Awards & Accolades

2012

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 2012, 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 Awards 2012

  • Bank of the Year in Asia

Asia Risk

Asia Risk Awards 2012

  • Derivatives House of the Year, Asia ex-Japan
  • House of the Year, Singapore
  • House of the Year, Hong Kong

The Asset

Triple A Country Awards 2012

  • Best Domestic Bank in Singapore
  • Best Domestic Investment Bank in Singapore
  • Best Domestic Bond House in Singapore
  • Best Brokerage House in Singapore: DBS Vickers
  • Best Deal in Singapore: Genting Singapore SGD1.8 billion perpetual subordinated capital securities
  • Best Deal in Malaysia: IHH Healthcare USD2.15 billion IPO

Private Banker International

Private Banker International Awards 2012

  • Outstanding Private Bank, Southeast Asia

Businesses for Families Council

Businesses for Families Mark

  • POSB

SPRING Singapore

Singapore Service Class

  • DBS Institutional Banking Group

SPRING Singapore

Singapore Innovation Class

  • POSB

Securities Investors Association (Singapore)

Investors’ Choice Awards 2012

  • Singapore Corporate Governance Award (Big cap) - 1st runner up
  • Most Transparent Company (Finance)
  • Internal Audit Excellence Award
  • Brendan Wood International - SIAS TopGun CEO Designation Award: Piyush Gupta
  • Special Recognition of Internal Audit Award: Lim Him Chuan

Global Finance

Stars of China 2012

  • Best Treasury & Cash Management Bank in China, Foreign
 

The Asian Banker

The Asian Banker 500 Strongest Bank 2012

  • Strongest bank in Singapore
  • Strongest bank in Asia Pacific – ranked 10th
 

Focus Media

Your Choice @ Focus Hong Kong White Collars Most Favorite Brand Awards 2012

  • Compass Visa, DBS

Contact Centre Association of Singapore

CCAS Contact Centre Awards 2012

  • Best In-House Contact Centre (over 100 seats) - Gold Award
  • Best Customer Experience - Gold Award
  • Best Innovative Productivity Solution - Gold Award
  • Best Contact Centre Manager - Au Han-Jet, Gold Award
  • Best Contact Centre Team Leader - Preeta A/P Sivadas, Silver Award
  • Best Contact Centre Trainer - Cho Leong Hwee, Gold Award
  • Best Contact Centre Trainer - Armie Garces De Luna, Silver Award
  • Best Customer Service Professional - May Thet Lwin Tun, Gold Award
  • Best Customer Service Professional - Sahira Binte Hashim, Bronze Award
  • Best IT Infrastructure Support Specialist - William Ling, Silver Award

Dun & Bradstreet

D&B Banking Awards 2012

  • Best Foreign Bank for Priority Sector Lending
 

Business India

Best Banks in India 2012

  • Business/Employee - Ranked 1st
  • Profit/Employee - Ranked 2nd

Global Banking & Finance Review

Global Banking & Finance Review Awards 2012

  • Best SME Bank in Hong Kong
  • Fastest Growing Bank in Hong Kong

HK Retail Management Association (HKRMA)

Mystery Shopper Programme

  • Service Category Leader – Retail (Services) Category

AsianInvestor

Investment Performance Awards 2012

  • Distributor of the Year, Commercial Bank

Hong Kong Management Association

Award for Excellence in Training and Development 2012

  • Outstanding New Trainer Award - Anthony Chau

Hong Kong Management Association

44th Distinguished Salesperson Award 2011

  • Joey Kwok
  • Alex Tsang
  • Paul Yeung
  • Lawrence Chan
 

Financial Times/Starmine

Starmine Awards for Asia 2012

  • Ranked 4th overall earnings estimator - Jeff Yau, DBS Vickers
  • Ranked 3rd Earnings estimator for Food, Household & Personal Products - Alice Hui & Titus Wu

Yazhou Zhoukan

Asian Banking 300

  • Top 10 in Hong Kong

Institutional Investor

All-Asia Executive Team

  • Best CEO, ranked 3rd in banking category by buy-sclasse analysts- Piyush Gupta
  • Ranked 4th best company in Singapore

Asian Banking & Finance

Retail Banking Awards 2012

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year
  • Best Branch Innovation (Silver) – POSB Centre

Capital Weekly

Capital Weekly The Best Performance Company Awards 2012

  • Enterprise Bank, DBS Hong Kong

Metrobox

Prime Awards for Banking & Finance Corporations 2012

  • Best SME Bank, DBS Hong Kong

Hong Kong General Chamber of Small & Medium Enterprises

Best SME Partner

  • DBS Hong Kong

FinanceAsia

Country Awards 2012

  • Best Bank in Singapore
  • Best Investment Bank in Singapore
  • Best Bond House in Singapore
  • Best Equity House in Singapore
  • Best Foreign Exchange Bank in Singapore
  • Best Broker in Singapore, DBS Vickers

Alpha Southeast Asia

Best Financial Institution Awards 2012

  • Best Bank in Singapore
  • Best SME Bank in Singapore
  • Best Investment Bank in Singapore
  • Best Bond House in Singapore
  • Best Equity House in Singapore
  • Best FX Bank for Corporates & FIs in Singapore
  • Best Trade Finance Bank in Singapore
  • Best Retail Broker, DBS Vickers
  • Best Broker in Southeast Asia, DBS Vickers
  • Best Economist in Southeast Asia, Davclass Carbon

Asiamoney

Cash Management Poll 2012

    Asia Pacific - Best Global Cash Management Bank
  • Ranked 3rd (by small & medium corporates)
  • Ranked 5th (by large corporates)
    Singapore - Best Local Cash Management Bank
  • Ranked 1st (by small, medium and large corporates)
    Hong Kong - Best Foreign Cash Management Bank
  • Ranked 1st (by small corporates)
  • Ranked 2nd (by medium corporates)
  • Ranked 3rd (by large corporates)
    China - Best Foreign Cash Management Bank
  • Ranked 3rd (by small & large corporates)
  • Ranked 4th (by medium corporates)
    India - Best Foreign Cash Management Bank
  • Ranked 3rd (by small & medium corporates)
  • Ranked 5th (by large corporates)
    Indonesia - Best Foreign Cash Management Bank
  • Ranked 1st (by small corporates)
  • Ranked 4th (by medium corporates)
  • Ranked 3rd (by large corporates)
    Taiwan - Best Foreign Cash Management Bank
  • Ranked 3rd (by small & medium corporates)
  • Ranked 4th (by large corporates)

Corporate Treasurer

Corporate Treasurer Alliance Awards 2012

  • Best Cash Management House in Singapore

Euromoney

Awards for Excellence 2012

  • Best Bank in Singapore
  • Best Investment Bank in Singapore

Retail Banker International

Retail Banker International Awards 2012

  • Best Retail Bank in Asia

Asiamoney

Private Banking Poll 2012

  • Outstanding Digital Marketing Campaign - DBS Black Card
  • Best domestic private bank in Singapore, as voted by HNWIs with over USD 1 million AUM with private banks
  • Overall best private bank in Singapore, as voted by HNWIs with USD 1 - 5 million AUM: Ranked 5th
  • Overall best private bank in Malaysia, as voted by HNWIs with USD 1 - 5 million AUM: Ranked 4th
  • Overall best private bank in Malaysia, as voted by HNWIs with USD 5.01 - 25 million AUM: Ranked 5th
  • Overall best private bank in Philippines, as voted by HNWIs with USD 1 - 5 million AUM: Ranked 5th

American Express

2011 GNS Marketing Award

  • Outstanding Digital Marketing Campaign - DBS Black Card

Capital Weekly

Capital Weekly Service Awards 2012

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

Metro Daily

The Best Creative Ad Award

  • Print ad of DBS Credit Card “Turn it on!” winter promotion with Element

EFFIE Awards 2012

  • Bronze Award - DBS Credit Card Dinning Planners Campaign

MARKies Award 2012

  • Big classea in Loyalty & CRM - (DBS Credit Card Dinning Planners Campaign)
  • Big classea in Search- (DBS Loans Campaign

BENCHMARK Advisor of the Year Awards 2012

  • Gold Award in the category for Financial Product Due Diligence

Visa

  • Most Secured eCommerce Issuing Bank – DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited

Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore

Distinguished Financial Industry Competent Professionals 2012

  • Corporate Finance - Origination, Structuring & Advisory: Eric Ang
  • Financial Markets - Trading: Andrew Ng Wai Hung
  • Risk Management - Market Risk Management: Elbert Pattijn
  • Wealth Management - Relationship Management - High Net Worth: Tan Su Shan

Asiamoney

Best Domestic Banks Awards 2012

  • Best Domestic Bank in Singapore
  • Best Domestic Equity House in Singapore
  • Best Domestic Debt House in Singapore

Global Finance

World’s Best Sub-Custodian Banks 2012

  • Best Sub-custodian Bank in Singapore

Bloomberg Markets

World’s Strongest Banks 2012

  • 8th strongest bank globally

Asiamoney

Country Deals of the Year 2011

  • Best Project Financing in Australia: Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal USD 3.01 billion six tranche project financing
 

The Asian Banker

Risk Management Awards 2012

  • The Enterprise Risk Management Project Award
  • Risk Manager of the Year: Chng Sok Hui
 

The Asian Banker

Transaction Banking Awards 2012

  • Best Trade Finance Bank in Singapore
  • Transaction Banker of the Year: Tom McCabe

The Asian Banker

Technology Implementation Awards 2012

  • Best Disaster Recovery Infrastructure Project
  • Best Core Banking Implementation for Regional and International Banks
  • Best Mclassdle Office System

The Banker

Deals of the Year 2012

  • Structured Finance Deal of the Year: Silver Oak USD 645 million CMBS
  • FIG Capital Raising Deal of the Year: ICBC CNH RMB 1.5 billion Basel 3 compliant supplementary capital notes

Banking and Payments Asia

Trailblazer Awards 2012

  • Channel Excellence in Mobile Banking
  • Channel Excellence in Social Media

Global Finance

World’s Best Developed Market Banks 2012

  • Best Bank in Singapore

Global Finance

World's Safest Bank 2012

    Overall:
  • Safest Bank in Asia
  • Ranked 15th globally

Institute of Service Excellence, Singapore Management University

Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore 2011

    Overall:
  • Top in Bank sub-sector
  • Top in Finance & Insurance sector

AsiaOne

People’s Choice Awards 2012

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

The Asset

Transaction Banking Awards 2012

    Overall:
  • Best Transaction Bank in Singapore
  • Specialist Awards: Best for Emerging Corporates in Asia-Pacific

The Asset

Securities and Fund Services Awards 2012

  • Best Domestic Custodian in Singapore

The Asset

Best in Treasury & Working Capital 2012

    Overall:
  • Best MNC/Large Corporate Bank in Indonesia
  • Best MNC/Large Corporate Bank in Singapore
  • Rising Star MNC/Large Corporate Bank in China
  • Best Cash Management Solution in China: Host to host and entrustment loan solution for Family Mart
  • Best Cash Management Solution in Indonesia: Payments integration and workflow management for GM Autoworld Indonesia
  • Best Electronic Banking Solution in Singapore: Bill collections, lockbox and migration of direct debit authorisations for Diners Club International
  • Best Trade Finance Solution in India (Highly Commended): Uttam Galva Steel USD 60 million pre-export structured trade advance facility
  • Best Trade Finance Solution in Indonesia: Pertamina (Persero) USD 100 million financing facility
  • Best Trade Finance Solution in Singapore: Supplier Financing Programme for Dairy Farm Group
  • Best Structured Trade Deal in Hong Kong: China West Mining (HK) USD 100 million back-to-back and front-to-back trade credit issuance structure (Arranger)
  • Best Structured Trade Deal in Indonesia: Triputra Agro Persada Indonesia USD 250 million structured term loan (Joint lead arrangers and lenders)
  • Best Structured Trade Deal in Australia: Australian International School SGD 150 million structured term loan (Joint lead arrangers and lenders)

Euroweek Asia

Euroweek Asia Awards 2011

    Overall:
  • Best bank to work with across all markets - Ranked 2nd
  • Best advice across all markets - Ranked 3rd
  • Best bank for execution across all markets - Ranked 3rd
    Asia Pacific:
  • Best bookrunner of Asia Pacific bonds - Ranked 2nd
  • Best bookrunner of Asian local currency bonds - Ranked 3rd
  • Best for fixed income research - Ranked 3rd
  • Most impressive syndicated loan - Ranked 2nd (Joint bookrunner for Resorts World at Sentosa)
  • Best arranger of loans - Ranked 2nd
  • Best arranger of loans for corporations - Ranked 2nd
  • Best arranger of loans for financial institutions - Ranked 3rd
  • Best bank to work with (loans) - Ranked 2nd
  • Best bank for secondary loan trading - Ranked 3rd
  • Most impressive local currency bond - Ranked 1st (Joint bookrunner for Cheung Kong SGD 730 million 5.125% perpetual)
  • Most impressive offshore renminbi bond - Ranked 2nd (Joint bookrunner for ICBC Asia RMB 1.5 billion 6% November 2021 subordinated)
    South East Asia:
  • Most impressive loan - Ranked 1st (Joint bookrunner for Resorts World at Sentosa)
    Country:
  • Best bookrunner of Singapore dollar bonds - Ranked 1st
  • Best arranger of loans for Singaporean borrowers - Ranked 1st
  • Best arranger of loans for Indonesian borrowers - Ranked 1st
  • Best arranger of loans for Philippine borrowers - Ranked 1st
  • Best arranger of loans for Hong Kong borrowers - Ranked 2nd

The Asian Banker

Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards 2012

  • Best Automobile Lending

classC Financial Insights

Financial Insights Innovation Awards 2012

  • Innovation in Customer Engagement

The Banker/Brand Finance

Top 500 Bank Brands

  • Ranked No. 1 in Singapore

Euromoney

Private Banking Survey

  • Best Local Private Bank in Singapore
  • Net-worth-specific services: Super affluent (USD 500,000 to USD 1 million)
 

Asia Pacific Loan Market Association

Loan Awards 2011

  • Syndicated Loan House of the Year
  • Syndicated Project Finance Deal of the Year: SA Health Partnership Securitisation Pty Ltd AUD2,505 Million 7-Year Project Finance Facility
  • Syndicated Deal of the Year: Noble Group Ltd USD3,200 Million 1-3 Year Revolver

Hong Kong Association for Customer Service Excellence

Customer Service Excellence Award 2011

  • Indivclassual Award, Field & Special Service Gold Award
  • Team Award, Internal Support Service Bronze Award

MasterCard

Hall of Fame Award 2011

  • Most Effective Card Marketing Program: POSB 3% Super Saver Saturday
  • Best Digital Marketing: DBS Cards Digital Marketing (DBS Cards Facebook, Multitude Facebook, DBS Shopper App & DBS Indulge App)

The Asset

Triple A Regional Deal Awards 2011

  • Best bank capital bond: ICBC (Asia) 1.5 billion renminbi Basel III-compliant tier 2 notes

    (Joint bookrunners)

  • Best local currency bond: Cheung Kong (Holdings) S$500 million senior perpetual securities

    (Joint bookrunners)

  • Best cross-border securitization: Silver Oak US$1 billion CMBS (Joint lead arranger)

Project Finance International

Project Finance International Awards 2011

  • PPP Deal of the Year: Adelaclasse Hospital
  • Infrastructural Deal of the Year: Wiggins
  • Indian Deal of the Year: Sasan

Asiamoney

Regional Deals of the Year 2011

  • Best Local Currency Bond: ICBC (Asia), Rmb1.5 billion (US$235.3 million) 6% tier-two subordinated bonds due 2021 (Joint bookrunner)

International Financial Review

IFR Awards 2011

  • Asia-Pacific Securitisation Deal of the Year: Silver Oak's US$645m CMBS - Joint Lead

Asiamoney

Best Managed Companies and Top Executives 2011

  • Large-Cap Corporate of the Year in Singapore: DBS
  • Best Executive in Singapore: Mr. Piyush Gupta, CEO, DBS
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