Investment Banking Awards

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2022

Excellence in Sell-Side Trading - Kitty Li, UBS Head of Agency Electronic Trading APAC

2022 Women in Finance Asia Awards

Stock Connect - Top Broker; Structured Product - Top Issuer by Turnover and Top Issuer by Issuance; Equity Derivatives Top Broker - HSI Options on Futures and HSTech Index Futures & Options

Hong Kong Exchange Awards 2021

#1 Overall Research in Precious Metals

Energy Risk, Commodity Rankings 2022, March 2022

Best Bank for Financial Institutions (Global), Best Equity Bank (Western Europe) and Best Investment Bank in Switzerland

Global Finance, World’s Best Investment Banks 2022, February 2022

  • Best Bank for Financial Institutions (Global)
  • Best Equity Bank (Western Europe)
  • Best Investment Bank in Switzerland
  • Best Bank for M&A, APAC
  • Best Investment Bank in Indonesia
  • Best Investment Bank in Vietnam

 

 

Currency Derivatives House of the Year

Risk, Risk Awards 2021, February 2022

#2 Global Equity Research Team

Institutional Investor, 2022 Global Equity Research Rankings, January 2022

2021



Ranked best bank for FX in seven categories

FX Markets Best Bank Awards 2021, December 2021

  • Best Bank for spot
  • Best Bank for EEMEA
  • Best Bank for USD/CHF
  • Best Bank for GBP/USD
  • Best Bank single-dealer platform
  • Best Bank for e-trading
  • Best Bank for wealth management

Equity Derivatives House of the Year

Global Derivatives Awards 2021,  GlobalCapital, September 2021

#1 Equity Raising

Investment Banking Awards 2021,
The Banker, September 2021

Best Equities Trading Platform

2021 Markets Choice Awards,
Markets Media, May 2021

Best International Investment Bank in the Philipines, Best International Investment Bank in Thailand

FinanceAsia Country Award 2021,
FinanceAsia, May 2021

Ranked #1 Overall Precious Metals for 10 consecutive years

Energy Risk Magazine Rankings 2021

  • #1 Overall Precious Metals
  • #1 Gold
  • #1 Silver
  • #1 Platinum and Palladium
  • #1 Precious Metals Research

Read more about the results here.

Best Investment Bank in Philippines and Thailand

Euromoney, Regional Awards for Excellence, July 2021

Ranked #2 Overall market share, #2 Electronic Markets and top 3 in eight other categories 

Euromoney, Foreign Exchange Survey, July 2021

  • #2 Overall market share
  • #2 Electronic market share
  • #3 Emerging Markets volumes
  • #2 Spots/Forwards
  • #2 Electronic Spots/Forwards
  • #2 Swaps
  • #1 Electronic Swaps
  • #1 APAC
  • #2 Western Europe
  • #2 Americas

Best International Investment Bank - Philippines and Thailand

FinanceAsia Country Awards 2021, May 2021

Best Equity House – Australia / New Zealand 

IFR Asia Awards 2020, February 2021

Best Investment Bank in Switzerland and Western Europe, and Best Bank for M&A in Western Europe

Global Finance, World’s Best Investment Banks 2020, February 2021

Cross-border M&A Deal of the year, Restructuring Deal of the Year, Initial Public Offering Deal of the Year, Corporate Liability Management of the Year

Latin Finance, Deals of the Year 2020, January 2021

#1 Global Equity Research

Institutional Investor, 2020 Global Rankings, January 2021

2020

Regional Best Overall Services to Hedge Funds, Regional Best Overall Services in Prime Broking and Best for Execution – Cash Equities (Australia)

Asiamoney Brokers Poll 2020, December 2020

 

UBS wins German M&A Financial Adviser of the Year

Mergermarket Europe M&A Awards 2020, December 2020

UBS wins Switzerland M&A Financial Adviser of the Year

Mergermarket Europe M&A Awards 2020, December 2020

Investment Bank of the Year for Equity Raising, and Best Technology Innovation in Investment Banking

The Banker, Investment Banking Awards, Global, September 2020

UBS wins Asia Risk Derivatives House of the Year Ex-Japan

Asia Risk Awards 2020, September 2020

UBS Investment Bank awarded Quant House of the Year

Asia Risk Awards 2020, September 2020

Best Investment Bank in Australia, and Thailand

Euromoney, Regional Awards for Excellence, July 2020

Ranked #2 Overall market share, #3 Overall electronic trading and top 5 in six other categories

Euromoney, Foreign Exchange Survey, June 2020

  • #2 Overall market share
  • #3 Overall Electronic
  • #2 Banks
  • #2 Leveraged Funds
  • #5 Real Money
  • #4 Spots/Forwards
  • #2 Swaps (excl Short-dated)
  • #5 Swaps (incl Short-dated)

UBS Investment Bank Innovation Lab recognized as one of the World's Best Financial Innovation Labs

Global Finance, The Innovators – Best Financial Innovation Labs, May 2020

M&A Deal of the Year for Global Banking Americas

Natura & Co acquisition of Avon
The Banker, Deal of the Year, May 2020

UBS Neo named Best Multi-Asset Class Platform and FX team awarded for eFX Excellence

Profit & Loss, Digital FX Awards, April 2020

For the seventh year in a row, UBS Neo was named Best Multi-Asset Class platform.

The team were also awarded the following Awards for e-FX Excellence

  • Structured Products
  • FX Options
  • Post Trade
  • Research

ECM Bank of the Year for Financial Institutions

Global Capital, Equity Capital Markets Awards 2019, February 2020

Best Equity Bank (Global), Best Investment Bank in Hong Kong

Global Finance, World's Best Investment Banks, February 2020

  • Best Debt Bank in Asia-Pacific
  • Best M&A Bank in Asia-Pacific
  • Best Bank for New Financial Technology in Asia-Pacific
  • Global Best Equity Bank
  • Best Investment Bank in Hong Kong

Best Trading Solution for Fixed Income Markets

TradingTech Insight Awards Europe 2020, February 2020

Best Warrant Provider and Best House for Interest Rates

Structured Retail Products, Europe Awards, January 2020

No.1 Dealer in Precious Metals overall and Precious Metals Research, No.1 in Gold, Silver, Platinum, Palladium

Energy Risk Commodity Rankings, January 2020

2019

Top 3 China A-Share Index Inclusion Brokers of the Year and Top 3 Brokers of the Year

*according to their total Northbound trade volume
Hong Kong Exchange & Clearing (HKEX), Stock Connect Awards, December 2019

Research House of the Year

Risk Awards 2020, December 2019

Best Bank for Swiss Francs

FX Week, Best Bank Awards, November 2019

#1 Global Equity Research

Institutional Investor, 2019 Global Rankings, November 2019


Most Innovative Bank Platform UBS Neo (Orca-Direct), Best Liquidity Providers (Global), Best FX Provider (Western Europe)

Global Finance, World's Best Foreign Exchange Providers 2020, November 2019

Most Innovative Bank for IPO and Equity Raising

The Banker, Investment Banking Awards, October 2019

Equities Derivatives House of the Year (Global)

Global Capital, Derivatives Awards, September 2019

#1 Global Borrower for Equities, #1 EMEA Fixed Income Lending

International Securities Finance survey, September 2019


Fifth year in a row, Asia Risk magazine awards Equity Derivatives House of the Year to UBS

Asia Risk magazine, Asia Risk Awards, September 2019

Best FX liquidity provider of the year

FX Week, eFX Awards, July 2019

#1 Economics & Strategy, Pan-European Brokerage Firm, Overall Research, and #2 Overall Broker

Extel Survey, Europe Awards, June 2019

  • #1 Economics & Strategy: Leading Pan-European Brokerage Firm - Economics & Strategy Research (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
    • #1 Global: Leading Pan-European Brokerage Firm for Global Equity Sectors (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
      • #1 Overall Research: Leading Pan-European Brokerage Firm for Equity & Equity-Linked Research (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
        • #2 Overall Broker: Leading Pan-European Equity House (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
          • #1 Program/Portfolio Trading: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Equity Trading & Execution Service (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
            • #1 Emerging EMEA: Economics: All Brokerage Firms - Emerging EMEA (EMEA Commissions Paid)
              • #1 Emerging EMEA: Equity Strategy: All Brokerage Firms - Emerging EMEA (EMEA Commissions Paid)

              Equity Derivatives House of the Year
              FX Derivatives House of the Year

              GlobalCapital, Americas Derivatives Awards, May 2019


              Best Multi-Asset Class Platform, Post Trade Award and Structured Products Award

              Profit and Loss, Digital FX Awards, May 2019

              UBS Research and UBS Evidence Lab ranked #1 vs bulge bracket peers as "Best at leveraging alternative data"

              Greenwich Associates Survey of U.S. Equities – North American Equity Investors, May 2019

              Five years in a row, Structured Retail Products magazine named UBS Equity Derivatives APAC, Best Warrants Provider

              Structured Retail Products, April 2019

              • Best Private Bank, Asia Pacific
              • Best Distributor, Australia

              UBS Public Distribution Switzerland wins at Swiss Derivative Awards 2019

              Swiss Derivative Awards, March 2019

              • Best Commodities Product
              • Top Service Award

              UBS ranked the leading bank dealer in the six main Precious Metals categories

              EnergyRisk Commodity Rankings, March 2019

              • #1 Precious Metals – Dealers
              • #1 Gold – Dealers
              • #1 Silver - Dealers
              • #1 Platinum and Palladium - Dealers
              • #1 Research in Precious Metals

              Best M&A Bank (global), Best Investment Bank in China, Hong Kong and Singapore, and Best Equity Bank in Western Europe

              World's Best Investment Banks, Global Finance, February 2019

              • Global Best M&A Bank
              • Best Equity Bank in Western Europe
              • Best Investment Bank in China
              • Best Investment Bank in Hong Kong
              • Best Investment Bank in Singapore
              • Best Bank for New Financial Technology in Western Europe
              • Best Bank for New Financial Technology in Asia-Pacific

              UBS ranked #1 in 2019 All-Europe II Research Team Survey

              Institutional Investor, January 2019

              UBS Research has ranked #1 in Institutional Investor's All-Europe Research Team Survey for the second year in a row, with a total of 43 ranked teams out of a possible 44. The survey reflects the opinions of over 1,900 directors of research and heads of investment from institutions managing a combined $4 trillion in European equities.

              Swiss Franc Bond House, EMEA Structured Equity House, and North America Leveraged Loan

              IFR Awards 2018, January 2019

              • Swiss Franc Bond House
              • EMEA Structured Equity House
              • North America Leveraged Loan (ION Trading)
              • Swiss Franc Bond (Nestle), shared win
              • EMEA Structured Equity Issue (Swiss Re), shared win

              2018

              Best Investment Bank and Best Equities House, along with six deal awards

              Achievement Awards, FinanceAsia, 2018

              • Best Indonesia Deal: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ's US$5.9bn acquisition of a 73.8% stake in Bank Danamon from Fullarton Holdings
              • Best Philippines Deal: San Miguel Food & Beverage's Ps34.1bn (US$637m) follow-on
              • Best Belt & Road Deal: Bank of China's US$2.3bn multi-tranche multi-currency bond
              • Best IPO: Viva Energy A$2.65bn
              • Best M&A Deal: CDH-CGP Consortium's A$1.9bn acquisition of Sirtex Medical
              • Best Local Bond: Virgin Australia high-yield 56NC3 bond, A$150m

              Best Corporate and Institutional adviser – global and Best M&A Adviser China, and Hong Kong, and 14 deal awards

              Country Awards, The Asset, 2018

              • Best IPO: Meituan Dianping US$4.2 billion IPO
              • Best investment-grade bond: Vanke Real Estate US$650 million five-year floating rate notes
              • Best FIG bond: Bank of China US$2.65 billion equivalent multi-currency One Belt One Road senior bond offering
              • • Best high-yield bond: Agile Group Holdings US$300 million perpetual non-call five-year hybrid
              • Best block trade: Lifestyle International and Lifestyle China US$665 million block trade
              • Link Asset Management disposal of HK$23 billion of property portfolio to consortium led by Gaw Capital Partners
              • • Best IPO: HDFC Standard Life Insurance US$1.3 billion IPO
              • Best follow-on offering: HDFC Bank US$1.82 billion ADS follow-on offering
              • Best corporate bond: Hyundai Capital Services CHF300 million senior bonds
              • Best green bond: Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company US$600 million
              • Best FIG bond: Security Bank US$300 million senior unsecured notes
              • Best liability management: Petron Corporation US$500 million new perpetual capital securities and tender offer
              • Best IPO: Gulf Energy Development Public Company US$702 million IPO
              • Best convertible bond: Asia Cement Corporation US$215 million NTD-linked convertible bonds

              Best International Bank, Australia

              AsiaMoney, 2018

              UBS named #1 in Global Equities Research

              Institutional Investor's Top Global Research Firms, 2018

              For the second year in a row, UBS has been named Institutional Investor's Top Global Equity Research Firm of the Year, retaining the top spot in the annual ranking. The ranking, based on votes by buy-side analysts and portfolio managers, is an important distinction for sell-side analysts and research teams. Clients voted for their preferred research analysts and teams in each region. Collectively, this resulted in UBS holding 157 leading positions across the world, ranking well ahead of peers.

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              Structured Products House of the Year

              Global Derivatives Awards, Global Capital, 2018

              Most Innovative Bank for Equity-linked Products and Most Innovative Bank for IPO and Equity Raising

              The Banker, Investment Banking Awards, 2018

              #1 in GEM Economics & Macros, and GEM Strategy

              Extel Survey, Europe Awards, 2018

              • #1 GEM Economics & Macro: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Economics & Strategy Research (Based on EMEA Commissions Paid)
              • #1 GEM Strategy: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Economics & Strategy Research (Based on EMEA Commissions Paid)

              Best Spot House in Asia, Best e-FX Trading House in Asia, and Best FX Post Trade Provider in Asia

              Asia FX Awards, FX Week, 2018


              Best Investment Bank in Western Europe, and Australia

              Euromoney's Award for Excellence, 2018

              No 1. Europe Access Provider

              Institutional Investor's All-Europe Corporate Access Ranking, 2018

              Pan-European High Touch Trading, European Portfolio Trading

              Institutional Investor's All-Europe Equity Trading Team, 2018

              #1 in America, Flow insight, trends and market structure

              Institutional Investor's All-America Trading Team, 2018


              #1 Equity Trading & Execution Service, Derivatives Sales, Small & Mid Cap Trading & Execution, and Equity Sales

              ExtelSurvey, Europe Awards, 2018

              • #1 Derivatives: Sales: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Derivatives & Convertibles (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
              • #1 Global Equity Sales: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Sales (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs
              • #1 Pan-European: Small & Mid Caps Trading & Execution: Top Three Brokerage Firms Countries (Inc. Small & Mid Caps) (Based on Commissions Paid)
              • #1 Program/Portfolio Trading: Top Three Brokerage Firms - Equity Trading & Execution Service (Based on Commissions Paid) by Key FMs

              Neo named Most Innovative Bank e-FX Platform of the Year

              eFX Awards, FX Week, 2018

              • Bank e-FX initiative of the year
              • Best bank algorithmic trading technology provider of the year
              • Most innovative bank e-FX platform of the year

              Ranked #2 for Overall Market Share, #1 in Swaps Market Share and a Top 5 ranking in 15 other categories

              FX Survey, Euromoney, 2018

              • #2 in Overall Market Share
              • #3 in Spot/Forwards Market Share
              • #1 in Swaps Market Share
              • #5 in Options Market Share
              • #7 in Emerging Markets Currencies
              • #2 in Real Money
              • #2 in Banks
              • #4 in Leveraged Funds
              • #5 in FX Trading Platforms
              • #3 in Western Europe Market Share
              • #3 in APAC Market Share
              • #3 in Central/Eastern Europe Market Share
              • #5 in Americas Market Share
              • #3 in Overall Electronic Market Share
              • #4 in Spot E-trading Market Share
              • #1 in Swap E-trading Market Share
              • #3 in Options E-Trading Market Share

              Sellside Electronic Execution Department of the Year

              Trading & Technology Awards, Financial News, 2018


              Japan House of the Year; China House of the Year

              Structured Products Awards, 2018

              Best House for Warrants; Hong Kong; China

              Structured Retail Products Awards, 2018

              Most Impressive Debt Advisory House for Financial Institutions and five other categories

              Bond Awards, Global Capital, 2018

              • Most Impressive Bank for FIG AT1 Capital
              • Most Impressive Debt Advisory House for Financial Institutions
              • Most Impressive FIG House in Niche Currencies
              • Most Impressive FIG Syndicate Banker - Armin Peter
              • Best FIG Sales Expertise
              • Bank Most Likley to Win Repeat FIG Bond Mandates

              Best Platform, Best Rates Platform, Best Post-trade, and Best Structured Products Platform

              Profit and Loss Digital FX Awards, 2018


              IPO Bank of the Year, and ECM Bank of the Year for Financial Institutions

              ECM Awards, Global Capital, 2018

              Top Service Award

              Swiss Derivatives Awards, Derivative Partners, 2018

              Best M&A Bank

              World's Best Investment Banks, Global Finance, 2018

              Top Shanghai and Top Shenzhen Connect Trading by an International Broker

              Hong Kong Exchange & Clearing (HKEX), 2018


              Equity Derivatives, FX Derivatives, and Research and Strategy House of the Year

              Americas Derivatives Awards, Global Capital, 2018

              APAC Corporate Bond and Green Finance Deal of the Year, and Europe M&A Deal of the Year

              The Banker, Deal of the Year, 2018

              Best Liquidity Provider

              World’s Best Foreign Exchange Providers, Global Finance, 2018

              2017

              Best Equity Issue and three other categories

              IFR Asia, 2017

              • SRI Bond of the Year: ICBC's US$2.15bn dual-currency Green bonds
              • Best Equity Issue: ZhongAn Online P&A Insurance US$1.76bn IPO
              • Australia/NZ Equity Issue: Royal Dutch Shell's sale of its stake in Woodside Petroleum
              • Thailand Capital Markets Deal: TOA Paint's US$372m IPO

              Winner of six categories in FinanceAsia's Achievements Awards

              FinanceAsia, 2017

              • Best IPO Australia: Netwealth A$264m IPO
              • Best Secondary Offering Australia: Nufarm entitlement offer A$446m
              • Best International Bond Australia (Joint Winner): Bank of Queensland conditional        pass-through covered bond Euro500m
              • Best Hybrid Australia: Westpac perpetual NC10 AT1, US$1.25bn
              • Best Investment Bank, Australia
              • Best Equity House, Australia

              Awarded 21 category wins by The Asset

              The Asset, 2017

              • Best Corporate Bond, India: Marble II (Mphasis) US$500m senior notes
              • Best Green Bond: India Neerg Energy's US$475m green bond
              • Best Equity, Indonesia: Sarana Menara Nusantara US$405m secondary placement
              • Best New Bond, Indonesia: Ska Energi Indonesia US$625m debut bond
              • Best Secondary Offering, Philippines: Metro Pacific Corporation US$256m accelerated sell-down of shares in Meralco
              • Best Rights Isssue, Philippines: BDO Unibank US$1.2bn rights offering
              • Best Bond, Philippines : Republic of the Philippines US$2bn global bonds and switch tender
              • Best IPO, Singapore: Netlink NBN Trust S$2.35bn IPO
              • Best Covered Bond, Singapore: United Overseas Bank dual currency US$500m and Euro500m covered bonds
              • Best M&A Adviser, Hong Kong
              • Best IPO, China: ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Company US$1.75bn IPO
              • Best New Bond, China: China Chentong Holdings US$500m senior bond
              • Best Corporate Bond, China: State Grid Corporation of China US$5bn multi-tranche bond
              • Best Bank Capital, China: Postal Savings Bank of China US$7.25bn additional tier-1 capital securities
              • Best FIG Bond, China: China Development Bank US$4bn multi-tranche dual currency bond
              • Best Green Bond, China: China Three Gorges Corporation Euro650m green bond
              • Best Cross-border, China: China National Chemical Corporation's US$4.3bn acquisition of Syngenta
              • Best Corporate Bond, Hong Kong: Cheung Kong Property US$1.5bn fixed-for-life perpetual securities
              • Best IPO, Korea: Celltrion Healthcare US$887m IPO
              • Best Bond, Korea: Kyobo Life Insurance Company US$500m subordinated capital securities
              • Best IPO, Taiwan: FIT Hon Teng US$394m IPO

              Best for Overall Client Service Coverage, and 22 other categories

              AsiaMoney Bankers Poll, 2017

              • Best for overall services for hedge funds
              • Best for client service coverage
              • Best trading execution - Cash (Australia)
              • Best for overall services in prime broking
              • Best for innovation in prime broking
              • Best for client service for prime broking
              • Best execution - Australia
              • Best economist - Scott Haslem
              • Best team economic for research
              • Best team for automobiles and components
              • Best team for industrials (Australia)
              • Best small cap analyst: Gautam Chhaochharia (Australia)
              • Best anlayst for insurance: Mairko Watanabe (Australia)
              • Best team for diversified financials (Australia)
              • Best team for insurance (Australia)
              • Best team for utilities (India)
              • Best analyst for casinos and gaming - Ramon (Rj) Aguirre (Japan)
              • Best analyst for utilities: Karen Hizon (Japan)
              • Best team for casinos and gaming (Japan)
              • Best team for telecommunications services (Philippines)
              • Best analyst for transportation: Cheryl Lee (Philippines)
              • Best team for materials (Philippines)
              • Best team for transportation (Philippines)

              Best International Bank

              AsiaMoney, 2017

              North America Leverage Loan, Mid-Market Loan and Financial Bond of the Year

              IFR Awards, 2017

              • North America Leveraged Loan (DigiCert)
              • North America Mid-Market Loan (SnapAV)
              • North America Financial Bond of the Year (Bank of Nova Scotia)

              Media Deal of the Year - TMT IPO of the Year

              TMT Finance , World Awards 2017

              House of the Year Switzerland, and Italy, and Deal of the Year

              Structured Products, Europe Awards 2017


              Five deals win at Finance Asia's awards

              Finance Asia, 2017

              • Best China Deal: CIC's Euro12.25bn (US$13.766bn) privatisation of Logicor Europe Ltd
              • Best Philippines Deal: BDO Unibank US$1.2bn rights offering
              • Best Deal of the Year/Best Leveraged Finance Deal: The US$4.65bn take private of Global Logistic Properties
              • Best M&A Deal: ChemChina's USS$43bn acquisition of Syngenta
              • Best ESG Deal: ICBC Luxembourg US$2.15bn equivalent dual-currency, triple-tranche green bond

              Top Performer Award for trade idea performance at bulge brackets (Asia, ex-Japan)

              TIM Group, 2017

              Best Provider of Commodity-linked Structured Products

              Asian Private Banker, 2017