Top Investment Banks in the World

Profiles of top investment banks around the world:

JP Morgan Chase - Bloomberg Markets ranks J.P. Morgan as top investment bank. As measured by fees, J.P. Morgan stands atop the Bloomberg 20, at $4.97 billion. The magazine's editors also ranked J.P. Morgan as #1 in the equity tables, at $2.19 billion in total fees, and debt, $1.33 billion.

Morgan Stanley - It is a global leader in investment banking, consistently ranked among the top firms in mergers and acquisitions, equity underwriting and debt financings. The Investment Banking Division offers financial advisory and capital-raising services to corporations, organizations and governments around the world.

Goldman Sachs - It is a full-service global investment banking and securities firm, offering the broadest range of products and advisory services to its clients. Investment Banking initiatives include: Determining the appropriate capital structure for a leveraged buy-out; Advising company on a cross-border merger; Structuring the initial public offering of a subsidiary; Refinancing an outstanding bond; Re-balancing the currency exposure of pension fund.

Citigroup Inc. - It is the preeminent global investment banking firm and the foremost global underwriter in combined equity and debt issuance, providing comprehensive financial advisory and capital raising services to top corporations, financial institutions and governments worldwide.

UBS - It is a top financial services firm offering wealth management, investment banking, asset management and business banking services worldwide. UBS has been voted No.1 Pan-European Sales Force in Institutional Investor magazine's annual Pan-European Equity Sales Rankings for 2007.

* Best Investment Banks in:
- UK
- Canada
- Australia
- Europe
- Asia
- India
- Philippines
- Singapore
- Hong Kong
- Nigeria
- South Africa