WORLD’S BEST INVESTMENT BANKS 2011



Global Finance names the World’s Best Investment Banks 2011

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New York, February 22, 2011

Global Finance announces its selection of theWorld’s Best Investment Banks 2011 to be published in its April 2011 issue.


Global Finance editors, with input from industry experts, used a series of criteria toarrive at their selections. These included market share, number and size of deals,service and advice, structuring capabilities, distribution network, efforts to addressmarket conditions, innovation, pricing, after-market performance of underwritingsand market reputation. Deals announced or completed in 2010 were considered.


“The investment banking industry has changed as a result of the financial crisis,”said Global Finance publisher Joseph D. Giarraputo. “The best institutions are thosethat have a business model focused on customer needs.”


For editorial information please contact: Dan Keeler, Editor, email: dan@gfmag.com

Best Investment Bank Morgan Stanley
Best Equity Bank Morgan Stanley
Best Debt Bank Barclays Capital
Best M&A; Bank Morgan Stanley
Best Up-and-Comer QInvest
Most Creative Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Consumer Credit Suisse
Financial Institutions Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Health Care J.P. Morgan
Infrastructure Scotia Capital
Industrial/Chemicals J.P. Morgan
Media/Entertainment J.P. Morgan
Metals & Mining BMO Capital Markets
Oil & Gas Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Power Morgan Stanley
Real Estate J.P. Morgan
Technology

Credit Suisse

Telecom J.P. Morgan

NORTH AMERICA
Best Investment Bank Morgan Stanley
Best Equity Bank Morgan Stanley
Best Debt Bank Barclays Capital
Best M&A; Bank Morgan Stanley

WESTERN EUROPE
Best Investment Bank Morgan Stanley
Best Equity Bank Morgan Stanley
Best Debt Bank Deutsche Bank
Best M&A; Bank Morgan Stanley

ASIA
Best Investment Bank Morgan Stanley
Best Equity Bank Morgan Stanley
Best Debt Bank Standard Chartered Bank
Best M&A; Bank Morgan Stanley

CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE
Best Investment Bank Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Best Equity Bank Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Best Debt Bank J.P. Morgan
Best M&A; Bank Morgan Stanley

NORDIC
Best Investment Bank SEB
Best Equity Bank Bank of America Merill Lynch
Best Debt Bank DnB NOR
Best M&A; Bank SEB

LATIN AMERICA
Best Investment Bank Citi
Best Equity Bank Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Best Debt Bank Citi
Best M&A; Bank Credit Suisse

MIDDLE EAST
Best Investment Bank SambaCapital
Best Equity Bank SambaCapital
Best Debt Bank HSBC
Best M&A; Bank Morgan Stanley

AFRICA
Best Investment Bank Standard Bank
Best Equity Bank Vetiva Capital Management
Best Debt Bank Standard Bank
Best M&A; Bank J.P. Morgan

NORTH AMERICA
Canada Scotia Capital
United States Morgan Stanley

EUROPE
France BNP Paribas
Germany Deutsche Bank
Italy Mediobanca
Netherlands ING
Portugal Caixa BI
Russia VTB Capital
Spain Morgan Stanley
Switzerland Credit Suisse
Turkey Garanti Securities
United Kingdom J.P. Morgan

ASIA
Australia UBS Investment Bank
China/Hong Kong

China International

Capital Corporation (CICC)

India Morgan Stanley
Indonesia Mandiri Sekuritas
Japan Daiwa Capital Markets
Kazakhstan Halyk Finance
Singapore Standard Chartered Bank
South Korea Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Taiwan Fubon Financial Holding

LATIN AMERICA
Argentina Citi
Brazil BTG Pactual
Chile LarrainVial
Colombia Banca de Inversion Bancolombia
Mexico Citi

MIDDLE EAST
Bahrain Gulf International Bank (GIB)
Egypt Arab African International Bank
Israel HSBC Bank
Jordan Arab Bank
Kuwait Markaz
Lebanon BankMed
Oman BankMuscat
Qatar QInvest
Saudi Arabia SambaCapital
United Arab Emirates

Emirates NBD Capital


AFRICA
Nigeria Vetiva Capital Management
South Africa Standard Bank
Global Skadden
North America Skadden
Western Europe Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Asia Linklaters
Central & Eastern Europe Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Latin America Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Middle East & Africa

Linklaters

Best Equity Deal


Lead manager:


Global Bookrunners:

Petrobas $70 Billion Stock Sale

Banco Bradesco BBI

Bank of America Merrill Lynch,

Citi, Santander, Morgan Stanley, and Itau BBA

Best Debt Deal


Lead Managers

$4.4 Billion Merck bond

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNPParibas, and Commerzbank

Best M&A; Deal

Bharti Airtel’s acquisition of Zain’sAfrican operations

Advising target UBS Investment Bank
Advising Acquirer Standard Chartered Bank,Barclays Capital, SBI Group, andGlobal Investment House

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