Hitting it for six:
Best-in-class return on equity, best share price performance of its peers, record revenues across a now balanced institution – and a deal roster to be proud of. Given the tragic circumstances of 2020, a victory lap for those who have been along for the journey might be unseemly. But a quiet moment of satisfaction is surely in order. Morgan Stanley is IFR’s Bank of the Year.
It is traditional for this foreword to say something along the lines of “Blimey, what a year that was”. But come on, what a year THAT was.