Since 1987 Global Finance regularly selects the top performers among banks and other providers of financial services. assigning awards that have become a trusted standard of excellence for the global financial community.
In 2021, for the 22nd edition of these Awards, Intesa Sanpaolo has been named Best Investment Bank in Italy and World’s Best Investment Bank for Telecoms.
A series of criteria have been used to select winners: market share, number and size of deals announced or completed in 2020, service and advice, structuring capabilities, distribution network, efforts to address market conditions, innovation, pricing, after-market performance of underwritings and market reputation.
Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher and editorial director of Global Finance, claimed:
“With widespread expectations of consolidation in multiple sectors and all around the world, investment banks will play a leading role in reshaping the world economy post-pandemic. Companies need more than ever to understand the specialties and skills that investment bank brings to the table. Global Finance awards are a valuable guide.”