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Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2002: Global Awards

A synchronized slowdown in the world's leading economies, falling securities markets, declining business volumes, liquidity crises, credit blow-ups and terrorist attacks have tested the global financial services industry as never before. In such markets, the truly excellent firms stand out. Euromoney commends them here.

Awards for Excellence 2002

The world's best bank

It wasn't hard choosing this year's best bank. Glance down the list of global awards below and you'll find that Citigroup wins seven out of 19, more than one-third. Its successes range from debt markets to cash management and foreign exchange, even to equity where it is the coming force that the established equity market leaders most fear. Watch out in M&A next year.

Sandy Weill and Michael Carpenter: from
work in progress to winning model
In wholesale financial markets, the combination of Citibank, Salomon Brothers, Smith Barney, Nikko and Schroders has created the global commercial and investment banking business model that every competitor admits to being in awe of. "I don't think anyone else yet has put it all together," says Michael Carpenter, chairman and CEO of corporate and investment banking.

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