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Awards 2013

December 2013


Der Zertifikateberater – Certificate Awards 2013

  • Best for warrants and leverage products
  • Best for express certificates 

International Financing Review – Awards 2013

  • Bond House of the Year
  • Loan House of the Year
  • High-Yield Bond House of the Year
  • EMEA High-Yield Bond House
  • EMEA Structured Finance House
  • Emerging EMEA Bond House
  • Asia-Pacific Loan House

Explaining its choices, International International Financing Review (IFR) said: "Deutsche Bank’s mantra is Passion to Perform and its credentials throughout the IFR Awards period showed it has not yet tired of doing so, adding market share across almost all product lines in spite of already occupying a top-tier position. Complacency, it appears, is not a word that features in the Bank’s dictionary."

It is the first time a bank has won all three of the key global debt awards in the same year – and the first time a bank has won the Bond House award three years in a row.


November 2013

Randstad Award – Employer Branding

Deutsche Bank has been recognised as the most attractive employer in Italy’s financial sector by multinational human resource consulting firm Randstad, receiving outstanding rankings for its career progression opportunities, financial health and strong management.

This recognition is based on employer branding research that surveyed the 150 biggest employers in Italy from 13 industries in 10 categories. In the financial industry, Deutsche Bank scored above average in all categories.

As part of the survey, a representative sample of 7,000 people aged 18-65 were asked to evaluate companies for their attractiveness.


October 2013


German Public Relations Association - F.A.Z.-Institute – International German PR Award 2013

Deutsche Bank won the International German PR Award ("Internationaler Deutscher PR-Preis") 2013 in the category "Finance, Money and Market Economy"for its new digital formats.


September 2013


Deutsches Risk – Awards 2013

Deutsche Bank has once again been recognized by corporate clients in Germany as Number 1 in DeutschesRisk’s yearly ranking. This is the 10th consecutive year Deutsche has retained this leading position.

A full list of first place rankings is below:

  • Nr. 1 Overall
  • Nr. 1 for Interest Rates Overall
  • Nr. 1 for Interest Rates Swaps
  • Nr. 1 for Interest Rates Options
  • Nr. 1 for Interest Rates Forward Rates Agreements
  • Nr. 1 for Interest Rates Repurchase Agreements
  • Nr. 1 for Exotic Interest Rates Products
  • Nr. 1 for Foreign Exchange Swaps
  • Nr. 1 for S&P 500 Equity Index Options

The Banker – Innovation in Technology and Transaction Banking Awards 2013

  • Most innovative Transaction Bank from Europe

Risk – Interdealer Rankings 2013

Deutsche Bank has once again been recognized by clients as the world’s top derivatives dealer in Risk magazine’s influential Risk Interdealer Rankings 2013. This is the fifth consecutive year the Bank has retained the leading position.

The Bank retained the top position in seven other categories, receiving a total of 17 No.1 rankings including interest rate swaps 2-10 years, euro short-term interest rates, FX product exotics and credit default swaps.

A full list of first place rankings is below.

  • Overall Derivatives Dealer
  • Interest Rates Swaps 2-10 years
  • Currency Exotics
  • Short-Term Interest Rates – euro
  • Interest Rate Swaps 2-10 years – US dollar
  • Interest Rate Swaps 2-10 years – euro
  • Interest Rate Options – euro
  • Cross-Currency Swaps – euro/yen
  • Currency overall – euro/yen
  • FX Options – euro/yen
  • FX Forwards – US dollar/euro
  • FX Products Exotics – US dollar/euro
  • FX Products Exotics – US dollar/yen
  • FX Products Exotics – euro/sterling
  • Equity Index Options – Dax 30
  • Credit Default Swaps – Asia – investment grade
  • Credit Default Swaps – Asia Sovereign



Reactions magazine – Global Awards

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has been named the world’s best manager of insurance assets for the sixth year in a row by Reactions magazine.

The division’s dedicated insurance team won the ‘Best Asset Manager’ category in the Reactions Global Awards – a title it has held since 2008. Reactions is a global insurance industry publication. Earlier this year, DeAWM won the Reactions award for ‘Best UK Asset Manager’ of insurance assets, for the fourth time in six years.

The Reactions awards highlight excellence in client service, performance and innovation in the insurance market.

DeAWM manages USD 187bn in third-party insurance assets (as of June 30, 2013). It is the largest insurance asset manager globally, according to a survey by Insurance Asset Manager (ranking as of December 2012). The business manages fixed-income, equity and alternative assets for life, property and casualty, reinsurance, and healthcare companies worldwide.

According to DeAWM’s research, insurers in both the US and Europe are increasingly seeking to outsource the management of some or all of their assets to third-party providers.


August 2013


Handelsblatt Online / FMH Finanzberatung – Top Online Broker

Die FMH Finanzberatung hat für Handelsblatt Online die Konditionen von 16 Online-Brokern verglichen. Untersucht wurden die Standardkonditionen für Depotverwaltung und Handel. Das Ergebnis: Deutsche Bank maxblue kommt in den Kategorien „aktive Kleinanleger“, „durchschnittliche Kunden” und „Börsenspekulanten“ jeweils unter die besten Anbieter und erhält die Auszeichnung TOP Online Broker. 


July 2013


Handelsblatt – Test zur Beratungsqualität für Privatkunden

Bei einem Test zur Beratungsqualität für Privatkunden erhielt die Deutsche Bank die besten Noten und wurde ausgezeichnet für „Beste Kundenberatung“.

Im Auftrag des Handelsblatts haben Tester des Sozialwissenschaftlichen Institut Schad (S.W.I.) von März bis Mai die Beratungskompetenz von sechs Banken mit bundesweitem Filialnetz untersucht und sich insgesamt 120 Mal beraten lassen.

Analysiert wurden die Kriterien Bedarfsanalyse (wie detailliert die Bankmitarbeiter Kundenwünsche ermitteln) und Lösungskompetenz (wie gut es den Bankmitarbeitern gelingt, ein individuell passendes Angebot vorzuschlagen) in den vier Kategorien Altersvorsorge, Baufinanzierung, Geldanlage und Kredit. Die Deutsche Bank überzeugte in allen Kategorien bei der Bedarfsanalyse und bei der Lösungskompetenz.


Euromoney – Awards for Excellence 2013

Deutsche Bank has received 19 awards in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2013 including two top-tier awards: Best Global Flow House and Best Global Commodities House.

Explaining its choice for Best Global Flow House, Euromoney said: “All of the big flow houses have reshaped their client businesses and continue to command healthy market shares but the bank that has done so best is Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank not only commands leading market positions in each of the core flow asset classes, it has managed to maintain this leadership while slashing costs, risk exposure and its balance sheet.”

This is the second consecutive year that the Bank has won the Best Global Commodities House award.

Euromoney added: “Deutsche Bank has been swifter than most in making tough decisions on reshaping its commodities business, enabling it to stay ahead of some of the competition and increase its client-based revenues to record levels.”

The Bank won a further 17 Country and Regional Awards, including the Best Investment Bank accolade in Western Europe, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Greece and Mexico.

The Best Investment Bank in Germany was one of four in the Bank’s home market alongside Best Bank; Best Equity House and Best Debt House.

Two Awards acknowledged the Bank’s excellence in helping clients manage risk: Best Risk Adviser in Western Europe and Best Risk Adviser in Central Eastern Europe.

Euromoney awards recognize institutions that demonstrate leadership, innovation, and momentum in global financial markets. The full list of awards won is listed below:



Global Custodian – Prime Brokerage Survey 2013

Deutsche Bank has once again been recognized by clients in the 20th annual Global Custodian Prime Brokerage Survey, a leading study of hedge fund managers.

The Bank received the most 'Top Rated' awards for the sixth consecutive year.

Clients also rated Deutsche Bank 'Best in Class' in more categories than any other provider. The 'Best in Class' awards single out prime brokers for excellence in serving hedge funds in each of 12 service areas and 19 separate client-type categories and so present a comprehensive overall rating.


KuppingerCole – European Identity & Cloud Awards

  • Best Access Governance and Intelligence Project 

KangaNews – Fixed Income Research Poll

Deutsche Bank has again excelled in this year’s KangaNews Fixed Income Research Poll winning following accolades:

  • Best fixed income trade ideas
  • Best research and analysis on Australian corporations
  • Best research and analysis on foreign exchange
  • Best research on relative value and international comparative analysis

This is the third time the KangaNews Fixed Income Survey has surveyed Australian investors to recognize the performance of fixed income research. Over 50 investment firms participated, representing the bulk of major institutional investment funds in the Australian market across the fund management, insurance and balance sheet sectors.


June 2013


Kirchhoff – Online Annual Report Ranking

Deutsche Bank's Annual Report 2012 has been ranked first in Kirchhoff's yearly online annual report ranking for the third time in a row.


May 2013


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum – Patrons of the Arts awards

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum has honored the Bank as “Patron of the Arts” for its contribution to the Art in Dubai during 2012. This is the fourth consecutive year Deutsche Bank has achieved this recognition. Read more at



Euromoney – FX Survey 2013

Clients have once again acknowledged Deutsche Bank's leading position in Foreign Exchange (FX) by voting the Bank No.1 in Euromoney’s annual FX survey for the ninth consecutive year. Read more on


April 2013

Trophées Leaders de la Finance 2013

  • Best International Investment Bank for energy, infrastructure and transport
  • Best M&A advisory services in the industrial sector 

Infrastructure Journal – Awards 2013

Deutsche Bank received the global award for “MLA of the Year – Renewables” at the Infrastructure Journal Awards. Renowned within the industry, the IJ Awards for mandated lead arrangers have been recognizing innovation, creativity and key achievements in global financing infrastructure since 2000. 


Global ETF Awards 2013

Im Rahmen der 9. Global ETF Awards ®, konnten die db X-trackers ETFs und db-X ETCs von Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management und das ETF Research der Deutschen Bank insgesamt elf Preise für sich gewinnen. Damit geht die Deutsche Bank als eindeutiger Gewinner aus den 9. Global ETF Awards hervor.

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State Securities Commission of Vietnam – Merit Award

Deutsche Bank was presented with a Merit Award by the State Securities Commission of Vietnam for its outstanding contribution to the development of the stock market in Vietnam in 2012. 


March 2013


Fimetrix LLC – 2013 Distinguished Providers

February 2013


Euromoney – Private Banking Survey 2013

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management has been named the "Best Private Bank in Germany" for the third time in a row. 

Z/Yen – over-the-counter derivatives survey

No. 1 for OTC Derivatives globally for Client Management (5th year running)
No. 1 for OTC Derivatives overall for combined Core Processing and Client Management

The annual Z/Yen survey is the industry standard for measuring brokers’ operational performance across four key areas: OTC Derivatives (Global), Equities, Fixed Income (Regional - Asia Pacific, Europe, US) and Cross-Product Services.


The Asset – Triple A Regional House Awards 2012

  • „Best Equity House Award” (das zweite Jahr in Folge)

Morningstar Japan – Fund of the Year 2012

Two DWS funds from Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management have been recognized in Morningstar Japan’s ‘Fund of the Year 2012’ awards.

The two funds – the DWS Global Utility Bond Fund A Course (with Currency Hedge) and the DWS European High Yield Bond Fund JPY Course – were chosen from more than 4,000 open-ended mutual funds offered in Japan, winning the ‘Outstanding Award’ in the International Bond Fund (hedged) and High Dividend Bond Fund Divisions, respectively.

The DWS Global Utility Bond Fund competed for the title against 100 funds in the International Bond Fund (hedged) Division, and won based on its 2012 year-end total net asset value and one-year return.

The DWS European High Yield Bond Fund, which invests principally in European high-yield bonds, was selected from among 524 funds in its High Dividend Bond Fund Division.

Read more about DWS at and about the winning funds at (in Japanese)



Euromoney – Deals of the Year 2012

Fourteen Deutsche Bank deals have been selected for Euromoney’s annual Deals of the Year Awards 2012 which recognize global transactions that broke records, reopened markets, innovated, or succeeded despite market conditions.

Deutsche Bank’s role on 14 highlighted deals across the three categories – Global markets, Asia and Latin America – compares to six deals it worked on in the 2011 awards and four in 2010.



Institutional Investor – All-Europe Research, Sales and Trading Team and Top Corporate Access Providers surveys 2013

No. 1 in the All-Europe Research Team survey (for the third consecutive year),
No. 1 in the All-Europe Sales Team and All-Europe Trading Team survey (for the second consecutive year),
No. 1 in the Europe’s Top Corporate Access Providers survey, which identifies the brokerages that provide the best access to key executives at European companies.

Ten Deutsche Bank teams achieved a No.1 rank:

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Banks
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Economics
  • Equity Derivatives
  • Germany
  • Quantitative Research
  • Retailing / General
  • Small & Midcapitalisation Stocks

(Nearly 2,150 money managers at over 760 institutions managing an estimated $5.6 trillion in European equities responded to the All-Europe Research Team survey, the benchmark on the region’s best sell-side equity sales, trading and research teams. Source: Institutional Investor 2013)



Asset-Backed Alert – US asset-backed securities & mortgage-backed securities

Asset Backed Alert ranked Deutsche Bank’s Trust & Agency Services business No.1 in the United States for US asset-backed securities (ABS) and mortgage-backed securities (MBS) for 2012 .


January 2013


Islamic Finance news – Deals of the Year Awards 2012

  • Best Islamic Trustee/Custodian
  • IPO Deal of the Year award
  • Qatar Deal of the Year award

This is the third consecutive year that Islamic Finance news has recognized Deutsche Bank's excellence in providing Islamic Trustee and Custody Services in their annual Global Banking Awards.

At its locations in Dubai and Doha, Deutsche Bank has been developing investment products designed in accordance with Islamic law for a growing clientele in the Middle East and South East Asia for more than 10 years. Deutsche Bank is deeply committed to the development of the Islamic Finance industry and is broadly recognized as a world-class provider of Islamic financial solutions.




Risk – Awards 2013

Deutsche Bank has won three awards in Risk magazine’s Risk Awards 2013:

  • Currency Derivatives House of the Year
  • Hedge Fund Derivatives House of the Year
  • Energy/Commodity Derivatives House of the Year 

Asian Private Banker – Awards for Distinction 2012

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