What's New - Archive
- Scotia Capital ranked #1 for 2008 stock sales in Canada, excluding offerings by parent banks
With a total of $2.65 billion in equity raised in 2008, Scotia Capital is the leader for 2008 stock sales, when the data is adjusted to remove deals involving parent banks. The Globe and Mail has recognized Scotia Capital as ďthe real winner when it comes to what league tables are supposed to measure: the ability to bring in business from outside customers.Ē Please click the respective links to see the rankings and the full article.
- Scotia Capitalís securities lending team ranked number one in the world for service during the recent credit crisis by isf Magazine
Scotia Capitalís securities lending team has been ranked number one in the world for service during the recent credit crisis in the 2008 global Equity Lending Survey by isf Magazine. Please read the press release for more information.
- Scotia Capital Mexico unveils its new state-of-the-art premises in Mexico City
Scotia Capital Mexico today officially unveiled its new state-of the-art premises in Mexico City, integrating more than 200 staff in one location, including 100 capital markets professionals, in a 40,000 square foot facility located in Scotiabank Plaza, Mexico City. Please read the press release for more information.
- Scotia Capital Announces Senior Appointments to Equities Business
Scotia Capital today announced senior appointments to grow and further enhance the strengths of its equity-related businesses. Please read the press release for more information.
- "The oil sands that bind" - Adam Waterous writes in the National Post (Sept 2, 2008)
- Scotia Capital expands its Infrastructure Advisory Team
As infrastructure projects continue to gain importance globally, Scotia Capital has expanded its capabilities in the Infrastructure Advisory markets. Having created the Canadian Infrastructure Advisory team earlier this year, Scotia Capital has now further extended beyond the Canadian market by adding a group of experienced professionals to cover the U.S. and Latin American markets. Please read the press release for more information.
- Scotia Capital Builds Team to Advise on Infrastructure Projects
Scotia Capital is committed to being a significant participant in Infrastructure and has a dedicated team of professionals to focus on the sector. The Infrastructure Groupís new Advisory Team is the hub of the Infrastructure platform connecting products and geographies to provide complete solutions to clients, leveraging the Scotia Capital and Scotiabank platforms globally. For more information, see press release, our recent ad or related press coverage.
- Scotia Capitalís Corporate Derivatives team recognized as the best in Canada
For the sixth consecutive year, Scotia Capitalís Corporate Derivatives team has been recognized as the best in Canada by an independent third-party market survey. This year, this prestigious annual survey ranked Scotia Capital #1 on the Quality Index, as a Lead Dealer, in Overall Market Penetration, in Best After-Sales Service and in Creative Ideas and Structuring.
- Scotia Capitalís FX Team ranked #1 in Canada (2008)
Scotia Capital has been recognized as the top foreign exchange bank in Canada yet again. Our FX team has been ranked #1 on the Overall Quality Index, #1 in Overall Market Penetration, and #1 in Sales Quality and Research, by an independent third-party market survey of Foreign Exchange Services in Canada, (2008).
Euromoney publishes Scotia Capital article on structured fund products
Euromoney has recently published its 2008 International Investment and Securities Review Yearbook. This annual publication contains discussions and reviews of macro- and micro-economic problems by the leaders of the global corporate and investment banking community. The Yearbook contains an article by Tim Andrews, Scotia Capital’s Managing Director, Structured Fund Products in New York, entitled “Evolution of the Structured Fund Derivatives Landscape”.
As expanding number of treasurers, portfolio managers and other investors are seeking growing returns through exposure to alternative assets via variety of fund-linked derivatives products, the $700 billion structured funds derivatives market attracts their increased attention. In his article, Mr. Andrews discusses the evolution of the structured funds derivatives market and uncovers opportunities offered by the common fund-linked derivatives, including options, total return swaps, portable alpha strategies and structured notes. Please click here to read the entire article. To learn more about our Structured Products group, please click here.
- Scotia Capital hosted its annual Charity Trading Day on February 21, 2008
On February 21, 2008, Scotia Capital hosted the annual Charity Trading Day, when all agency commissions generated from institutional equity trading are donated to charity organizations helping kids and young people across Canada. Since Charity Trading Day began, the Canadian institutional investment community has helped us raise more than $5 million for children’s charities. Please visit www.gbm.scotiabank.com/charitytradingday to learn more. To view our recent advertisement, please click here.
- Mike Durland appointed Co-Chairman and Co-CEO of Scotia Capital
Mike Durland was appointed Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Scotia Capital and Head, Global Capital Markets. For more information, please see press release.
- Scotia Capital receives the Best Foreign Exchange Bank in Canada award for the fourth year in a row
For the fourth consecutive year, Scotia Capitalís Foreign Exchange team has been ranked first among Canadian banks by Global Finance magazine. This annual award praises Scotia Capitalís efforts in different areas, including transaction volume, market share, scope of global coverage, customer service, competitive pricing and innovative technologies. To learn more, please read the press release and view our recent advertisement.