Awards & Accolades

2005

At DBS, we put our customers first. And the confidence that our customers have in us drives us to excel and to redefine boundaries.

We continued to garner numerous prestigious awards in 2005, reflecting our growing strength and influence on the financial landscape throughout Asia. We are proud that the market recognises the strengths of our diverse team and our ability to deliver innovative financial solutions to our customers. Here are some of our awards.


IFR Asia

  • Singapore Equity House - DBS

Global Finance

World's Best Foreign Exchange Banks 2006

Best Trade Finance Banks and Providers 2006

  • Country Winner: Singapore - DBS

Private Banker International

Outstanding Private Bank Asia Pacific Award

The Asset

Asset Asian Triple A Awards 2005 Country Awards:

  • Best Domestic Investment Bank
  • Best Domestic Bank

Global Finance

World's Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank (Asia/Pacific)

The Banker

  • Ranked 11th: Top 200 Asian Banks

Euromoney

  • International Cash Management Services
  • Ranked 12th: Asia
  • Ranked 30th: Western Europe
  • Ranked 24th: Central & Eastern Europe
 

Basic Point

    Ranked 9th:
  • Asia-Pacific Mandated Arrangers (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 3rd:
  • China Mandated Arrangers (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 2nd:
  • Asia Mandated Arrangers (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 6th:
  • Hong Kong/ Macau Mandated Arrangers (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 3rd:
  • India Mandated Arrangers (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 7th:
  • Malaysia Mandated Arrangers (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 1st:
  • Singapore Mandated Arrangers (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 4th:
  • South Korea Mandated Arrangers (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 2nd:
  • Thailand Mandated Arrangers (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 8th:
  • Asia-Pacific Bookrunners (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 10th:
  • China Bookrunners (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 4th:
  • Asia Bookrunners (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 6th:
  • India Bookrunners (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 3rd:
  • Singapore Bookrunners (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 2nd:
  • South Korea Bookrunners (Jan-Sep)
  • Ranked 10th:
  • HK$ Floating-Rate Issues (Jan-Sep)

The Asset

Best Domestic Bank

  • DBS - Singapore

Best Domestic Investment Bank

  • DBS - Singapore

AsiaRisk

Asia Risk Local Market Award 2005

  • House of the Year - Singapore

Best Domestic Providers of FX Services as voted by Corporate

  • DBS - Singapore

Asiamoney

Best Domestic Providers of FX Services as voted by Financial Institutions

The Banker

Bank of the Year

FinanceAsia

Best Asian Bank

    Best Domestic Providers for Local Currency

    Ranked 10th (Local Currency Products):
  • Best overall for Interest Rate-linked Structured Products
  • Currency-linked Structured Products

    Ranked 7th:
  • Best Ideas & Most Innovative Products
  • Ranked 8th:
  • Best Understanding of Client Constraints
  • Local Currency Products

    Ranked 7th:
  • Best Product Range
  • Ranked 6th:
  • Best at Structuring Products that Accurately Reflect your Risk-Reward Expectations
  • Ranked 8th:
  • Best Understanding of Client Constraints
  • Ranked 4th:
  • Best Market Coverage & Research for Structured Products

Asiamoney

Interest Rate-Linked Structured Products

    G3 Denominated Products:

    Ranked 10th:
  • Best Ideas & Most Innovative Products
  • Ranked 8th:
  • Best Understanding of Client Constraints
  • Local Currency Products:

    Ranked 5th:
  • Best Product Range
  • Ranked 10th:
  • Best Ideas & Most Innovative Products
  • Ranked 8th:
  • Best at Strutting Products that Accurately Reflect your Risk-reward Expectations
  • Ranked 4th:
  • Best Understanding of Client Constraints
  • Ranked 3rd:
  • Best Market Coverage & Research for Structured Products
  • Ranked 8th:
  • Best Price Capabilities for Structured Products
  • Ranked 7th:
  • Best Training & Educational Support for Structured Products
  • Ranked 9th:
  • Best After-sales Service for Structured Products
  • Asiamoney Cash Management Poll

  • Best Local Cash Management Bank - Singapore
  • Best Domestic Bank for local currency cash management services - SGD as voted by financial institutions
  • Most Innovative Cash Management Solutions
  • Best at Understanding your Business Strategies, Objectives and Requirements
  • Best at Implementing Cash Management Solutions

Global Finance

World's Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank (Singapore)

Euromoney

Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2005

  • Best Bank Singapore

FinanceAsia

2005 Country Awards for Achievement - Southeast Asia

    Singapore:
  • Best Bank - DBS
  • Best Investment Bank - DBS
  • Best Broker - DBS Vickers
  • Best Equities House - DBS

Asiamoney

Annual Asia's Best Banks Awards

    Singapore:
  • Best Domestic Commercial Bank
  • Best Domestic Equities House

The Asset

The Asset Benchmark Research

  • The top regional & domestic brokerage house in Asia 2005
  • Weighed by Turnover:
  • Ranked 4th: Region - DBS Vickers
  • Ranked 4th: Singapore - DBS Vickers
  • Weighed by AUM:
  • Ranked 5th: Region - DBS Vickers
  • Ranked 4th: Singapore - DBS Vickers
  • Weighed by Tier Shares:
  • Ranked 3rd: Region - DBS Vickers
  • Ranked 4th: Singapore - DBS Vickers

The Asian Banker

Best Retail Bank - Singapore

The Asset

Best in Corporate Governance Awards 2005

  • Singapore - DBS

FinanceAsia

Asia Best Companies 2005

  • Best in Asia - Financial Sector
  • Ranked 3rd:
  • Best Managed Company
  • Ranked 3rd:
  • Best Corporate Governance
  • Ranked 2nd:
  • Best Investor Relations

Incisive Media Group

Operational Risk Achievement Awards

  • Award winner - DBS Bank

Global Custodian

Review of Agent Banks in Major Markets

  • Best Agent Bank - Singapore

The Asset

Best Cash Management

  • Country: Singapore

Global Finance

World's Best Bank 2004

  • Country: Singapore
  • World's Best Sub-Custodians - DBS
  • World's Best Foreign Exchange Banks & Providers - DBS Group
  • World's Best Trade Finance Providers - DBS Group

World's Best Foreign Exchange Banks Award 2005

  • Regional Winners: Southeast Asia - DBS
  • Country Winners: Singapore - DBS
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