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 2011, 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.

2011


IFR Asia

IFR Asia Awards 2011

  • Domestic Bond of the Year, Asia: Cheung Kong (Holdings) S$500m perpetual - Joint Lead
  • Securitisation Deal of the Year, Asia: Silver Oak's US$645m CMBS - Joint Lead
  • Equity House of the Year, Singapore
  • Bond House of the Year, Singapore
  • Loan House of the Year, Singapore

Global Finance

World's Best Trade Finance Bank Providers 2012

  • Best Trade Finance Bank, Singapore

Alpha Southeast Asia

Annual Deal & Solution Awards 2011

  • Best Deal of the Year
  • Best Structured Trade Solution of the Year

Finance Asia

Achievement Awards 2011

  • Best Offshore RMB Offering
  • Best Singapore Deal: Cheung Kong Holdings' SGD 500 million senior perp

IR Magazine

IR Magazine South East Asia Awards 2011

  • Best Investor Relations by Sector (Banks & Financial Services), South East Asia
  • Best Investor Relations by a CEO, South East Asia - Piyush Gupta
  • Best Investor Relations by a CEO, Pan Asia - Piyush Gupta

The Banker

Bank of the Year 2011

  • Bank of the Year, Singapore

European CEO

FX & Treasury Management Awards 2011

  • Best FX & Treasury Management Provider: Asia Pacific & Southeast Asia

The Asset

Triple A Country Awards 2011

  • Best Domestic Bank
  • Best Investment Bank
  • Best Domestic Bond House

Finance Asia

Top 20 people in cash management in Asia

  • Lum Yin Fong

Global Finance

World's Best Foreign Exchange Providers 2012

  • Best FX Bank in Southeast Asia
  • Best FX Bank in Singapore

The Family Council

2011 Family-Friendly Employers Award Scheme

  • Distinguished Family-Friendly Employers

Yazhou Zoukan

2011 Asia Brand Excellence Awards

  • DBS MySavings

Yazhou Zhoukan

Asian Banking 300 - Top 10 in Hong Kong region

  • Ranked 6th - DBS Hong Kong

Metro Daily

Prime Awards for Banking and Finance Corporations 2011

  • Best SME Bank

Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA)

43rd Distinguished Salesperson Award

  • Customer Centre Executives - Chim Kin Ping, Kim & Leung Kwan Lok

Hong Kong Chamber of Small and Medium Business

Best SME Partner

  • DBS Hong Kong

PWM/The Banker

2011 Global Private Banking Awards

  • Best Private Bank in Singapore

Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

Investors' Choice Awards 2011

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award: Runner-up
  • Most Transparent Company Award, Finance category: Runner-up
  • Internal Audit Excellence Award: Runner-up

Asia Risk

Asia Risk Awards 2011

  • Regional Derivatives House of the Year
  • House of the Year, Singapore

Asiamoney

Brokers Poll 2011

  • Best local brokerage, Singapore

Contact Centre Association of Singapore

International Contact Centre Awards 2011

  • Best Customer Experience, Gold Award
  • Best use of IVR - Gold award
  • Best Contact Centre (over 100 seats), Gold Award
  • Best Contact Centre (20 - 100 seats), Silver Award
  • Best Customer Centre Champion – Sean Chua, Silver Award
  • Best Customer Service Professional – Ma Cristina Ii Reyes Dones, Bronze award

Global Finance

Stars of China

  • Best Treasury & Cash Management Bank (Foreign)

The Asset

Triple A Investment Awards

  • Rising Star FX Derivatives House, Asia-Pacific
  • Best Derivatives House, China
  • Best Derivatives House, Singapore
  • Wealth Manager of the Year, Singapore

Dun & Bradstreet

Polaris Software Banking Awards

  • Asset Quality - Best Foreign Bank

The Banker

Top 1000 World Banks

  • Ranked 1st in ASEAN
  • Ranked 5th in Asia-Pacific (ex China and Japan)
  • Ranked 57th in the world

Asiamoney

FX Polls 2011

    Singapore
  • Best domestic providers of FX services (voted by financial institutions): ranked 1st


  • Taiwan
  • Best for overall FX services as voted by corporates: ranked 5th
  • Best for competitive and prompt forward pricing as voted by corporates: ranked 2nd
  • Best FX (vanilla) options provider for non-Asian currencies as voted by corporates: ranked 2nd
  • Best FX (vanilla) options provider for local Asian currencies as voted by corporates: ranked 2nd


  • Hong Kong
  • Best FX (vanilla) options provider for local Asian currencies as voted by corporates: ranked 2nd

Global Finance

World's Safest Bank 2011

  • Safest bank in Asia
  • Ranked 19th globally

Asia Risk

Asia Risk Corporate Rankings 2011

  • Ranked 4th overall in Asia
  • Ranked 4th in currency products in Asia
  • Ranked 3rd in interest rate products in Asia
  • Ranked 1st in Singapore dollar currency products, vanilla hedging instruments

Asiamoney

Cash Management Poll 2011

    Asia-Pacific
  • Best Global cash management services in Asia Pacific as voted by small financial institutions:
    Ranked 7th
  • Best Global cash management services in Asia Pacific as voted by medium financial institutions:
    Ranked 9th
  • Best Global cash management services in Asia Pacific as voted by medium corporates: Ranked 5th
  • Best Global cash management services in Asia Pacific as voted by large corporates: Ranked 8th
    Singapore
  • Best local cash management bank as voted by medium corporates in Singapore: Ranked 1st
  • Best local cash management bank as voted by large corporates in Singapore: Ranked 1st
  • Best local currency cash management services as voted by financial institutions - SGD
    China
  • Best Foreign cash management banks as voted by small corporates: Ranked 1st
  • Best Foreign cash management banks as voted by medium corporates: Ranked 3rd
    Hong Kong
  • Best Foreign cash management banks as voted by small corporates: Ranked 3rd
  • Best Foreign cash management banks as voted by medium corporates: Ranked 3rd
    Taiwan
  • Best Foreign cash management banks as voted by small corporates: Ranked 2nd
  • Best Foreign cash management banks as voted by large corporates: Ranked 3rd

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters Starmine Analyst Awards 2011 - Singapore

  • Top overall stock pickers in Singapore - Ranked 1st: Andy Sim, DBS Vickers
  • Top stock pickers by industry - Ranked 1st in Retail & Consumer Products: Ben Santoso

The Asset

The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2011

  • Best Corporate Sukuk for Khazanah Nasional S$1.5 billion dual trust certificates - joint bookrunner and joint lead manager (IBA & DBS)
  • Best Islamic Loan Syndication for Parkway Holdings S$750 million syndicated murabaha facility - joint arranger
 

Asian Banking and Finance

Asian Banking and Finance Retail Banking Awards 2011

  • Singapore Retail Bank of the Year
  • Best Self-Service Initiative - Silver
  • Best Advertising Campaign - Silver

Alpha Southeast Asia

Alpha Southeast Asia 5th Annual Financial Institution Award

  • Best Broker, Southeast Asia
  • Best Bond House, Singapore
  • Best Equity House, Singapore (for 5 consecutive years)
  • Best Investment Bank, Singapore (for 5 consecutive years)
  • Best Institutional Broker, Singapore
  • Best Retail Broker, Singapore
  • Best Trade Finance Bank, Singapore
  • Best Cash Management Bank, Singapore
  • Best FX Bank for Corporates and FIs, Singapore

FinanceAsia

FinanceAsia Country Awards 2011 (Singapore)

  • Best Bank, Singapore
  • Best Investment Bank, Singapore
  • Best Equity House, Singapore
  • Best Bond House, Singapore
  • Best FX Bank, Singapore
  • Best Cash Management Bank, Singapore
  • Best Broker, Singapore
 

Euromoney

Euromoney Awards for Excellence (Jul 2011)

  • Best Investment Bank in Singapore

Starmine & JoongAng Ilbo

Top Analysts of 2011 for Korea

  • Ranked top stock-picker in Korea: Lee Eun Young, DBS Vickers
 

Bloomberg

Bloomberg Markets World's Strongest Banks

  • World Strongest Banks 2011
 

Asiamoney

Asiamoney Best Banks awards

  • Best domestic equity house in Singapore
  • Best domestic debt house in Singapore
 

American Express

Amex Global Network Services Partners Award

  • Outstanding Loyalty & Engagement Program in Hong Kong: DBS Black Card
  • Outstanding Premium Card Launch in Singapore: DBS Altitude Card

Global Finance

Global Finance World’s Best Sub-Custodian Banks 2011

  • Best Sub-custodian Bank in Singapore
 

Wall Street Journal

Asia's Best Analysts

  • Best Analyst in Singapore - Ranked 1st, Tan Ai Teng, DBS Vickers
  • Best Analyst in Singapore - Ranked 2nd, Andy Sim, DBS Vickers

Capital Weekly

Capital Weekly Service Awards 2011

  • Mortgage Services Award: DBS Bank (Hong Kong)
  • Foreign Exchange Services Award: DBS Bank (Hong Kong)

AsiaOne

AsiaOne People's Choice Awards 2010

  • Best Bank in Singapore : DBS Bank
  • Best Credit / Debit Card in Singapore : POSB Everyday Card



Money Weekly (Licai Zhoukan)

2010 Wealth Management Awards

  • Best Wealth Management Service Brand in China 2010




Euroweek

Euroweek Asia Loan awards 2010

  • Best Project Finance Deal in Asia Pacific: Sports Hub SGD 1.78b PPP - Bookrunner
  • Best Syndicated Loan in Asia Pacific: Noble USD2.54b Credit Facilities - Bookrunner
  • Best arranger of Singaporean Loans: Ranked 1st
  • Best bank to work with in Asia Pacific: Ranked 1st
  • Best bank at executing deals in Asia Pacific: Ranked 2nd
  • Best arranger of Asia Pacific syndicated loans: Ranked 2nd
  • Most improved bank in Asia Pacific: Ranked 3rd
  • Best arranger of loans for Asia Pacific corporate borrowers: Ranked 3rd
  • Most competitive bank on pricing in Asia Pacific: Ranked 3rd

The Asset

The Asset Securities and Fund Services Awards 2011

  • Best Sub-custodian bank in Singapore




The Asset

The Asset Transaction Banking Awards 2011

  • Best Transaction Bank in Singapore
  • Best E-Commerce Bank in Singapore
  • Best Cash Management Bank in Singapore
  • Rising Star Cash Management Bank in India
  • Best Trade Finance Bank in Singapore
  • Best Cash Management Deals in Asia: Comprehensive Cash Management and Receivables Solution - DBS Bank for Resorts World Sentosa

Greenwich Associates

2011 Greenwich Share and Quality Leaders

  • Asian Large Corporate Banking: Ranked 5th




Euromoney

Euromoney Private Banking Survey 2011

  • Best Local Private Bank in Singapore




Euroweek

Euroweek Investor Poll 2010

  • Best High Yield Bond in Asia : Indosat
  • Best High Yield Bond in Asia : Ranked 2nd for Pacnet



Euroweek

Euroweek Bank Poll 2010

  • Best Asian Domestic Currency Bond Issue: Temasek S$1 bn 40-year bond
  • Best Lead Manager of Asian domestic currency bonds: Ranked 2nd



The Banker

Top 500 Bank Brands 2010

  • Ranked 1st in Singapore
  • Ranked 87th globally



Euromoney

Euromoney Asia's Best Managed Companies 2011

  • Most convincing and coherent strategy in Singapore: Ranked 2nd




Corporate Governance Asia

1st Asian Excellence Recognition Awards 2011

  • Best Investor Relations by a Singapore company




DP Information Group

24th Annual Awards 2011 - Singapore 1000 & Singapore SME 1000

  • Singapore 1000: Net Profit Excellence (Finance)




Hong Kong Association for Customer Service Excellence

Customer Service Excellence Award 2010

  • Counter Service Individual Award Gold Award: DBS Bank (Hong Kong)




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