Goldman and IB: Where do you go from number one?

Goldman and IB: Where do you go from number one?

February 05, 2020

The co-head of investment banking wants the firm to 'win by more' in the businesses where it already leads, but ramp up its client coverage overall – and roll out its transaction banking platform.

Class of 2019: Goldman Sachs

Class of 2019: Goldman Sachs

January 09, 2020

The investment bank’s move into new business lines is proving tougher and more expensive than expected.

Class of 2019: Deutsche Bank

Class of 2019: Deutsche Bank

January 09, 2020

As the bank finally grapples with the restructuring it has needed for years, there are reasons to be optimistic.

Class of 2019: DBS

Class of 2019: DBS

January 09, 2020

Despite tough conditions at home and globally, DBS keeps delivering.

Class of 2019: ICBC

Class of 2019: ICBC

January 09, 2020

Investors are buying into ICBC’s business growth in diverse areas such as asset management and investment banking.

Class of 2019: Ita

Class of 2019: Itaú Unibanco

January 09, 2020

The bank may be at the peak of its value creation, as the government looks to promote greater competition in Brazilian banking.

Class of 2019: Citi

Class of 2019: Citi

January 09, 2020

The global bank has refreshed its senior management but needs to start demonstrating its platform can deliver best-in-class returns.

Class of 2019: JPMorgan

Class of 2019: JPMorgan

January 09, 2020

The world-leading bank aims to stay big with long-term investments, no matter what difficult conditions the market throws up.

Class of 2019: CCB

Class of 2019: CCB

January 09, 2020

The Chinese bank is making a big push in areas such as financial inclusion as it targets sustainable ways to build its business and support the Chinese economy.

Class of 2019: MUFG

Class of 2019: MUFG

January 09, 2020

A successful international strategy offers relief from stagnant domestic markets.

Class of 2019: QNB

Class of 2019: QNB

January 09, 2020

The Qatari bank is investing at home and abroad, growing its loan book and building strong operations in Egypt and Turkey.

Class of 2019: Santander

Class of 2019: Santander

January 09, 2020

Spain’s biggest bank is moving further away from its deal-making past, instead seeing a way forward for its troubled US and UK banks in payments and cloud technology.

Class of 2019: BNP Paribas

Class of 2019: BNP Paribas

January 09, 2020

BNP Paribas will reach the end of its three year ‘transformation’ plan in 2020; how has it fared?

Class of 2019: Barclays

Class of 2019: Barclays

January 09, 2020

While many European peers languish, Barclays’ transatlantic pivot is paying off – and helping it build elsewhere.

Class of 2019: UBS

Class of 2019: UBS

January 09, 2020

Being the world’s leading wealth manager presents challenges in this market environment.

Class of 2019: UniCredit

Class of 2019: UniCredit

January 09, 2020

Italy’s biggest bank has surpassed expectations; higher dividends and share buy-backs could maintain its appeal.

Class of 2019: Societe Generale

Class of 2019: Societe Generale

January 09, 2020

Investors have rewarded cuts but restructuring may soon recommence, sparking fears of collateral damage in businesses it still cherishes.

Class of 2019: BBVA

Class of 2019: BBVA

January 09, 2020

With falling rates in Europe and the US, and Turkey still in trouble, only Latin America – especially Mexico – can keep up BBVA’s spirits.

Class of 2019: Morgan Stanley

Class of 2019: Morgan Stanley

January 09, 2020

With wealth management outperforming even its senior management’s expectations, the US firm is looking to build in other areas.

Class of 2019: RBC

Class of 2019: RBC

January 09, 2020

The bank is penetrating deeper into its home markets to complement its long-standing international growth initiatives.

Russia Inc focuses on ESG

Russia Inc focuses on ESG

December 05, 2019

Sustainable financing is gaining ground in corporate Russia as firms look to improve their environmental, social and governance policies ‒ but can the country’s notorious polluters really go green?

How Bruce Van Saun rebuilt Citizens Financial

How Bruce Van Saun rebuilt Citizens Financial

December 05, 2019

When RBS floated Citizens Financial in 2014, it was the biggest bank IPO since the financial crisis and investors were sceptical of its prospects ‒ five years on and RoE and EPS have doubled, the stock trades at a premium, and the bank has shown it can compete with bigger US banks and non-banks alike.

Six ways to fix sustainable finance – 1: Join the PRB

Six ways to fix sustainable finance – 1: Join the PRB

December 03, 2019

What needs to happen for sustainability to be adopted by mainstream finance and move beyond the realm of pledges, panels and press releases? The first of our six recommendations is for banks to sign up to the Principles for Responsible Banking (PRB).

Lowy warns on India ‘financing catastrophe’

Lowy warns on India ‘financing catastrophe’

November 11, 2019

It was a bold call to launch a specialist credit business in Asia in 2009, but SC Lowy celebrates its 10th birthday as an established figure in distressed debt and high yield not just at home but also increasingly in Europe.

Japan across the decades

Japan across the decades

November 07, 2019

There were times in the late 1970s and 1980s when Japan dominated entire editions of Euromoney.