Awards & Rankings

While the results we achieve for our clients are the best indicator of our success, we are equally proud of the recognition we have earned from industry analysts, peers and trade publications. They include the following:

 

Firm Awards
  • #2 All Financings (Financial Post, CY2013 & CY2014)
  • UK's Best Workplaces – Medium Category (Great Place to Work UK, 2014)

 

 

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Corporate & Investment Banking

Debt Underwriting

  • #1 Government Debt Underwriting - Bonus credit to lead (Bloomberg, CY2014)
  • #1 Corporate Debt Underwriting - Excludes self-led domestic bank deals and credit card deals. Bonus credit to lead. (Bloomberg, CY2014)

Corporate Lending and Syndications

  • #2 Lead Arranger of Canadian Corporate Syndicated Loans - Deal volume awarded proportionately to the lead arrangers. (Bloomberg, CY2014)

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • #3 Canadian M&A Advisor - For announced transactions with any Canadian target from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014 (Thomson Reuters)

 

 

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Equities

 

Prime Brokerage

  • Top Rated Prime Broker in Canada (Global Custodian Survey, 2008-2013)

Equity Sales and Trading

  • #1 Equity Options Block Trading (Montreal Exchange, 2014)
  • #1 Equity Block Trader (IRESS, 2001-2013)

Research

  • #1 StarMine Industry Analyst Award: Top Stock Pickers – Retail – Michael Van Aeist (Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  • #1 StarMine Industry Analyst Award: Top Earnings Estimator – Retail – Michael Van Aeist (Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  • #1 StarMine Industry Analyst Award: Top Earnings Estimator – Paper & Forest Products – Sean Steuart (Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  • #2 StarMine Industry Analyst Award: Top Earnings Estimator – Financial Services – Graham Ryding (Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  • #3 StarMine Industry Analyst Award: Top Stock Pickers – Paper & Forest Products – Sean Steuart (Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  • #3 StarMine Industry Analyst Award: Top Earnings Estimator - Energy Equipment & Services - Scott Treadwell (Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  • #3 StarMine Industry Analyst Award: Top Stock Pickers - Diversified Industrials – Tim James (Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  • #3 StarMine Industry Analyst Award: Top Earnings Estimator - Chemicals & Utilities - Sean Steuart (Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  • #3 StarMine Overall Analyst Award:  Top Stock Pickers - Retail, Food & Beverages -  Michael Van Aeist (Thomson Reuters, 2015)
  • Canadian TopGun Analyst of the Year – Mario Mendonca (Brendan Wood International, 2014)
  • #1 Investors' Choice TopGun Analyst – Banks – Mario Mendonca (Brendan Wood International, 2014)
  • #1 Investors' Choice TopGun Analyst – Base Metals & Minerals – Greg Barnes (Brendan Wood International, 2014)
  • #1 Investors' Choice TopGun Analyst – Insurance – Mario Mendonca (Brendan Wood International, 2014)
  • #1 Investors' Choice TopGun Analyst – Index Analysis – Peter Haynes (Brendan Wood International, 2014)
  • #1 Investors' Choice TopGun Analyst – Economics – John Aitkens (Brendan Wood International, 2014)

Structured Notes

  • U.S. Structured Note Issuer - Rising Star (MTN-I, 2015)

 

 

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Fixed Income, Currencies & Metals

Fixed Income & Currencies

  • SSA Rising Star Overall (Global Capital Bond Awards, 2015)
  • SSA Rising Star Bank in Dollars (Global Capital Bond Awards, 2015)
  • Most Impressive SSA House in Non-Core Dollars (Global Capital Bond Awards, 2015)
  • Rising Star Bank – Supranationals & Agencies (Global Capital Bond Awards, 2015)
  • Kangaroo Primary Market House of the Year (KangaNews Awards, 2009, 2012, 2014)
  • Kangaroo Secondary Market House of the Year (KangaNews Awards, 2007-2014)
  • #1 Most Improved Supranational and Agency Bond House (Global Capital Bond Awards, 2014)
  • #1 Most Impressive SSA House in Australian and/or New Zealand Dollars (Global Capital Bond Awards, 2013-2014)
  • #3 Most Impressive SSA House in Niche Currencies (Global Capital Bond Awards, 2012-2014)

Deals of the Year

  • #1 Emerging Market Currency Deal of the Year – International Finance Corporation, RP20B (Global Capital Awards, 2014)
  • #3 Emerging Market Currency Deal of the Year – International Finance Corporation, RP12B (Global Capital Awards, 2014)
  • #1 Nordic Currency Deal of the Year – Nestle, NKR1B (Global Capital Awards, 2014)
  • #1 Sub-Sovereign/Municipal Deal of the Year – Quebec, $1.6B (Global Capital Awards, 2014)
  • #2 Sub-Sovereign/Municipal Deal of the Year – Ontario, $2B (Global Capital Awards, 2014)
  • #1 Canadian Dollar Deal of the Year – European Investment Bank, C$500M + C$700M tap (Global Capital Awards, 2014)
  • #3 Canadian Dollar Deal of the Year – Citi, C$700M (Global Capital Awards, 2014)
  • #3 Canadian Dollar Deal of the Year – KfW, C$1B (Global Capital Awards, 2014)
  • #2 Green Bond Deal of the Year – Toronto-Dominion Bank, C$500M (Global Capital Awards, 2014)
  • #3 Australian Dollar/New Zealand Dollar Deal of the Year – Export Development Canada, NZ$300M (Global Capital Awards, 2014)

 

 

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Global Transaction Banking
  • World's Best Treasury & Cash Management Providers – U.S. Regional Middle Market Providers Northeast (Global Finance, 2014)
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July 30, 2015