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We Know Asia Best

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Stay ahead with DBS Asian Insights - the latest economic activity, government policy, market news and industry insights.

Why DBS?

Asia is seeing strong growth in assets under management due in part to rising affluence and market liberalisation, spurring strong capital flows into and within the region.

As the bank that helped spark the development of Singapore, DBS has a proven track record of helping our corporate clients navigate the intricacies of doing business in the region’s most dynamic markets. Leveraging our depth of Asian insights and Asian connectivity, we extend our capabilities and expertise to help institutional investors tap this growing market.

Our dedicated client coverage teams are geared and ready to provide investment, capital and transactional banking solutions to:

  • Exchanges
  • Funds & Asset Managers
  • Insurance and Reinsurance Companies
  • Private Banks & Wealth Management
  • Securities Companies
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds and Central Banks
  • Supranationals & Agencies
  • Other Institutional Investors

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Awards & Accolades

  • Awards & Accolades

DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named “Asia’s Best Bank” by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times Group, and “Best Bank in Asia-Pacific” by Global Finance. The bank has also been named “Safest Bank in Asia” by Global Finance for eight consecutive years from 2009 to 2016.

DBS prides itself on giving our clients the best: comprehensive range of products, cutting-edge solutions and the best in Asian service. In the process, we have earned many awards, which we dedicate to our clients.

 

Best FX Provider

Best FX Provider,
Southeast Asia
World's Best Foreign
Exchange Provider
2016

Best Subcustodian Bank

Best Subcustodian Bank,
Singapore
World’s Best
Subcustodians
2007-2016

Best Investment Bank

Best Investment Bank,
Singapore
World's Best Investment
Bank
2015

Best Debt Bank

Best Debt Bank,
Asia-Pacific
World's Best Investment
Bank
2015


Best in Treasury & Cash Management

Best Domestic
Custodian, Singapore
Asset Servicing, Fund
Management and
Investors Awards
2016

Best in Treasury & Cash Management

Best in Treasury & Cash
Management, ASEAN
Treasury, Trade and Risk
Management Awards
2016

Best Regional Service Provider for FIs/NBFIs

Best Regional Service
Provider for FIs/NBFIs
Treasury, Trade and Risk
Management Awards
2016

Best Cash Management Bank

Best Cash Management
Bank, Singapore
Treasury, Trade and Risk
Management Awards
2015


Best REIT House

Best REIT House
Regional House and Deal
Awards
2015

Best Transaction Services House, Asia

Best Transaction
Services House, Asia
Asia Awards for
Excellence
2015

Most Innovative Investment Bank from Asia Pacific

Most Innovative
Investment Bank from
Asia Pacific
Investment Banking
Awards
2015

Best Asia Investment Bank

Best Asia Investment
Bank
FinanceAsia Achievement
Awards
2015


Global, Market & Category Outperformer

Global, Market &
Category Outperformer,
Singapore and Hong Kong
Global Custodian Agent
Banks in Major Markets Survey
2014-2015

Regulations

The MiFID II Directive (2014/65/EU) and the Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (Regulation 600/2014) (MiFIR) will repeal and recast the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (2004/39/EC) (MiFID) and will come into force in January 2018. Together, the MiFID II Directive and MiFIR will form the legal framework governing the requirements applicable to investment firms, trading venues, data reporting service providers and third-country firms providing investment services or activities in the EU. They are often referred to as MiFID II.

MiFID II aims at increasing investor protection by creating a more effective, efficient and transparent market for investment services and activities in the EU. Details of level 2 measures applicable to each Article of MiFID II are set out in delegated acts, implementing acts and technical standards issued by ESMA and the European Commission. For the purposes of MiFID II compliance, DBS Bank Ltd., London Branch will provide its counterparties dealing in regulated investment services with certain information, such as client categorization, Order Execution Policy and Terms of Business. See below.


Terms of Business – (DBS Bank Ltd - Treasury & Markets)
Legal Entity Identifier FAQ
Client Categorisation – Eligible Counterparty
Client Categorisation – Professional Client (New Clients)
Client Categorisation – Professional Client (Existing Clients)
Order Execution Policy
DBS Bank Ltd – Summary of Chinese Walls and Conflict Management Policy
DBS Bank Ltd – Statement on Modern Slavery


Should you require further information, the DBSL MiFID Team dbslmifid@dbs.com or your Relationship Manager or your usual point of contact.