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.

September 2018

GlobalCapital Covered Bond Awards 2018

  • Best Global Covered Bond House
  • Best Sterling Lead Manager
  • Best Sterling Deal – Toronto Dominion £1bn 3 year
  • Best Debut Deal – National Bank of Greece EUR750m 3 year

Euromoney Real Estate Survey 2018

  • #1 Globally for Loan Finance
  • #1 in Asia for Overall and Debt Capital Market Transactions
  • #1 in China for Loan Finance
  • #1 in Hong Kong for Overall, Loan Finance, Equity Finance, Debt Capital Market Transactions and M&A Advisory
  • #1 in United Kingdom for Loan Finance

Euromoney Cash Management Survey 2018 – Market Leader

As voted by Corporates

  • Best Global Cash Manager
  • Best Regional Cash Manager – Middle East
  • Best Domestic Cash Manager – Armenia, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Kuwait, Macao, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Qatar, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Vietnam

As voted by Financial Institutions

  • #1 Global for all transactions
  • #1 in Africa for Dollar, Euro and Sterling transactions
  • #1 in Asia for Australian Dollar, Dollar, Euro, Hong Kong Dollar, Indian Rupee, Indonesian Rupiah, Malaysian Ringgit, Philippine Peso, Renminbi, Singaporea Dollar, South Korean Won, Sterling, Taiwan Dollar, Thai Bhat and Yen transactions
  • #1 in Central & Eastern Europe for Dollar, Sterling and Yen transactions
  • #1 in Latin America for Sterling transactions
  • #1 in Middle East for Dollar, Euro, Sterling and Yen transactions
  • #1 in Nordics & Baltics for Sterling transactions
  • #1 in North America for Euro, Sterling and Yen transactions
  • #1 in Western Europe for Dollar, Euro, Sterling and Yen transactions 

Euromoney Cash Management Survey 2018 – Best Service

Best in Service as voted by Corporates

  • #1 Regionally for Overall Services in North America
  • #1 Regionally for Business Functions in North America
  • #1 Regionally for Financial Facilities in North America
  • #1 Regionally for Personnel in North America
  • #1 Regionally for Service in North America
  • #1 Regionally for Tech Provisions in North America
  • #1 Domestically for Overall Services in Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Korea, Macao, Mauritius, Mexico, Qatar, Russia and United Kingdom

Best in Service as voted by Financial Institutions

  • #1 in Africa for Overall Services in Sterling
  • #1 in Asia for Overall Services in Australian Dollar, Dollar, Euro, Indian Rupee, Indonesian Rupiah, Malaysian Ringgit, Philippine Peso, Renminbi, South Korean Won, Sterling, Taiwan Dollar, Thai Bhat, Vietnamese Dong and Yen
  • #1 in Central & Eastern Europe for Overall Services in Yen
  • #1 in Latin America for Overall Services in Dollar and Euro
  • #1 in Middle East for Overall Services in Sterling
  • #1 in North America for Overall Services in Yen
  • #1 in Western Europe for Overall Services in Sterling and Yen

Euromoney Fixed Income Research Survey 2018

  • #1 Sovereigns (Rates)
  • #1 Emerging Market Sovereigns
  • #1 Banks Credit
  • #1 Overall Fixed Income

Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2018

  • Most Impressive Financial Institution Green / SRI Bond Issuer
  • Most Impressive Investment Bank for Asia Pacific Green/SRI Capital Markets
  • Asia Pacific Green/SRI Bond Deal of the Year - Republic of Indonesia - February 2018
  • Latin American Green/SRI Bond Deal of the Year - Mexico City Airport Trust - September 2017
  • Green/SRI Loan of the Year - Danone - February 2018

The Banker Investment Banking Awards 2018

  • Most Innovative Investment Bank of the Year
  • Most Innovative Investment Bank from Western Europe
  • Most Innovative Investment Bank for Bonds

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

Global Investor / ISF Global Custody Survey 2018

Lifetime Achievement in Securities Services

  • Cian Burke

Overall (Weighted)

  • #1 Asia-Pacific
  • #1 Average

Overall Service (Weighted)

  • #1 Client Services
  • #1 Corporate Actions
  • #1 Income Collections
  • #1 Industry Knowledge
  • #1 Network
  • #1 Relationship Management
  • #1 Reporting
  • #1 Safety of Clients Assets
  • #1 Settlements

Mutual FUND/UCITS (Weighted)

  • #1 Asia-Pacific
  • #1Global Total
  • #1 Average

Mutual FUND/UCITS (Unweighted)

  • #1 Asia-Pacific
  • #1Global Total

Multiple Custodian (Weighted)

  • #1 Asia-Pacific

Multiple Custodian (Unweighted)

  • #1 Asia-Pacific

Assets Under Management More Than USD38 billion (Weighted)

  • #1 Asia-Pacific

Assets Under Management More Than USD38 billion (Unweighted)

  • #1 EMEA
  • #1 Asia-Pacific
  • #1 Average

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

Global Investor / ISF Sub Custody Survey 2018

Europe

  • #1 Germany (unweighted)
  • #1 Greece (weighted)

Middle East and Africa

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

Asia Pacific

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

North America

  • #1 Bermuda (weighted & unweighted)

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 Debt
  • 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

FIS – Client Impact Awards 2018

  • Middle Office Asset Servicing

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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