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Best Investment Banks 2013: Regional Winners

REGIONAL WINNERS By Michael Shari REGIONAL WINNERS NORTH AMERICA Best Investment Bank J.P. Morgan Best Equity Bank Morgan Stanley Best Debt Bank J.P. Morgan Best M&A Bank Goldman Sachs LATIN AMERICA Best Investment Bank ...

Award Winners

Best Investment Banks 2013: Sector Winners

SECTOR WINNERS By Michael Shari SECTOR WINNERS Consumer Citi Financial Institutions Citi Healthcare Piper Jaffray Industrials/Chemicals Jefferies Infrastructure China Construction Bank Corp Media/Entertainment J.P. Morgan Metals & Mining BMO Capital Markets Oil & Gas Goldman Sachs Power Morgan ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Corporate SEPA Migration

LATE THROUGH THE GATE By Rebecca Brace With less than a year to go before the SEPA migration end date of February 1, 2014, companies operating in Europe must get migration projects under way or face disruptions to ...

Country Report

Country Report: Taiwan

MANAGING THE GOLDEN CROSSING By Arthur Clennam As relations with China continue to flourish and the Taiwanese economy picks up, political drift becomes an issue. Taiwan, to its credit, is a place where people speak their minds. ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Equity: Rising Stock Market Fires Up IPOs

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: GLOBAL EQUITY/DRS By Gordon Platt A rising tide lifts all ships, and the bull market in stocks is enabling a number of technology and housing-related companies, particularly in the US, to float initial public offerings. ...


Country Report: Lebanon

DRAGGING A GEOPOLITICAL ANCHOR By Justin Keay There were few bright spots for Lebanon over the past year. However, the banking and real estate sectors showed encouraging signs, and a recovery has begun. Despite their traditional stoicism, ...


Cover: Reinventing The Swiss Bank

ADAPT TO SURVIVE By Michael Shari A unique banking system long revered as a safe haven for the world’s tax dodgers now faces gut-wrenching transformation in order to endure. For centuries Swiss banks have thrived on absolute ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Equity: BRICs To Lead DRs In 2013

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS: GLOBAL EQUITY/DRS By Gordon Platt Companies based in emerging markets will continue to rely on depositary receipts as an important means of financing their growth in 2013, taking advantage of continued global investor interest in the ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

M&A: Energy, Resources Deals Heat Up

CORPORATE FINANCING NEWS MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS By Gordon Platt Pipeline deals, shale-energy plays and natural resources transactions—often involving Asian buyers—provided an energetic start to mergers and acquisitions in 2013. The overall January deal totals for the Americas ...