Global Finance announces The Winners' CircleA ranking of the Top Winners of our Annual Awardsover the magazine's 25-year historyThe reach of GlobalFinanceGlobal Finance, founded in1987, has a circulation of50,050 and readers in 163countries. Its circulation isNEW YORK, June 4, 2012 – Global Finance magazine is proud to announce TheWinners' Circle – the Top Winners from 25 years of the magazine's annual awardsprogram.audited by BPA. GlobalFinance’s audience includeschairmen, presidents, CEOs,CFOs, treasurers and other“The world has changed dramatically since Global Finance first appeared in 1987. Globalfinancial markets have undergone a seismic shift, and the firms and individuals that madeit into our Winners' Circle are those that have shown their true mettle and transformedthemselves to meet the demands of a changing environment," says Global Finance’spublisher, Joseph D. Giarraputo. “We recognize these firms and individuals for theiroutstanding accomplishments over the past 25 years.” Global Finance’s annual awardsprogram is a recognized and trusted standard for the entire financial world.A full report on the winners will appear in the Special Commemorative 25th AnniversaryIssue, released on June 25th, 2012. Award tallies are calculated to June 2012 issue. Tocompile the winners, we tallied winners/those taking first place over all of the years that aparticular award was given. The winners lists comprise the top scorers in these tallies.senior financial officers responsible for making investmentand strategic decisions atmultinational companies andfinancial institutions. GlobalFinance also targets the 8,000international portfolio investorsresponsible for more than80% of all global assets underprofessional management. Itswebsite –– ––In the Special Commemorative Edition, we take an in-depth look at the leading eventsthat guided the markets and sectors over which Global Finance has kept awatchful eye for the past 25 years. Plus—backed by market-leading research—weevaluate the trends that will govern these sectors and markets for the next quarter century.offers analysis and articles thatare the heritage of 25 years ofexperience in internationalfinancial markets, andprovides a valuable source ofdata on 192 countries.Headquartered in New York,For editorial information please contact: Andrea Fiano,Editor, email: [email protected] offices in London andMilan.—————————To obtain necessary permissions1987 Issuefor use of all award logos, pleasecontact Chris Giarraputo:[email protected]:

Global Finance names The Winners' Circle — the Top Winners in ourannual awards over the magazine's 25-year historyWORLD'S BEST BANKSGLOBAL WINNERSCorporate:JPMorgan ChaseRunner Up:CitiConsumer:HSBCRunner Up:CitiPrivate Bank: UBSRunner Up:Credit SuisseAsset Manager: State Street Global AdvisorsRunner Up: Bank of America Merrill LynchCustody:BNY MellonRunner Up:CitiSub-Custody:HSBCRunner Up:CitiEmerging Markets Bank: CitiRunner Up:Standard CharteredIslamic Financial Institution:Kuwait Finance HouseInvestment Bank: *Goldman Sachs*J.P. MorganRunner Up:CitiCash Management: CitiTrade Finance:CitiRunner Up:BNP ParibasForeign Exchange: Deutsche BankREGIONAL WINNERNorth America: JPMorgan ChaseWestern Europe: SantanderAsia:HSBCCentral & Eastern Europe:Raiffeisen Bank InternationalRunner Up:UniCredit Bank AustriaLatin America: Banco SantanderRunner Up:CitiMiddle East: National Bank of KuwaitRunner Up:CitiAfrica:Standard CharteredRunner Up:Standard BankCOUNTRY WINNERSBEST BANKRUNNER UPNORTH AMERICABermudaCanadaU.S.Butterfield BankRBCJPMorgan ChaseHSBC BermudaScotiabankCitiLATIN lombiaCosta RicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEl ayPeruPuerto RicoTrinidad & TobagoTurks & CaicosUruguayVenezuelaBanco MacroFirstCaribbean InternationalBelize BankBanco de Crédito de BoliviaItaú UnibancoBanco Santander ChileBancolombiaScotiabank Costa RicaBanco Popular DominicanoBanco PichinchaBanco AgrícolaBanco AgromercantilBanco AtlántidaScotiabank JamaicaBanamexBanco GeneralItaú Unibanco (Interbanco)BBVA Banco ContinentalBanco PopularRepublic BankScotiabank Turks & CaicosABNAmro UruguayBBVA Banco ProvincialBanco Santander RioScotiabank Barbadosn/aBanco BisaBradescoBanco de ChileBanco de BogotáHSBC (Banco Banex)n/aBanco Popular del EquadorBanco Citibank de El SalvadorBanco de Occidenten/aCIBC First CaribbeanBBVA BancomerHSBC (Banistmo)Banco GeneralBanco de CréditoBanco Santander Puerto RicoScotiabank Trinidad & Tobagon/aBanco Comercial/Banco SantanderBanco Mercantil* TIE

WORLD'S BEST BANKS a HerzegovinaBulgariaCroatiaCyprusCzech denSwitzerlandTurkeyUkraineUKBEST BANKRUNNER UPRaiffeisen Bank AlbaniaUniCredit Bank AustriaPriorbankKBCRaiffeisen Bank Bosnia i HercegovinaUniCredit BulbankZagrebačka BankaBank of CyprusCSOBDanske BankSwedbankNordeaBNP ParibasDeutsche BankEFG EurobankOTP BankLandsbankiBank of IrelandUniCreditRaffeisen Bank KosovoSEBSEBBGL BNP ParibasKomercijalna Banka a.d. SkopjeBank of VallettaMoldova AgroindbankABN AmroDnBBank PekaoMillennium bcpBRD-Groupe Société GénéraleAlfa BankRaiffeisen BankaTatra BankaNova Ljubljanska BankaSantanderHandelsbankenUBS/Credit SuisseAkbankPJSC CB PrivatBankHSBCInternational Commerical BankRaiffeisen Bank InternationalBelarusbankFortisIntesa Sanpaolo bankaDSK BankPrivredna Banka Zagrebn/aČeská spořitelnan/aUnion Bank of EstoniaPohjola BankSociété GénéraleHVB Group/CommerzbankAlpha Bankn/aArion BankAllied Irish BanksIntesa SanpaoloProCredit Bank KosovoParex BankSwedbankBanque et Caisse d'Epargne de l'Etatn/aHSBC Bank Maltan/aRabobankNordeaCiti HandlowyBanco Santander TottaRaiffeisen Bank InternationalMDM Bank/VTBKomercijalna Banka a.d. BeogradSlovenská Sporitel'ňa/VUB BancaSKB BankaBanco PopularSEBn/aGaranti gladeshChinaGeorgiaHong KongIndiaIndonesiaJapanKazakhstanKyrgyz RepublicMacauHSBC Bank ArmeniaCommonwealth Bank of AustraliaInternational Bank of AzerbaijanIslami Bank Janata BankICBCBank of GeorgiaHSBCICICI BankBank Danamon/ Bank Central AsiaMitsubishi UFJ FinancialKazkommertsbankAsiaUniversalBankICBC MacauConverse BankANZAccessBankAB BankChina Construction BankTBC BankBank of China (Hong Kong)HDFC BankBank Mandiri/Panin BankSumitomo Mitsui Financial GroupHalyk BankDemir Kyrgyz International Bankn/a* TIE

WORLD'S BEST BANKS (continued)BEST BANKRUNNER UPMalaysiaMongoliaNew ZealandPakistanPhilippinesSingaporeSouth KoreaSri LankaTaiwanThailandUzbekistanVietnamMaybankKhan BankBank of New ZealandNational Bank of Pakistan/HBL PakistanBank of the Philippine IslandsDBSShinhan BankCommercial Bank of CeylonChinatrust Commercial BankSiam Commercial BankBank Credit-StandardAsia Commercial BankPublic Bank BerhadGolomt BankAuckland Savings Bank (ASB)Askari BankBanco de Oro (BDO)United Overseas BankKookmin Bank (KB)n/aBank SinoPacKasikornbankNational Bank of UzbekistanSacombank/VietcomBankMIDDLE manQatarSaudi ArabiaSyriaUAEYemenAhli United BankCommercial International BankBank Melli Iran/Bank Tejarat/Parsian BankCommercial Bank of IraqBank HapoalimArab BankNational Bank of KuwaitBLOM BankBankMuscatQatar National BankSamba Financial GroupBank of Syria and Overseas/Bank Audi SyriaEmirates NBDArab Bank YemenNational Bank of Bahrainn/an/an/aMizrahi Tefahot BankJordan Kuwait BankGulf BankBank AudiNational Bank of Omann/aArab National Bankn/aNational Bank of Abu Dhabin/aAFRICAAlgeriaAngolaBotswanaCote SenegalSierra LeoneSouth AfricaSudanTogoTunisiaUgandaZambiaZimbabweArab Banking Corporation AlgeriaBanco Espírito Santo AngolaStandard Chartered Bank BotswanaEcobank Cote d'IvoireStandard Bank CongoInternational Commercial Bank-DjiboutiNib International BankTrust BankGhana Commercial BankInternational Commercial Bank GuineaBarclays Bank of KenyaWahda BankMauritius Commercial BankAttijariwafa BankMillennium bimStandard Bank NamibiaFirstBankBanque Commerciale du RwandaEcobank SenegalInternational Commercial Bank-Sierra LeoneStandard Bank South AfricaAl Salam Bank SudanEcobankBanque de TunisieStanbic Bank UgandaStandard Chartered Bank ZambiaStanbic Bank Zimbabwen/an/aStanbic Bank Botswanan/an/an/aDashen BankStandard Chartered Bank GambiaStandard Chartered Bank GhanaEcobank Guinea ConakryKenya Commercial Bankn/an/an/an/aFirst National Bank of Namibian/aBank of Commerce Development and IndustryCBAO Attijariwafa bankn/aNedcorn/an/aBanque Internationale Arabe de Tunisien/an/aStandard Chartered Bank Zimbabwe* TIE

WORLD'S LARGEST BANKSLARGEST BANKS (By Assets)NUMBER OF YEARSAT #1BNP Paribas 2Royal Bank of Scotland2Mizuho Financial Group 2LARGEST BANKS (By Assets)NUMBER OF YEARSBarclays 1UBS 1Citi 1Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp1WORLD'S SAFEST BANKSREGIONAL WINNERSOVERALL WINNERSNUMBER OF YEARSAT #1North America:Royal Bank of CanadaCDC 5WesternEurope:KfWDeutsche Bank 4Asia: DBS BankKfW 4Central & Eastern Europe:Česká spořitelnaRabobank 3Australia & New Zealand:National Australia BankBayerische Landesbank 3Latin America:BancoEstadoLandesbank Baden-Württemberg1Middle East/Africa:National Bank of Abu DhabiBEST FOREIGN EXCHANGE PROVIDERSGLOBAL WINNERDeutsche BankRunner UpCitiREGIONAL WINNERSNorth America:Western Europe:Asia Pacific:CitiDeutsche BankHSBCRunner Up:Southeast Asia:Standard CharteredDBS GroupRESEARCH & ANALYSISBest FX Reserach:Best Fundamental Analysis:Brown Brothers HarrimanBest Technical Analysis: BNY MellonBest Forecasts:Runner Up:Standard CharteredCentral & Eastern Europe: UniCreditRunners Up:BNY MellonBNY MellonBest Strategy/Hedging: Deutsche Bank*Deutsche BankONLINE FX TRADING SYSTEMS*Société GénéraleNordic Region:*HandelsbankenBest Bank:State Street*SEBBest Independent:FXallRunner Up:Latin America:NordeaCitiBest Retail:Forex Capital Markets(FXCM)Runner Up:Middle East:Banco BradescoAhli United BankRunner Up:Africa:National Bank of KuwaitStandard CharteredRunner Up:Standard Bank* TIE

BEST TREASURY & CASH MANAGEMENT PROVIDERSGLOBAL WINNERSMoney Market Funds: RZBRisk Management: RZBPayments and Collections: UniCreditRunner Up: RZBREGIONAL WINNERSNordic CountriesOverall: SEBLiquidity Management: SEBMoney Market Funds: NordeaRisk Management: SEBPayments and Collections: DanskeRunner Up: SEBBest Overall Bank for Cash Management: CitiBest White Label System Provider:BNY Mellon Enterprise Treasury ServicesNorth AmericaOverall: J.P. MorganRunner Up: Bank of America Merrill LynchLiquidity Management: J.P. MorganRunner Up: Bank of America Merrill LynchMoney Market Funds Provider: J.P. MorganRunner Up: Citi Asset ManagementRisk Management: J.P. MorganRunner Up: Bank of America Merrill LynchPayments and Collections:*J.P. Morgan*Wells FargoRunner Up: Bank of America Merrill LynchMiddle EastOverall: HSBCLiquidity Management: *Citi*Standard CharteredMoney Market Funds: *National Bank of Kuwait*Banque MisrRisk Management: CitiRunner Up: HSBCPayments and Collections: HSBCWestern EuropeOverall: Deutsche BankLiquidity Management: RBS (including ABN Amro)Runner Up: Deutsche BankMoney Market Funds Provider: Barclays Global InvestorsRunner Up:*Citi Asset Management*DB AdvisorsRisk Management: Deutsche BankRunners Up:*RBS (including ABN Amro)*UBSPayments and Collections: Deutsche BankAfricaOverall: Standard BankLiquidity Management: Standard CharteredMoney Market Funds: *Banque Misr*Standard BankRisk Management: CitiPayments and Collections: Standard BankSYSTEMS & SERVICE PROVIDERSAsiaOverall: HSBCLiquidity Management: CitiRunner Up:*HSBC*Standard CharteredMoney Market Funds: JPMorgan Asset ManagementRunner Up: HSBCRisk Management: CitiRunner Up: HSBCPayments and Collections: HSBCA/P Services: Bottomline TechnologiesA/R Services: Sungard AvantGard ReceivablesE-Invoicing Services: *Ariba*BaswarePayroll Services: OracleCards and Expenses Services Provider: MasterCard WorldwideRunner Up: VisaPurchasing Card Program: CitiElectronic Payments Provider: FiservLoss Prevention/Business ContinuityServices Provider: SunGard Availability ServicesRunner Up: IBM Business Continuity and Resiliency ServicesPension Plan Administration: CPAS SystemsRunners Up:*Watson Wyatt Worldwide*MercerTechnology Service Provider: HP Enterprise Services (including EDS)Runner Up: SunGardTreasury Workstation Provider: SunGard AvantGardTreasury Management Software:SunGard AvantGard (including XRT)Runner Up:Wall Street SystemsMobile Solution Provider:*Wells Fargo*Cfc Stanbic BankLatin AmericaOverall: CitiLiquidity Management: CitiMoney Market Funds: Banco BradescoRisk Management: CitiRunner Up: Banco BradescoPayments and Collections: CitiCentral & Eastern EuropeOverall: RZBRunner Up: UniCreditLiquidity Management: *RBS (including ABN Amro)*RZBRunner Up:*UniCredit* TIE

BEST SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE PROVIDERSGLOBAL WINNERSBest Global SCF Provider - Bank: CitiRunner Up:HSBCBest Global SCF Provider - Non Bank: OrbianBest Supplier Support and Enrollment: PrimeRevenueRunner Up:AribaBest Payables Supplier Financing Solution:Standard CharteredRunner Up:HSBCBest Pre-Shipment Financing Solution: Standard CharteredRunner Up:BNP Paribas Utexam LogisticsBest Customer Implementation of SCF Solution:*Citi, US Export-Import Bank*Royal Bank of Scotland, SAAB*Capital Tool, World Bank, Government of PeruBest Web-based Supply Chain Financing Solution:*RBS MaxTrad*PrimeRevenue*The Receivables ExchangeREGIONAL WINNERSNorth America:CitiWestern Europe:Royal Bank of ScotlandAsia:Standard CharteredCentral & Eastern Europe: UniCreditNordic Region:SEBLatin America:Middle East:SantanderAfrica:Standard CharteredHSBCBEST DERIVATIVES PROVIDERSNORTH AMERICACommodities: Morgan StanleyCredit:J.P. MorganEquity:Société GénéraleForeign Exchange: CitiInterest Rate: J.P. MorganEquity: Société GénéraleForeign Exchange:*HSBC*Deutsche BankInterest Rate:Standard CharteredMIDDLE EASTBest Derivatives Provider: HSBCEUROPECommodities: Morgan StanleyCredit:J.P. MorganEquity:Société GénéraleForeign Exchange: Deutsche BankInterest Rate: RBSLATIN AMERICABest Derivatives Provider: Société GénéraleDERIVATIVES EXCHANGES AWARDSAchievement Award: ICEPerformance Award: *NYSE Euronext*European Climate Exchange*Eurex*CBOEASIACommodities: Société GénéraleCredit:BNP Paribas* TIE

BEST SUB-CUSTODIANSREGIONAL WINNERSNorth America:Asia: HSBCBNY MellonRunner Up:Western Europe:Central and Eastern Europe:CitiBNP ParibasUniCreditRunner Up:Nordic Countries:RZBSEBRunner Up:Standard CharteredLatin America: CitiMiddle East: HSBCAfrica: *Standard Bank*NedBankCaribbean: HSBCRunner Up:Republic BankCENTRAL BANKER REPORT CARDSCountryNumberOf "A" GradesAMERICASAlan Greenspan US 5Gordon Thiessen Canada 3Vittorio Corbo Chile 2Miguel Mancera AguayoMexico1Gustavo Franco Brazil 1Arminio Fraga NetoBrazil1Guillermo Ortiz Martínez Mexico 1Carlos Massad Chile 1EUROPELuis Ángel Rojo Spain 5Svein Gjedrem Norway 4Hanna Gronkiewicz-WaltzPoland4György Surányi Hungary4Jean-Claude Trichet France 3Urban Bäckström Sweden 3Edward George UK 3Lars Heikensten Sweden 2Antonio Fazio Italy 2Gazi Erçel Turkey 2Leszek Balcerowicz Poland 1Stefan Ingves Sweden 1Zdeněk Tůma Czech Republic 1Durmuş Yilmaz Turkey 1Tatiana Paramonova Russia 1Willem Frederik DuisenbergNetherlands1Viktor Yushchenko Ukraine 1Bodil Nyboe AndersenDenmark1* TIECountryNumberOf "A" GradesASIAZeti Akhtar AzizMalaysia9Perng Fai-Nan Taiwan 8Ian Macfarlane Australia7Amando Tetangco JrPhilippines3Glenn Stevens Australia3Rafael BuenaventuraPhilippines2Burhanuddin AbdullahIndonesia2Bimal Jalan India 1Park SeungSouth Korea1Pridiyathorn DevakulaThailand1Yaga Venugopal ReddyIndia1Heng Swee KeatSingapore1Lee SeongtaeSouth Korea1Yasushi Mieno Japan 1Donald BrashNew Zealand1Lee Hsien LoongSingapore1MIDDLE EAST/AFRICATito MboweniSouth Africa5Stanley Fischer Israel 4Riad Salameh Lebanon1Jacob Frenkel Israel 1

BEST TRADE FINANCE PROVIDERSREGIONAL WINNERSThe Americas:Western Europe:CitiRBS (including ABN Amro)Runner Up:Asia:BNP ParibasHSBCRunner Up:Standard CharteredCentral & Eastern Europe: UniCreditRunner Up:Nordic Region:Middle East:RZBSEBArab BankRunner Up:Africa:National Bank of KuwaitStandard CharteredBEST ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONSOVERALL WINNERSBest Sukuk Bank: CIMB IslamicBest Islamic Retail Bank:Jordan Islamic BankBest Islamic Investment Bank:*Jadwa Investment*Standard Chartered*Falcom*Unicorn Investment Bank*SambaBest Takaful (Insurance) Provider:Salama-Islamic Arab InsuranceBest Asset Management Company:CIMB Principal Islamic Asset ManagementBest Shariah-Compliant Index Provider:Dow Jones Islamic Market IndexesBest Islamic Project Finance Provider:SABBBest Islamic Commodities Provider:*Al Rajhi Bank*DDCAP*International Islamic Trade Finance CorporationBest Islamic Real Estate Finance Provider:Kuwait Finance HouseBest Islamic Fund Manager:Falcom Financial ServicesREGIONAL WINNERSGulf Cooperation Council (GCC):Kuwait Finance HouseNon-GCC Middle East/Africa:Absa Islamic BankingAsia: CIMB IslamicEurope: *European Islamic Investment Bank*Bank of London and the Middle East* TIE

BEST INVESTMENT BANKSGLOBAL AWARDSBest Investment Bank*J.P. Morgan*Goldman SachsBest Equity BankJ.P. MorganBest Debt BankJ.P. MorganBest M&A Bank*Morgan Stanley*Goldman SachsMost CreativeBank of America Merrill LynchBest Debt Bank*Standard Chartered*Nomura*Citi*CICCBest M&A BankMorgan StanleySECTORSConsumer*Credit Suisse*Lazard*J.P. Morgan*CitiFinancial InstitutionsBank of America Merrill LynchHealth Care*J.P. Morgan*Barclays Capital*Goldman SachsInfrastructureScotia CapitalIndustrial/ChemicalsJ.P. MorganMedia/EntertainmentJ.P. MorganMetals & MiningBMO Capital MarketsOil & GasBank of America Merrill LynchPowerMorgan StanleyReal Estate*J.P. Morgan*UBS*Barclays Capital*Raymond JamesTechnology*Credit Suisse*Barclays Capital*Goldman Sachs*Morgan StanleyTelecomJ.P. MorganREGIONAL AWARDSNORTH AMERICABest Investment BankJ.P. MorganBest Equity BankJ.P. MorganBest Debt BankBank of America Merrill LynchBest M&A Bank*Morgan Stanley*Goldman SachsWESTERN EUROPEBest Investment Bank*Morgan Stanley*Deutsche Bank*J.P. Morgan*Credit SuisseBest Equity BankJ.P. MorganBest Debt BankDeutsche BankBest M&A BankMorgan StanleyASIABest Investment Bank*Morgan Stanley*CICCBest Equity Bank*Morgan Stanley*UBS*China CITIC Bank*Ping AnCENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPEBest Investment BankBank of America Merrill LynchBest Equity BankBank of America Merrill LynchBest Debt BankJ.P. MorganBest M&A BankBank of America Merrill LynchNORDICBest Investment Bank*SEB*Handelsbanken Capital Markets*Pareto SecuritiesBest Equity Bank*Bank of America Merill Lynch*Handelsbanken Capital Markets*Pareto SecuritiesBest Debt BankDnBBest M&A BankSEBLATIN AMERICABest Investment BankBest Equity BankBest Debt BankBest M&A BankCiti*Bank of America Merrill LynchCitiBTG PactualMIDDLE EASTBest Investment BankSambaCapitalBest Equity BankSambaCapitalBest Debt BankHSBCBest M&A Bank*Morgan Stanley*UBS*Barclays Capital*Goldman SachsAFRICABest Investment BankBest Equity BankBest Debt BankBest M&A BankStandard BankVetiva Capital ManagementStandard BankJ.P. MorganLEGAL ADVISERSGlobalSkaddenNorth AmericaSkaddenWestern Europe*Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer*LinklatersAsiaLinklatersCentral & Eastern Europe Clifford ChanceLatin AmericaCleary Gottlieb Steen & HamiltonMiddle East & AfricaLinklaters* TIE

Bank Audi National Bank of Oman n/a Arab National Bank n/a National Bank of Abu Dhabi n/a n/a n/a Stanbic Bank Botswana n/a n/a n/a Dashen Bank Standard Chartered Bank Gambia Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Ecobank Guinea Conakry Kenya Commercial Bank n/a n/a n/