Awards & Accolades

2006

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 2006, 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.


FinanceAsia

Awards for Achievements 2006

  • Best Small-cap Equity House - DBS Bank

Euromoney

Euromoney's Cash Management Poll

  • Best Local Bank in Southeast Asia
  • 9th overall - Southeast Asia
  • 10th overall - South Asia
 

The Edge-Lipper

Singapore Unit Trust Fund Awards

  • Best Fund Group over three years (Overall Group)
  • Best Fund Group over three years (Bond Group)

Wall Street Journal

Asia 200 Survey

Country - Singapore
  • Top 10 Most Admired Companies
  • Top in Financial Soundness Award Category

The Asset

Asset Asian Triple A Awards 2006

Country Awards
  • Best Domestic Investment Bank
  • Best Domestic Bank
  • Best Domestic Investment Bank
  • Best Debt House
Thailand
  • Best Deal - TMB Bank US$200m Hybrid Tier 1 - Joint Bookrunner

Private Banker International

  • Outstanding Regional Private Bank - Asia Pacific

AsiaRisk

Asia Risk Awards 2006

  • House of the Year - Singapore

Euromoney

2006 Cash Management Poll

South-East Asia
  • Best Local Bank - DBS
South-East Asia
  • Ranked 9th - DBS
South Asia
  • Ranked 10th - DBS

Euromoney

Asia Best Companies

Banking & Finanical:
  • Ranked 5th - DBS

SIAS

SIAS Investors' Choice Awards

Category F: Finance
  • Winner - DBS
Category O: Big Cap ($1 billion dollar cap)
  • Runner-up - DBS

The Asian Banker

  • Top 20 Best Retail Bank in Asia Pacific - Ranked 5th

Global Finance

Global Finance Annual Survey

The World's Safest Banks 2006:
  • Ranked 34th - DBS
World Best Foreign Exchange Banks & Providers 2006:
  • Singapore - DBS
World Best Trade Finance Providers 2006:
  • Singapore - DBS

The Asian Banker

The Asian Banker 300

The Largest Banks in Southeast Asia:
  • Ranked 1st - DBS
The Regional Largest Banks:
  • Ranked 22nd - DBS
The Largest Banks in Greater China:
  • Ranked 22nd - DBS
Performance Rankings:
  • Ranked 36th - DBS (Largest Profit)
  • Ranked 14th - DBS Bank (HK) (Highest Capital Adequacy Ratio)
Top Three Strongest Banks:
  • By Country
  • Ranked 3rd - DBS (Singapore)
Asia Pacific's Strongest Banks:
  • Ranked 21st - DBS
  • Ranked 103th - DBS Bank (HK)
Asia Pacific's Strongest Banks:
  • By Country
  • Ranked 6th - DBS Bank (HK) (Hong Kong)
  • Ranked 1st - DBS (Singapore)

IR Magazine

IR Magazine Awards 2006

Grand Prix for Best Overall Investor Relations (Large cap):
  • Highly commended - DBS
Most Progress in Investor Relations:
  • Winner - DBS (' DBS has become much more prompt in terms of answering queries and is now more accessible, whether through telephone, email or direct contact' ')
Best Investor Relations by a CEO or Chairman (Large cap):
  • Highly commended - DBS, Mr Jackson Tai
Best Corporate Governance:
  • Higher Commended - DBS

Asiamoney

Foreign Exchange Poll

Corporate FX Poll-
  • Best Domestic Provider of RX Services
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best for Competitive and Prompt Spot Pricing
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best for Competitive and Prompt Forward Pricing
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best FX (Vanilla) Option Provider for Non-Asian Currencies
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best FX (Vanilla) Option Provider for Local (Asian) Currencies
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best FX Prime Broking Services for Asian Clients
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best for FX Sales
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best Single Electronic Trading Platform
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best for Innovative FX Products and Structured Ideas
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best Post-Trade Services, including Back-Office
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best Customer Service
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best for Currency Strategy
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best for Macroeconomic Research
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank
Best for Technical Analysis
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank

Asiamoney

Structured Products Poll

Best Overall Provider for G3 Denominated Products
  • Ranked 7th - DBS Bank
Best overall Provider for Local Currency Products
  • Ranked 6th - DBS Bank
Currency: Local Currency Products
  • Best Structuring Capabilities
  • Ranked 5th - DBS Bank
Best Research and Market Coverage
  • Ranked 5th - DBS Bank

Asiamoney

Cash Management Poll as voted by Corporates

Best Local Cash Management Bank
  • Ranked 1st (Small) - DBS Bank
  • Ranked 1st (Medium) - DBS Bank
  • Ranked 1st (Large) - DBS Bank
Best overall Domestic Cash Management Services
  • Ranked 1st (Small) - DBS Bank
  • Ranked 1st (Medium) - DBS Bank
  • Ranked 1st (Large) - DBS Bank
Best overall Cross-Border Cash Management Services
  • Ranked 1st (Small) - DBS Bank
  • Ranked 1st (Medium) - DBS Bank

Euromoney

Bank Atlas 2005 - The World's Largest Banks ( Asia ):

  • Ranked 11th

FinanceAsia

Top 100 Asian Banks 2006

Ranked 11th
  • By Location ( Singapore ) - DBS
Ranked 4th (by asset)
  • By Location - DBS Bank ( Hong Kong )
Ranked 1st (by asset)
  • By Location ( Singapore ) - DBS

The Asian Banker Journal

The Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2006

Country - Singapore
  • Best Retail Bank - DBS Bank

The Banker

Top 25 - Asia (Tier 1 capital):
  • Ranked 11th
Top 1000 World Banks (Tier 1 Capital):
  • Ranked 74th
Top 1000 World Bank by Country (Tier 1 Capital):
  • Ranked 1st - Singapore

FinanceAsia

FinanceAsia Country Awards for Achievement

Country - Singapore
  • Best Bank
  • Best Investment Bank
  • Best Equity House
  • Best Broker - DBS Vickers
  • Best Bond House

Euromoney

Euromoney Awards for Excellence

  • Best Bank in Singapore

FinanceAsia

FinanceAsia Asia's Best Companies

Country - Singapore
  • Best Managed Company - Ranked 3rd
  • Best Corporate Governance- Ranked 2nd
  • Best Investor Relations - Ranked 3rd
  • Best Commitment to Strong Dividend - Ranked 8

Asiamoney

Asiamoney Best Domestic Bank Awards 2006

  • Best Equity House
  • Best Debt House

The Asset

The Asset Triple A Transaction Banking Awards 2006

Singapore:
  • Best Cash Management Bank
  • Best Trade Finance Bank
  • Best Sub-Custodian Bank

Hitwise

Hitwise Online Performance Award

  • Business & Finance - Bank and Financial Institutions category - No 1 website

Global Investor

Best sub-custody providers in Asia

  • Ranked 1st - weighted category
  • Ranked 2nd - unweighted category

International Enterprise Singapore

Singapore Brand Award 2005

  • Winner
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