Top Awards

Bank of the Year

In a year of firsts across Asia’s capital markets, one bank was a regular feature on the most innovative deals and landmark transactions. For using its global clout to move Asian markets forward, Morgan Stanley is IFR Asia’s Bank of the Year.

Regional Awards

Bond House

The bull run in bonds came to a screeching halt in 2018, but one bank did more than its peers to help Asian issuers access international funding. For charting the best course through choppy markets, HSBC is IFR Asia’s Bond House of the Year.

Country Awards

Australia/New Zealand Bond House

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group defended its crown again in 2018 with a series of groundbreaking deals across the primary issuance spectrum.