Mumbai: YES SECURITIES, the Investment Banking and Merchant Banking arm of YES BANK, was adjudged “India’s Best Investment Bank” by Global Finance magazine at its 2018 World’s Best Investment Bank Awards. The winners were short-listed based on an extensive annual global survey of industry experts and analysts by Global Finance magazine.
Global Finance editors, with inputs from industry experts, used a series of criteria to score and select winners, based on a proprietary algorithm. Deals announced or completed in 2017 were considered.
Vikas Dawra, Group President & Global Head, Investment Banking, YES Securities said, “This award is a true recognition of our in-depth market understanding and service excellence by industry experts worldwide. Our knowledge driven approach has enabled us to be a trusted advisor to clients, across their growth cycle and played an instrumental role in some of the most complex transactions in 2017. With continued reforms and improving confidence in the economy, we believe that the momentum will only accelerate in 2018.”
YES SECURITIES has a robust track record of over 275+ successful deal closures in investment banking and merchant banking transactions, since inception. It has a 35+ member team which advises transactions involving M&A, PE, IPO, QIP, FPO, OFS, IPP, NCD, Mezzanine Financing, JVs, delisting, takeovers and buybacks. YES SECURITIES also has a dedicated distribution network along with a sales and research team to support its merchant banking team.
YES SECURITIES also houses a dedicated Sustainable Investment Banking (SIB), first-of-its-kind in the industry providing investment banking and advisory services to company’s operating in the sustainability space viz. Renewable Energy, Environment & Education. It has successfully completed 35 transactions in the sustainability space with a cumulative transaction value of US$ 7.0 bn.