World's best bank for corporates 2018: HSBC
In a world of rapid change, especially technological advances, one bank has not just simply adapted, it has thrived.
Awards for Excellence 2018
What corporates most need from their banks changes from day to day: from advice and financing for large, event-driven deals to supply chain finance or payments processing. At any point in time one may be more important than the other. But over the last 12 months the most pressing concern of almost every corporate worldwide must have been how best to adapt to the breathtaking pace of technological change and disruption facing every industry.
“In the new world economic order in which we operate, we face growing protectionism, technological disruption as well as the challenge of sustainability,” says Philippe Henry, global head of corporates, financials and multinationals banking. “Our clients have been obliged to rethink their strategies, operating and business models and we have been good at understanding that. As a trusted advisor, you need to brainstorm with clients, to generate ideas and to work with them to help them navigate this new world economic order.”