Awards and Ranking

Corporate Recognitions

  • Bank of the Year awards from The Banker:
    • 2013 Bank of the Year in Canada, for the second year in a row
    • 2013 Bank of the Year in Jamaica, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, and the British Virgin Islands
    • 2012 Global Bank of the Year
    • 2012 Bank of the Year for the Americas
    • 2012 Bank of the Year in Canada, Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Turks and Caicos and the British Virgin Islands
  • Best Bank 2014 in Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos and U.S. Virgin Islands (2014), Global Finance.
  • Ranked among the Top 20 World's Greenest Banks in 2014, Bloomberg Markets.
  • Best Sub-Custodian bank in the Caribbean (2013-2014), Global Finance.
  • Best Corporate / Institutional Bank in 16 Latin American countries (2014), Global Finance.
  • 2013 Bank of the Year in the Caribbean, Latin Finance.
  • Third-Largest Bank in Canada and #9 in North America by assets (2013), Global Finance.
  • Best Consumer Internet Bank in North America, Canada (2013) and 22 Latin American countries (2013-2014), Global Finance.
  • Best Consumer Internet Bank in four regional categories by Global Finance:
    • Best Online Deposit, Credit and Investment Product Offerings in North America (2013-2014)
    • Best Website Design in North America (2013)
    • Best Integrated Consumer Bank site in North America (2013)
    • Best in Mobile Banking in North America (2013)
  • Best Corporate / Institutional Internet Bank in Online Cash Management in Latin America (2013), Global Finance.
  • #3 North America’s Strongest bank (2013), Bloomberg Markets.
  • #7 World’s Strongest bank (2013), Bloomberg Markets.
  • Third-Safest Bank in North America (2013-2014), Global Finance.
  • Best Emerging Market Bank in Latin America for Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos (2011, 2013), and U.S. Virgin Islands (2013), Global Finance.

Equity

  • Top Tier in various categories in Canada for 2014, Brendan Wood International survey:
  • Sales Coverage:
    • #1 for Penetration of Sales Professionals (Most Citations)
    • #1 for Quality of Investment Ideas & Original Thinking
    • #1 for Understanding Client Portfolio & Trading Style
    • #1 for Valuable and Timely Contact
    • #1 for Share of ‘TopGun’ Sales Professionals
    • #1 with Clients for Commissions >$8mm
    • #1 with Clients for Commissions $2mm-$8mm
    • #1 with Clients for Commissions <$2mm
    • #1 in Ontario, #1 in the West, and #3 in the East
    • #1 for top 3 client rankings and the most 1st, 2nd and 3rd rankings  
    • #1 for Providing Top Investment Ideas
    • #1 for Top Conferences and Ranked #2 for Corporate Access/Management Visits
    • #1 for Top Morning Notes (5th year in a row)
    • #1 for Top Sales Coverage of Resource Portfolio Managers
    • #1 for ‘TopGun’ Sales Relationships
    • #1 for Impacting Corporate Issuers
    • 14 ‘TopGun’ Ranked Analysts
    Trading Coverage:
    • #1 in Quality of Trader Service and Put Client Interests First
    • #1 on Execution of Illiquid Stocks
    Research Coverage:
    • #1 in Penetration of Analysts
    • Three #1 Ranked Analysts  
  • Reputable independent third-party survey of Canadian equity markets (2014):
    • #1 for Providing Intensive Service
    • #1 in Energy & Energy Income Trust Sales
    • #1 in Trading Coverage for Pipelines, Power, Utilities & Related Equities
    • #1 for Important Research Firm
    • #1 for Most Creative Ideas or Themes
    • #1 Ranked Sector Analysts Include: Economics, Portfolio Strategy, Diversified Financials, Fertilizers and Agriculture, Gold & Precious Metals – Large Cap, and Pipelines/Power/Utilities/Related Trusts
  • Ranked #2 in Canada in Preferred Equity, Full Credit - by The Dealmakers 2014, The National Post.
  • Scotiabank’s Investor Solutions Group in New York teamed up with Raymond James Financial to create the Raymond James Analysts’ Current Favorites Index (RJACFI) linked notes, which won two prestigious awards in 2014:
    • Retail Deal of the Year, Structured Products Magazine
    • Multi-Asset Class Diversification Award, mtn-i

Debt Underwriting

  • Ranked #2 on the Chilean league tables of international corporate bond deals, Bloomberg
    (as at October 31, 2014).
  • Ranked among the Top 20 Debt Underwriters in 2013, Bloomberg Markets.
  • Ranked #4 on the ranking of Top global underwriters of Clean energy project bonds in 2013, Bloomberg Markets.

Global Foreign Exchange

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M&A

  • Best Consumer Business Deal 2012 - Acquisition of Statoil Fuel & Retail ASA by Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., The Globe and Mail.
  • Best Energy Deal 2012 - Acquisition of Provident Energy Ltd. by Pembina Pipeline Corp., The Globe and Mail
  • Scotia Waterous ranked #1 in the world in the number of oil and gas M&A deals (January 1, 2014 – July 31, 2014) , Bloomberg.

Global Fixed Income

  • Ranked overall second in Estimated Canadian Fixed-Income Market Share in the 2013 North American Fixed Income - Canada survey by Greenwich Associates.

Loan Syndications

  • Best Syndicated Loan in Australia, by Asia Money’s 2013 Best Country Deals, (Origin Energy AUD$7.4 billion syndicated loan facility).

Infrastructure, Power and Project Finance

  • Infrastructure Financing Awards 2014 from Latin Finance:
    • Best Oil/Gas Financing (Sete Brasil)
    • Best Infrastructure Financing in Brazil (Sete Brasil)
    • Best Mining Financing (Cerro Verde)
    • Best Loan (Cerro Verde)
    • Best Infrastructure Financing in Central America (Revantazón hydroelectric)
  • National Award for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships (2013) – Transportation Innovation Award from The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (Ottawa LRT).
  • Deal of the Year 2013 award from Bond Buyer (The Ohio River Bridges East End Crossing).
  • Deal of the Year 2013 award from Trade Finance (Sabine Pass).
  • Deal of the Year award from Latin Finance:
    • Best Project/Infrastructure Financing Deal of the Year 2012 (Terminales Portuarios Euroandinos Paita)
  • Deal of the Year awards from Project Finance/Euromoney :
    • North American PPP Deal of the Year 2013 (Ottawa LRT)
    • North American Midstream Oil & Gas Deal of the Year 2013 (Sabine Pass)
    • North American Project Bond Deal of the Year 2013 (East End Crossing)
    • North American Single Asset Deal of the Year 2013 (Goreway Power Station)
    • European Oil & Gas Deal of the year 2013 (Enquest)
    • Asia Pacific Healthcare Deal of the year 2013 (Bendigo Hospital)
    • Asia Pacific Water Deal of the Year 2013 (Aquasure)
    • North American PPP Deal of the Year 2012 (Presidio Parkway)
    • North American Oil & Gas Deal of the Year 2012 (Sabine Pass/Cheniere)
    • Latin American Power Deal of the Year 2012 (Cerro del Aguila)
    • Latin American Midstream Deal of the Year 2012 (Tarahumara/Chihuahua Pipeline)
  • 10th Annual Power Finance Deals and Firms award from Power Finance and Risk:
    • Best Non-Renewable Asset M&A Advisor (2013)
  • Best Bank in Infrastructure Globally for a fourth year in a row (2012), Global Finance.

Trade Finance

  • Deal of the Year 2013 (CHS Agronegocio), Trade Finance.
  • Best Trade Bank in Canada - Highly Commended (2013), Trade Finance.
  • Best Trade Finance Bank in Canada (2006, 2008-2012), Global Finance.
  • Best Overall Trade Bank in Central America and the Caribbean (2009-2011, 2013), Trade Finance.