA-backed Shipping Finance Deal of the Year – Royal Caribbean Cruises

Commodity Finance Deals:

  • Best Overall Commodities Finance Deal of the Year – Sucafina
  • Best Middle Eastern Commodities Finance Deal of the Year – Oman Oil Exploration & Production

March 2018

FImetrix - Distinguished Providers in Global Transaction Banking 2018

  • Fimetrix Distinguished Provider of Transaction Banking Services for GBP

IJ Global Awards 2017

Europe & Africa

  • Europe Refinancing Deal of the Year – Budapest Airport
  • Africa Transport Deal of the Year – Nacala Logistics Corridor
  • Africa Upstream Oil & Gas Deal of the Year – Vitol Sankofa OCTP
  • Africa Midstream Oil & Gas Deal of the Year – Coral South FLNG

MENA

  • MENA - Downstream Oil & Gas Deal of the Year – KNPC Clean Fuels

Asia-Pacific

  • Financial Adviser of the Year
  • APAC Paiton Energy Refinancing 2017 - Project Bond

Americas

  • North America Power Deal of the Year - Hickory Run
  • Latin America Downstream Oil & Gas Deal of the Year - Talara Refinery bond offering -Peru

GlobalCapital Equity Capital Markets Awards 2017

  • Best Equity Capital Markets Deal of the Year – UniCredit EUR13bn rights issue
  • Best IPO of the Year – Pirelli & C EUR2.4bn IPO
  • Best Equity Capital Raising by a Listed Company – Santander EUR7.1bn rights issue
  • Best Financial Institution ECM Deal of the Year – UniCredit EUR13bn rights issue
  • Best ECM Deal of the Year in Germany, Austria and Switzerland – Deutsche Bank EUR8bn rights issue
  • Best ECM Deal of the Year in Italy – UniCredit EUR13bn rights issue
  • Best ECM Deal of the Year in Iberia – Santander EUR7.1bn rights issue
  • Best ECM Deal of the Year in Turkey, the Middle East and Africa – Abu Dhabi National Oil Co for Distribution DH3.1bn IPO

    Global Custodian Leaders in Custody Awards 2018

    • Best Global Custodian Network
    • Leading Client Award in Asia Pacific

    February 2018

    Greenwich Share Leaders 2018

    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
      #1 Ireland *

    *Tied result

    GlobalCapital Loan Awards 2017

    • Loan House of the Year
    • Best Arranger of Western Europeans Loans
    • Deal of the Year – British American Tobacco USD25bn and GBP5.7bn January 2017
    • M&A Loan of the Year – British American Tobacco USD25bn and GBP5.7bn January 2017
    • Emerging Market Loan of the Year – Sibanye Gold USD2.65bn February 2017
    • Infrastructure Finance Loan of the Year – Dubai Airports USD1.625bn and Dh5.05bn May 2017
    • UK and Irish Deal of the Year – British American Tobacco USD25bn and GBP5.7bn January 2017
    • French Deal of the Year – Semyrhamis EUR8.96bn May 2017
    • German, Swiss and Austrian Deal of the Year – Lonza USD4.5bn, EUR1bn and Sfr700m February 2017
    • Italian Deal of the Year – Atlantia EUR14.7bn May 2017
    • Iberian Deal of the Year:
      • Grifols USD5.65bn and EUR607m January 2017
      • Prosegur Cash and Prosegur Compania de Seguridad EUR300m and EUR200m February 2017, EUR600m December 2016
    • Benelux Deal of the Year – Refresco EUR1.29bn, USD620m, GBP200m September 2017
    • Central and Eastern European Deal of the Year – Veon (formerly VimpelCom) USD2.1bn February 2017
    • Turkish Deal of the Year – Ülker Bisküvi USD136m, EUR225m April 2017
    • Middle Eastern Deal of the Year – Abu Dhabi National Oil Co USD6bn November 2017
    • African Deal of the Year – Sibanye Gold USD2.65bn February 2017


    January 2018

    2017 TMI Awards for Innovation & Excellence in Treasury Management

    • Global Bank of the Year for Cash & Liquidity Management
    • Best Bank for Cash & Liquidity Management for Asia Pacific
    • Best Bank for Financial Supply Chain Management in Europe
    • Best Bank for Financial Supply Chain Management in Asia Pacific
    • Best Bank for Financial Supply Chain Management in North America
    • Best Bank for a Mobile Treasury Solution
    • Best Bank for a Trade Finance Solution (Tradeshift)

    GlobalCapital Bond Deals of the Year 2017

    • Corporate Bond Deals of the Year
      • High Yield Bond of the Year
        • Wind Tre
          • EUR1.625bn 2.625 per cent January 2023
          • EUR2.25bn 3 month Euribor +275bp January 2024
          • EUR1.75bn 3.125 per cent January 2025
          • USD2bn 5 per cent January 2026
    • Corporate Bond of the Year by a Non-European Issuer
      • General Electric
        • EUR1.75bn 0.375 per cent May 2022
        • EUR2bn 0.875 per cent May 2025
        • EUR2.25bn 1.5 per cent May 2029
        • EUR2bn 2.125 per cent May 2037
    • Debut Corporate Bond of the Year
      • Miller Homes
        • GBP175m 3 month Euribor +525bp September 2023
        • GBP250m 5.5 per cent September 2024
    • Emerging Market Bond Deals of the Year
      • CEE Corporate Bond of the Year
        • VimpelCom Holdings
          • USD1.5bn 3.95 per cent June 2021 and 4.95 per cent June 2024
    • Latin American Bond of the Year
      • Argentina
        • USD2.75bn 7.125 per cent June 2117 (re-offered at 90 to yield 7.917 per cent)
    • Sovereign, Supranational and Agency Deals of the Year
      • Supranational and Agency Dollar Bond of the Year
        • Asian Development Bank
          • USD1.5bn 2.5 per cent November 2027
    • Sub-Sovereign Bond of the Year
      • Province of Alberta
        • GBP650m 1 per cent November 2021

    Central Banking Awards 2018

    • Innovation in Reserve Management

    The Treasurer's Deals of the Year Awards 2017, The Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT)

    • Corporate Finance: L&Q
    • Loans>GBP750m: Reckitt Benckiser
    • Bonds<GBP750m: SAGA
    • Bonds>GBP750m and Overall Deal of the Year: Wind Tre
    • Green Finance of the Year: Anglian Water

    PFI Awards 2017

    • Middle East & Africa Logistics Deal of the Year: Nacala
    • Middle East & Africa Oil & Gas Deal of the Year: Coral LNG
    • Latin American Power Deal of the Year: AES Southland
    • Latin American Transport Deal of the Year: NAICM
    • Asia Pacific M&A Deal of the Year: Endeavour Energy
    • Asia Pacific Bond of the Year: Paiton

    15th Annual mtn-i MTN Awards 2017

    • Private Placement Dealer of the Year
    • Global Deal of the Year – USD750m Amortising Formosa Notes due 2047
    • Global Deal of the Year – EUR96m / JPY12bn Notes due 2027/29/32
    • Deal of the Year – EUR1.01bn Fixed/Floating-Rate Schuldschein Notes due 2022/24/27

    Islamic Finance News Deals of the Year 2017

    • Oman Deal of the Year – Sovereign Sukuk (Ministry of Finance Oman)
    • Saudi Arabia Deal of the Year – KSA Sukuk (Ministry of Finance Saudi Arabia)
    • Sovereign Deal of the Year – KSA Sukuk (Ministry of Finance Saudi Arabia)
    • Hybrids Deal of the Year – Equate Sukuk SPC

    2017 Latin Finance Deals of the Year

    • Sovereign Bond of the Year: Peru's Debut Euroclear - PEN10bn - USD3.02bn, July 2017
    • Corporate Liability Management of the Year: Petrobas - USD6.97bn, September 2017
    • Syndicated Loan of the Year: Cemex's Multi-Currency Loan - USD4.05bn, July 2017
    • Structured Financing of the Year: GE-YPF Structured Financing – Syndicate - USD220m, June 2017
    • Quasi-Sovereign Bond of the Year: Petroperu - USD2bn (15-30 year bond), June 2017

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