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 2020

GlobalCapital Covered Bond Awards 2020

Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2020

  • Global Excellence in Leadership
    (during the Covid-19 pandemic)
  • World's Best Bank for Sustainable Finance
  • World's Best Bank for Transaction Services
  • Excellence in Leadership in Asia
    (during the Covid-19 pandemic)
  • Asia's Best Bank for Financing
  • Asia's Best Bank for Sustainable Finance
  • Hong Kong's Best Bank
  • Hong Kong's Best Investment Bank
  • Excellence in Leadership in the Middle East
    (during the Covid-19 pandemic)
  • Middle East's Best Investment Bank
  • Middle East's Best Bank for Transaction Services
  • Middle East's Best Bank for Sustainable Finance
  • Kuwait's Best Investment Bank
  • Oman's Best Investment Bank
  • Western Europe's Best Bank for Sustainable Finance

    The Banker Transaction Banking Awards 2020

    • Best Transaction Bank in Western Europe
    • Best Bank for Securities Services

    August 2020

    2020 Institutional Investor

    Emerging EMEA Research Team Survey

    Overall Rankings

    • #1 MENA
    • #1 Turkey

    Sector Rankings

    • #1 Chemicals
    • #1 Consumer
    • #1 Financials
    • #1 Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals
    • #1 Utilities

    Sales

    • #1 Emerging EMEA Equity Sales
    • #1 Emerging EMEA Corporate Access Provider

    All-Europe Research Team Survey

    Sector Rankings

    • #1 Luxury
    • #1 Multi-Asset

    July 2020

    The Covered Bond Report 2020

    • Awards For Excellence: Best Global House

    Greenwich Associates 2020

    Greenwich Buy-Side Global Foreign Exchange Flash Study to assess the COVID-19 impact

    • #1 Standout Dealer for Global Corporates - HSBC

    IJ Global Awards 2019

    Asia Pacific House Awards:

    • Bond Arranger of the Year
    • Financial Adviser of the Year

    Europe & Africa

    • Europe Refinancing Deal of the Year – Beatrice Offshore Wind

    MENA

    • MENA Oil & Gas Deal of the Year – BAPCO Refinery Modernisation
    • MENA Wind Deal of the Year – Dumat Al Jandal

    Asia-Pacific

    • Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Deal of the Year – JTB Gas Processing
    • Asia Pacific Petrochemicals Deal of the Year – RAPID
    • Asia Pacific Refinancing Deal of the Year – Mong Duong 2 refinancing
    • Asia Pacific Rail Deal of the Year – Cross River Rail PPP
    • Asia Pacific Metals & Mining Deal of the Year – Greenbushes Hard Rock Lithium Mine

    North-America

    • North America Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year – Corner Brook Acute Care Hospital
    • North America Renewables Deal of the Year – Cypress Creek Portfolio Financing
    • North America Rail Deal of the Year – Hurontario LRT

    June 2020

    R&M Surveys - 2020 Investor Services Survey

    • #1 as voted by Top 200 Asset Managers

    Greenwich Associates 2020

    Greenwich Buy-Side Fixed Income Investor Flash Study to assess the COVID-19 impact

    • Standout Dealer in the Americas for Emerging Markets
    • Standout Dealer in Asia for Overall Fixed Income
    • Standout Dealer in Asia for Credit
    • Standout Dealer in Asia for Rates

    May 2020

    HFM European Hedge Fund Services Awards 2020

    • Best Prime Broker in Emerging Markets

    April 2020

    GTR Leaders in Trade Awards 2020

    • Best Global Trade Finance Bank

    GTR Best Deals of 2020

    • Cofco International
    • Bunge Europe Finance BV
    • Landmark Group (Voltron)
    • Formosa 2

    Profit & Loss Digital FX Awards 2020

    Awards for Excellence in e-FX:

    • FX Prime Services
    • FX Algos

    2020 Greenwich Associates Share Leaders

    Foreign Exchange Services – European Corporates

    • #1 German Corporates FX Market Penetration *
    • #1 United Kingdom Corporates FX Market Penetration

    *Tied Results

    2020 Greenwich Associates Quality Leaders

    Global Foreign Exchange Services

    • Global Corporates FX Service Quality
    • Global Corporates FX Sales Quality
    • Global Corporates FX Trading Quality
    • Asian (ex-JANZ) FX Service Quality
    • EMEA FX Service Quality

    Foreign Exchange Services – European Corporates

    • German Corporates FX Service Quality
    • German Corporates FX Sales Quality
    • German Corporates FX Trading Quality
    • Netherlands Corporates FX Service Quality
    • United Kingdom Corporates FX Service Quality
    • United Kingdom Corporates FX Sales Quality
    • United Kingdom Corporates FX Trading Quality

    March 2020

    FImetrix - Distinguished Providers in Global Transaction Banking 2020

    • Distinguished Provider of GBP Global Transaction Banking Services

    Global Capital Equity Capital Markets Awards 2019

    • Best Equity-Linked Debt Bank of the Year
    • Most Innovative ECM Deal –Saudi Aramco SR110.4 billion IPO 5 December 2019

    2020 Greenwich Excellence Awards

    Asian Large Corporate Banking

    • Knowledge of Transaction Banking Needs
    • Knowledge of International Banking Needs
    • Quality of Advice
    • Coordination of Product Specialists

    Asian Large Corporate Cash Management

    • International Product Capability
    • Breadth of International Network

    2020 Greenwich Share Leaders

    • #1 Asian Large Corporate Banking Market Penetration
    • #1 Asian Large Corporate Cash Management Market Penetration

    Asian Large Corporate Banking Market Penetration

    • #1 Hong Kong
    • #2 Malaysia*
    • #2 Singapore*
    • #2 Taiwan*

    Asian Large Corporate Cash Management Market Penetration

    • #1 Hong Kong
    • #2 Singapore*

    * Tied result

    2020 Greenwich Quality Leaders

    Asian Large Corporate Banking Quality

    • India
    • South Korea

    Asian Large Corporate Cash Management Quality

    • Hong Kong
    • India
    • India

    2020 Greenwich Share Leaders

    European Large Corporate Cash Management by Country

    European Large Corporate Cash Management Market Penetration

    • #1 United Kingdom
    • #1 Ireland

    European Large Corporate Banking by Country

    European Large Corporate Banking Market Penetration

    • #1 United Kingdom *
    • #1 Ireland *

    *Tied result

    2020 Greenwich Quality Leaders

    European Large Corporate Cash Management Quality

    • United Kingdom

    European Large Corporate Banking Quality

    • United Kingdom

    2020 Greenwich Excellence Awards

    European Large Corporate Cash Management

    • Breadth of International Network

    February 2020

    MENA Fund Manager Performance Awards 2020

    • Fund Administrator of the Year
    • Global Custodian of the Year

    Central Banking Awards 2020

    January 2020

    2019 Latin Finance Deals of the Year

    • Loan House of the Year
    • Financing Innovation of the Year - Fibra Uno
    • Corporate High Yield Bond of the Year - YPF
    • Sovereign Bond of the Year & Local Currency Financing of the Year - Peru
    • Syndicated Loan of the Year - Pemex
    • Quasi- Sovereign Bond of the Year - Pemex
    • Restructuring of the Year - Mexico City Airport
    • Corporate Liability Management of the Year – Petrobras

    mtn-i MTN Awards 2019

    • Private Debt Dealer of the Year

    GlobalCapital Bond Deals of the Year 2019

    Emerging Market Bond Deals of the Year

    CEEMEA Financial Institution Bond of the Year

    Sharjah Islamic Bank

    • USD500 million 5 per cent perpetual non-call six year Sukuk additional tier one capital

    Latin American Bond of the Year

    Republic of Peru

    • NS1.84 billion (USD545 million) re-opening of 5.4 per cent 2034s at 104.5143 to yield 4.95 per cent. NS8.26 billion (USD2.445 billion) 5.35 per cent 21 year

    Public Sector Borrowers Deals of the Year

    Sovereign Dollar Bond of the Year

    Italian Republic

    • USD2.5 billion 2.375 per cent October 2024
    • USD2 billion 2.875 per cent October 2029
    • USD2.5 billion 4 per cent October 2049

    Sovereign Euro Bond of the Year

    Hellenic Republic

    • EUR2.5 billion 3.875 per cent March 2029

    Supranational Euro Bond of the Year

    European Investment Bank

    • EUR1 billion EURstr plus 20bp October 2022

    Agency Dollar Bond of the Year

    Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten

    • USD3 billion 1.5 per cent September 2022

    Sub-Sovereign Bond of the Year

    Autonomous Community of the Balearic Islands

    • EUR400 million 1.549 per cent November 2028

    Sterling SSA Bond of the Year

    World Bank

    • GBP1.25 billion Sonia plus 27bp May 2024

    SSA SRI Bond of the Year

    Kingdom of the Netherlands

    • EUR5.985 billion 0.5 per cent January 2040 green bond

    Financial Institutions Deals of the Year

    Non-Preferred Senior Deal of the Year

    Svenska Handelsbanken

    • EUR750 million 0.05 per cent seven year non-preferred senior, September 2026

    Additional Tier One Capital Deal of the Year

    Commerzbank

    • USD1 billion 7 per cent perpetual non-call six year additional tier one capital

    Insurance Bond Deal of the Year

    Achmea

    • EUR500 million 4.625 per cent perpetual non-call 10 year restricted tier one
    • EUR250 million 2.5 per cent 20 year non-call 10 tier two, September 2039 non-call June 2029

    Euromoney Trade Finance Survey 2020 – Market Leader

    • Market Leader for Trade Finance Globally
    • Market Leader for Trade Finance in Africa, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North America
    • Market Leader for Trade Finance in Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Mauritius, Mexico, Oman, Philippines, Qatar, Singapore, South Korea, Saudi Arabia (SABB), Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America and Vietnam

    Euromoney Trade Finance Survey 2020 – Best Service

    • Best in Service for Trade Finance in Latin America
    • Best in Service for Trade Finance in Bahrain, Bangladesh, Canada, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Mauritius, Mexico, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia (SABB), Singapore, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom

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