- Scotia Capital co-sponsors “Hedge Funds: Heroes or Highwaymen?”
Scotia Capital is proud to co-sponsor “Hedge Funds: Heroes or Highwaymen?”, a one-day conference on November 19, 2004, presented by the University of Waterloo's Institute for Quantitative Finance and Insurance. This conference will discuss issues surrounding hedge fund performance as well as many other related topical issues. Conference speakers are leading experts from industry and academia. Please click here for more information.
- Scotia Capital helps create opportunities for the Oil & Gas Sector
Scotia Capital's Oil & Gas Industry team's strong product execution capabilities and expert knowledge of the oil and gas industry have made us the #1 ranked equity underwriter in the oil and gas sector and a leading lender to this industry. A newspaper advertisement highlighting our capabilities appeared in the Calgary Herald on September 8 th , 2004. Please click here to view the ad.
- Scotia Capital named Best Corporate and Institutional Internet Bank in Canada for the Second Year in a Row
Scotia Capital has been named Best Corporate and Institutional Internet Bank in Canada, for the second consecutive year, by the international financial magazine Global Finance. These annual awards recognize the best in internet banking from around the world. The results will be announced in the magazine's September 2004 issue and will be formally presented on October 14 th at a ceremony in New York City. For further information, please see press release.
Scotia Capital named Best Debt House in Canada for 2004 by Euromoney
Scotia Capital has been named Best Debt House in Canada for 2004 by pre-eminent international capital markets magazine Euromoney. The award takes into account Scotia Capital’s performance in debt underwriting, trading and research. Scotia Capital has in the past 12 months taken first or second spot in major debt league tables such as public finance, asset-backed securities and high-yield debt. The results of this prestigious award were announced in the magazine’s July 2004 issue. For further information, please see press release and flyer.
Scotia Capital assists Fortis in acquiring Aquila, Inc.'s electric utilities in Western Canada
Scotia Capital is proud to have assisted Fortis in its $1.476 billion acquisition of Aquila, Inc.'s electric utilities in Alberta and British Columbia. Building on our long-standing relationship with Fortis, Scotia Capital acted as the Exclusive M&A Advisor as well as provided extensive financing and risk management solutions to help them execute this transaction. For further information, please click here.
Once again, ScotiaMocatta ranks as one of the top global banks in gold and silver
For the second year in a row, ScotiaMocatta has ranked 2 nd globally in both the Gold and Silver Cash category in Risk Magazine's Annual Commodity Rankings for 2004. And building on this momentum, they also ranked 2nd in Silver in the Forwards category. For more information, please click here.
Scotia Capital named Best Investment Bank in Canada
Scotia Capital has been named Best Investment Bank in Canada by the international financial magazine Global Finance. The results of the first annual Investment Bank Awards that recognize the best in investment banking from around the world will be announced in the magazine's June 2004 issue and will be formally presented in June during a ceremony in New York City. For further information, please see press release. To view the ad click here.
Scotia Capital receives high recognition for Equity Research
Scotia Capital's Equity Research group has received one of the top rankings in a StarMine/Financial Post survey, placing 2nd overall. The survey ranks Canada's analysts in terms of their ability to most accurately pick stocks and predict earnings estimates. 11 Scotia Capital analysts were among the top finishers in the survey. The overall company ranking took into account the number of award-winning analysts from each company, either overall or in their particular sectors of coverage.
ScotiaMocatta appointed the new Chairman of the London Gold Fixing
ScotiaMocatta is pleased to announce that it has been appointed the new Chairman of the London Gold Fixing. This is the first time, in the Fixing's 85-year history, that a non-British bank has held this position. ScotiaMocatta is also the Chairman of the London Silver Fixing. With roots dating back to 1671, ScotiaMocatta is one of the world's leading precious metals dealers and a major provider of precious metals trading and finance to a broad range of industries. For further information, please refer to the Press Release.
Scotia Capital assists Manulife Financial in the acquisition of John Hancock Financial Services
Scotia Capital is pleased to have acted as a Financial Advisor to long-time client Manulife Financial Corporation in its historic $15 billion acquisition of John Hancock Financial Services. This deal creates the second largest life insurer in North America and fifth largest globally. For further information, please click here.