Cash management Non-Financial institutions survey 2011: Methodology
Euromoney surveys cash managers, treasurers and financial officers worldwide. The survey is split into a non-financial institutions questionnaire and a financial institutions questionnaire. Respondents are asked to indicate:
• Which 3 banks they currently use most for their cash management services
• To rate their lead cash manager on a sliding scale of 1=V Poor to 7=Excellent across various service categories.
Global and Regional responses: In the lead categories, each voter’s nominated top bank was awarded four points, second place three points and third place two points. Each voter’s score was then weighted depending on the annual gross sales of the part of the business for which the voter was responsible, as follows:
1. Greater than $100 billion – a factor of 10 was applied. 2. $25 billion to $99.99 billion – a factor of 9 was applied. 3. $10 billion to $24.99 billion – a factor of 8 was applied. 4. $5 billion to $9.99 billion – a factor of 7 was applied. 5. $2.5 billion to $4.99 billion – a factor of 6 was applied. 6. $1 billion to $2.49 billion – a factor of 5 was applied.