Top Tier in various categories in Canada for 2014, Brendan Wood International survey:
#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
#1 in Quality of Trader Service and Put Client Interests First
#1 on Execution of Illiquid Stocks
#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
Ranked #3 on the Bloomberg league tables of top bookrunners of the U.S. electric utilities bonds in 2014, (Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2014).
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.
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.
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
National Award for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships (2014) – Gold award for Project Financing from The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (BC Hydro).
National Award for Innovation and Excellence in Public-Private Partnerships (2014) – Silver award for Infrastructure Sustainability from The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (North Island Hospitals).
Deal of the Year awards from IJ Global (formerly Project Finance):
North American Oil and Gas Deal of the Year 2014 (Freeport)
North American Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year 2014 (North Island Hospital)
North American Project Bond Deal of the Year 2014 (Enbridge Southern Lights)
Latin American Mining and Metals Deal of the Year 2014 (Aurora)
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 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)
10th Annual Power Finance Deals and Firms award from Power Finance and Risk:
Best Non-Renewable Asset M&A Advisor (2013)
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.