September 8, 2010Investment Bankingby EconomyWatch

Investment Banks Ranking

Investment bank rankings are reports released by different credit rating companies and independent magazines. The commonly used criteria used in ranking systems include market share, number and size of deals, quality of advisory service, structuring capabilities, distribution and reach network, pricing and after-market performance of underwritings. 

According to Bloomberg, the top 10 investment banks in 2009 are:

1.    JPMorgan Chase, $4.97 billion (2008 rank: 1 , $4.3 billion)

2.    Goldman Sachs, $4.56 billion (2008 rank: 3 , $3.69 billion)

3.    Morgan Stanley, $4.33 billion (2008 rank: 5 , $3.03 billion)

4.    Bank of America Merrill Lynch, $4.0 billion (2008: N.A)

5.    Citigroup, $3.86 billion (2008 rank: 2 , 3.77 billion)

6.    Credit Suisse, $2.9 billion (2008 rank: 8 , $2.25 billion)

7.    Deutsche Bank, $2.67 billion (2008 rank: 7 , $2.45 billion)

8.    UBS, $2.51 billion (2008 rank: 4 , $3.12 billion)

9.    Barclays Capital, $2.26 billion (2008 rank: 9 , $1.91 billion)

10. Nomura Holdings, $1.87 billion (2008 rank: 12 , $0.91 billion)

 

 

 

 

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