Awards & Accolades

2007

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 2007, 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.


The Banker

Bank of the Year 2007

  • Bank of the Year - Singapore

FinanceAsia

2007 Achievement Awards

  • Best Small-Cap Equity House: DBS Bank
  • Best Singapore Deal: Ascendas India Trust's $366 million IPO
  • Lead managers: Citi, DBS and JPMorgan
  • Best Bank Capital Raising: DBS Bank Limited's $2 billion dual-tranche offering
  • Lead managers: DBS Bank, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan

IFR Asia

IFR Asia's 2007 Roll of Honour

Country Awards:
  • Singapore Capital Markets Deal -
  • DBS - US$2bn Lower Tier 2 Global Bond

Global Finance

World Best Foreign Exchange Banks 2007

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

The Asset

Asset Asian Triple A Awards 2007

    Country Awards:
  • Best Domestic Bank
  • Best Domestice Investment Bank
  • Best Equity House

Euromoney

Cash Management Poll:

  • Ranked 18th - DBS (Global)
  • Ranked 22nd - DBS (Western Europe)
  • Ranked 8th - DBS (North Asia)
  • Ranked 8th - DBS (South -East Asia)
  • Ranked 9th - DBS (South Asia)

Global Finance

World's Best Foreign Exchange Banks

  • Regional Winners, Southeast Asia - DBS

World's Best Sub-Custodians

  • Country Winners, Singapore - DBS

Global Finance

The World's Best Banks 2007

  • Asia/Pacific - DBS, Singapore

Global Finance

The World's Safest Banks 2007

  • Ranked 40th - DBS, Singapore

AsiaRisk

House of the Year

  • Singapore - DBS Bank

Business Continuity Planning Asia

Group Excellence in Business Continuity Management award

  • Business Category Winner

Global Finance World's Best Internet Banks

  • Best Consumer Internet Bank - Singapore

Global Finance

World's Best Internet Banks in Asia 2007

  • Best Consumer Internet Banks, Singapore

Alpha Southeast Asia

Best Cash Management House award

  • Best Bond House - DBS Bank
  • Best Investment Bank - DBS Bank
  • Best Equity House - DBS Bank
  • Best Bank - DBS Bank
  • Best Cash Management House - DBS Bank
  • Best Broker - DBS Vickers
 

Money Markets

2007 International Custody Review & Survey

  • Best improved sub-custodian bank in Asia
  • Best of class in Singapore
  • 5-star rated in terms of value added
  • (on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 stars the highest)

Alpha Southeast Asia

SEA Best Financial Institutions Awards

  • Best Bank - DBS Bank Best Bank - DBS Bank
  • Best Cash Management Bank - DBS Bank
  • Best Investment Bank - DBS Bank
  • Best Bond House - DBS Bank
  • Best Equity House - DBS Bank
  • Best Broker - DBS Vickers

FinanceAsia

2007 Country Awards for Achievement

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

FinanceAsia

Asia's Best Companies Poll 2007

    Country - Singapore:
  • Best Managed Company
  • Ranked 4th - DBS Bank
  • Best Corporate Governance
  • Ranked 5th - DBS Bank
  • Best Investor Relations
  • Ranked 8th - DBS Bank
  • Most Committed to a Strong Dividend Policy
  • Ranked 5th - DBS Bank

Asiamoney

Best Bank Awards

    Country - Singapore:
  • Best Domestic Bank - DBS Bank
  • Best Domestic Equity House - DBS Bank
  • Best Domestic Debt House - DBS Bank

The Asian Banker Journal

The Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2007

    Country - Singapore:
  • Best Retail Bank - DBS Bank

Asian Legal Business

ALB Law Awards 2007

  • Banking and Financial Services In-House Team of the Year

Global Finance

World's Best Sub-Custodians 2007

    Country - Singapore:
  • DBS Bank

Asian Investor

Top 200 Asian Institutional Investors

  • Ranked 33rd - DBS Bank

Incisive Media Group

2007 Operational Risk and Compliance Achievement Award

  • Basel II Standardised or Alternative Standardised Operational Risk Framework

Global Finance

Annual Survey

  • Best Developed Market Banks

The Asset

The Asset's Annual Corporate Governance Rankings

  • Singapore Best 60 Companies
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Group

Forbes Asia

Global 2000 World Leaders

  • Ranked 358th - DBS Group

The Asset

The Asset 2007 Transaction Banking Awards

    Country - Singapore:
  • Best Transaction Banking
  • Best Trade Finance
  • Best Domestic Custody
  • Best Sub-Custodian
  • Best Cash Management
  • Country - Indonesia:
  • Best Trade Finance

Global Investor

Global Investor Award 2006

  • Asia Sub-Custody, Singapore
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank (Weighted Scores)

Air Finance Journal

  • Asian Deal of the Year (Air China ) - DBS
  • Middle East Deal of the Year (Emirates) - DBS

Euromoney

Country - Hong Kong

  • Best Local Private Bank
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank

Country - Singapore

  • Best Local Private Bank
  • Ranked 1st - DBS Bank

The Asset

The Asset Asian Triple A Transaction Banking Awards 2007

Country Awards:
  • Best Transaction Banking
  • Best Trade Finance
  • Best Domestic Custody
  • Best Sub-Custodian
  • Best Cash Management
  • Indonesia
  • Best Trade Finance

Global Finance

World's Best Foreign Exchange Banks 2007

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