DBS Awards and Accolades 2005
Asia Asset Management

Best of the Best Awards:


Best Singapore Equity Fund over 3 years – Shenton Thrift Fund


Domestic Bank Awards:

Best Domestic Commercial Bank – Singapore
Best Domestic Equity House – Singapore

Cash Management Poll:
Best Local Cash Management Bank
Most Innovative Cash Management Solutions
Structured Products Poll:
Best Domestic Providers for Local Currency Products (Currency-linked) – Singapore
Brokers Poll:
Best Local Brokerage (Singapore)
– DBS Vickers
FX Poll:
Best Domestic Providers of FX Services (Corporates) – Singapore League Tables
Singapore Equity Capital Markets
– Ranked 1st
Singapore Domestic Currency Debt
– Ranked 2nd
Asian Banker, The

The Asian Banker 300:

The Largest Banks in Southeast Asia – Ranked 1st
Top 5 Retail Banks in Asia Pacific:
Ranked 3rd
Best Retail Bank – Singapore
Asia Risk

AsiaRisk Awards 2005:

House of the Year – Singapore
Asset, The
The Asset Asian Awards – Country
Best Domestic Bank
Best Domestic Investment
Bank Best Cash Management Award
Best Corporate Governance Award
– Singapore
Basis Point

League Tables

Asia mandated arrangers – Ranked 5th
Asia bookrunners – Ranked 5th
China mandated arrangers – Ranked 4th
China bookrunners – Ranked 5th
India mandated arrangers – Ranked 3rd
Indonesia mandated arrangers
  – Ranked 2nd
Singapore mandated arrangers
  – Ranked 3rd
South Korea mandated arrangers
  – Ranked 5th
South Korea bookrunners – Ranked 4th
Thailand mandated arrangers
  – Ranked 3rd
Edge -Lipper, The

Singapore Unit Trust Fund Awards:

Best Fund Group over 3 years (Overall Group & Bond Group)
Best Global Equity Fund over 3 years – Shenton Global Opportunities
Best Singapore Equity Fund over 3 years and 5 years – Shenton Thrift Fund

Awards for Excellence:

Best Bank in Singapore
Bank Atlas 2005:
World’s Largest Banks (Asia) – Ranked 11th
Finance Asia

Best Asian Bank

Country Awards for Achievement
Best Bank
Best Investment
Bank Best Equities House
Best Broker (DBS Vickers)
Asia’s Best Companies:
  Best in Asia – Financial Sector
Best Managed Company – Ranked 3rd
Best Corporate Governance – Ranked 3rd
Best Investor Relations – Ranked 2nd
Best Small-Cap Equity Deal – Tradelink
Electronic Commerce HK$335 million IPO
Best Local Currency Bond – Hongkong
  Land’s S$700 million bond
Banker, The

Bank of the Year – Singapore

Top 1000 World Banks – Top 10 in Asia

Top 200 Asian Banks – Ranked 11th
Global Custodian

Best Agent Bank in Singapore

Global Finance

World’s Best Internet Banks in Asia:

Best Consumer Internet Bank – Singapore
Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank – Singapore

World’s Best Internet Banks:

Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank – Regional Winner, Asia Pacific
Best Trade Finance Banks and Providers
  2006 – Singapore
World’s Best Foreign Exchange Banks
  2006 – Singapore
Global Investor

Best Sub-Custody Provider:

Ranked 1st in Asia
(Weighted category)
Ranked 2nd in Asia (Unweighted category)
IFR Asia

IFR Asia Awards:

Singapore Equity House
Top 100 Asian Banks:
Ranked 11th
International Enterprise Singapore
Singapore Brand Awards – Winner
Master Card
MasterCard Asia/Pacific Marketing
Best Strategic Marketing Program for the Female Segment – DBS Woman’s Card in Hong Kong
Operational Risk

International Operational Risk Achievement Awards:

Best Overall Bank – Standardised Approach Operational Risk Framework
Private Banker International

Outstanding Private Bank Asia Pacific

Reader’s Digest

Reader’s Digest SuperBrands:

Gold Winner – DBS Gold
Winner – POSB
SPRING Singapore
Singapore Service Class (S-Class)
  Certification – DBS Contact Centre

Standard & Poor’s

Singapore Fund Awards:

Best Global Fixed Income Fund over 3 years and 5 years – Shenton Income Fund
Best Singapore Equity Fund over 3 years and 5 years – Shenton Thrift Fund
Best Global Equity Fund over 3 years