What's New - Archive
- ScotiaMocatta Honored by India's Gem and Jewelry Export Promotion Council
ScotiaMocatta has for the fourth time been honored by the Gem and Jewelry Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) for outstanding performance and contribution to the gold export trade. The GJEPC acknowledgement recognizes ScotiaMocatta's track record for a consistently high level of customer service for jewelry manufacturers in the export sector. ScotiaMocatta has set up 10 bonded vaults in various Indian cities, providing unique products and services to manufacturers and exporters. For more information, please see the press release or poster.
- Scotiabank Designated as U.S. Primary Dealer
The Bank of Nova Scotia has been designated, through its New York Agency, as a Primary Dealer by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. This designation complements our established primary dealer status in Canada, France, Germany and the U.K., and represents a significant expansion of Scotia Capital's global Fixed Income platform, adding to our distribution capability, while supporting our origination, emerging markets, infrastructure, energy and prime brokerage franchise. For more information, please see the press release.
- Scotiabank Concludes Transaction to Expand in Brazil
Scotiabank has successfully completed its acquisition of Dresdner Bank Brasil S.A. – Banco Múltiplo (DBB), further strengthening our footprint in Latin America and reinforcing our commitment to sustainable growth in that region. With this acquisition, we provide clients in Brazil with access to a wide range of products and services in Corporate and Investment Banking, Capital Markets, Commodities and Global Transaction Banking. For more information, please see the press release.
- Scotia Waterous advises on historic M&A deal
Scotia Waterous acted as financial advisor to BHP Billiton on their acquisition of Petrohawk Energy Corporation for US$15.1 billion. This historic transaction is the largest oil and gas M&A deal since 2009, and the largest non-Canadian deal ever advised by a Canadian bank.
This landmark acquisition, announced on July 14th, 2011, has further strengthened BHP, the world’s largest mining company measured by revenue, having added approximately 1 million net acres in producing assets with estimated 2011 net production of ~950 Mboe/d.
In the past 12 months ending July 31, 2011, Scotia Waterous has again reinstated its #1 rank in the world in total oil and gas M&A deal value. This achievement rests on our innovative approach, in-depth market knowledge and dedication to the clients’ business goals.
For more information, please click the recent article in The Globe and Mail or see our recent ad.
- ScotiaMocatta Awarded "Best Bullion Bank" for Third Year Running by Bombay Bullion Association
For the third year in a row, ScotiaMocatta has been recognized as “Best Bullion Bank” for 2010-2011 by the Bombay Bullion Association (BBA), a major centre for gold and silver trading in India. For more information, please read the press release.
Scotia Capital analyst recognized among “Best on the Street” by The Wall Street Journal
Scotia Capital mining analyst Trevor Turnbull has been recognized among the “Best on the Street” by The Wall Street Journal in its annual 2011 Analysts Survey, placing 2nd among 93 qualifying analysts. Only 5 awards have been given in each industry group. Mr. Turnbull has also ranked #1 in Canada for small/ mid-cap precious metals in the 2010 Buy-side survey by Brendan Wood International.
Scotia Capital deals earn recognition by The Banker
The Banker magazine has announced the 2011 Banking Deals of the Year awards. Two Scotia Capital deals have earned the Honorary Mention in the following two categories:
Sinopec's $7.1 billion acquisition of a 40% stake in Repsol Brasil. Scotia Capital acted as the Financial Advisor to Sinopec Corporation.
Infrastructure and Project Finance category:
Construction of McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Canada. Scotia Capital acted as the Lead Underwriter and Sole Bookrunner for this innovative financing.
Scotia Capital: a top Bookrunner of Electric Utility Bonds by Bloomberg
Scotia Capital was ranked second in US$ bond underwriting on the Q1 2011 Bloomberg Electric Utility League Table (as of March 31, 2011), with 5 transactions and a market share of 10.9%. We were also ranked #1 by the number of transactions and market share (for the deals that include National Rural Utilities).
- Scotia Capital's Risk Solutions Group - Best in Canada
Scotia Capital's Risk Solutions Group was again ranked #1 in Canada by a reputable third-party organization in its prestigious 2011 Survey of Derivatives users. We ranked #1 on the overall Quality Index and seven other categories. This top ranking, coming for the ninth year in a row, is a testament to our leadership, market insight and dedication to clients’ success.
- Scotia Capital Beefs Up Calgary Energy Hub
Scotia Capital has announced an expanded Global Energy Solutions (GES) platform in Calgary, enhancing the firm's energy capabilities and bringing services closer to clients. GES' client-facing services are moving to Calgary, from New York, while support functions will remain in New York, serving Scotia Capital's main energy centres in Calgary and Houston. For more information, please read the press release.
- Scotia Capital’s Market Leading Performance in Canadian High Yield
As a leading debt underwriter in Canada with dedicated high yield expertise, Scotia Capital is the top Canadian bookrunner with 11 of the last 16 C$ high yield market transactions. Lean more.
- Scotia Capital hosted its Annual Charity Trading Day on February 24, 2011
On Thursday February 24, 2011, Scotia Capital hosted the annual Charity Trading Day, when all agency commissions generated from institutional equity trading are donated to charitable organizations helping kids and young people across Canada. Since Charity Trading Day began, Scotia Capital has donated over $7 million to various children's charities. Visit www.gbm.scotiabank.com/charitytradingday to learn more.
- ScotiaMocatta’s New Base Metals Platform Now Open for Business
ScotiaMocatta has launched its base metals platform to complement our strong precious metals platform. With global offices based in London, New York and Hong Kong, ScotiaMocatta’s base metals team is now managing transactions in copper, aluminum, lead, nickel, tin and zinc. For more information, please read the press release.
- Scotia Capital Ranks #1 in Canadian Corporate Debt Underwriting (Bonus) for Third Straight Year
For the third year in a row, Scotia Capital has ranked #1 in Bloomberg's League Tables for Canadian Corporate Underwriting (Bonus). In 2010, we led 65 transactions and helped raise over $60 billion in debt financing for some of Canada's leading corporations in different debt products and across all major industry sectors. Scotia Capital ranked #1 in terms of market share and deal volume. To learn more, please view our recent advertisement or press release.
- Scotiabank Group Named No. 1 FX Provider in Canada, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Peru
For the 7th year in a row, Scotia Capital has been ranked by Global Finance magazine as the Best Foreign Exchange Bank in Canada. Scotiabank Costa Rica, Scotiabank Jamaica and Scotiabank Peru have also been ranked as the top FX providers in their respective countries. This award recognizes the Scotiabank Group’s 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.