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Most Prestigious Banking Firms in Europe

Banking professionals across Europe rank the prestige of the firms that they compete against.

  • Survey Methodology

    Participants in Vault's 2013 Banking Survey were asked to rate companies with which they were familiar on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most prestigious. Participants were not allowed to rate their own employer. Vault averaged the prestige scores for each firm and ranked them in order.

  • Ranking History

2014 Most Prestigious Banking Firms in Europe

1
SCORE
8.982

Goldman Sachs & Co. (Europe)

Wall Street's No. 1 dealmaker  Goldman Sachs provides a wide range of investment banking, securities, and investment management services to a...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
1
2
SCORE
8.426

J.P. Morgan (Europe)

Part of a giant J.P. Morgan is part of New York-based JPMorgan Chase & Co., a financial services firm with $2.4 trillion in assets...

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2013 Rank
2
3
SCORE
7.809

Morgan Stanley (Europe)

The firm that Henry and Harold built New York-headquartered investment banking giant Morgan Stanley is divided into three main businesses:...

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2013 Rank
3
4
SCORE
7.380

Deutsche Bank AG (Europe)

All around the world Boasting nearly 97,000 employees across more than 70 countries, Deutsche Bank truly has a global footprint, with...

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2013 Rank
4
5
SCORE
6.991

The Blackstone Group (Europe)

TRENDING

2013 Rank
10
6
SCORE
6.915

Credit Suisse (Europe)

International player  Credit Suisse Group is one of the largest financial institutions in the world, operating in more than 50 countries and...

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2013 Rank
6
7
SCORE
6.893

Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Europe)

Beyond America Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving customers in more than 150 countries. The company has...

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2013 Rank
7
8
SCORE
6.734

Rothschild (Europe)

Family business The investment banking arm of the family-owned Rothschild Group, Rothschild has been serving governments, corporations, and...

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2013 Rank
12
9
SCORE
6.600

Lazard Europe

Founded in 1848, Lazard has advised on some of the most significant mergers and acquisitions in Europe and the Americas since the beginning of the 20th...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
13
10
SCORE
6.474

Barclays PLC

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2013 Rank
5

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