Top Investment Banking Firms

Following are the top leading investment banking firms/companies with great international reputation:

JP Morgan Chase - It is consistently ranked at the top of the investment banking firms and is one of the oldest financial institutions in the United States. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. Its stock is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Morgan Stanley - It has won a number of top investment banking awards presented by leading financial publications, such as being named the region's Best Investment Bank for 2009 by FinanceAsia and Asiamoney magazines. IFR Asia and The Asset magazine also named Morgan Stanley as the Best India Equity House. Additionally, it was the 2008's most efficient trader among the banks, according to a review conducted by Financial News.

Goldman Sachs - It is a top leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a broad range of services worldwide. The firm is proud to be recognized by external publications and organizations as an employer of choice and as a leader in the financial services industry.

UBS - It is a global firm providing financial services to private, corporate and institutional clients. UBS has been ranked 4th in Institutional Investor (II) magazine's first ever survey of America's Best Investment Banks. In addition, UBS was ranked 1st among small and mid-cap companies and 3rd in the ranking for buy-side advisory. UBS is also the leading investment banking franchise in Australia based on the value of announced M&A transactions, according to the Thomson Financial. In 2007, the firm advised on 42 deals worth US$261bn, representing an overall market share of 64.4%.

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