Top Investment Banks List in the world

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students often want to know what the top investment banks in the world are so they can develop their employer target list (check out our free guide on how to get a job in investment banking).  As part of our continuing effort to help you advance your career, we’ve compiled a catalog of banks to help you in your job search.

Make your way down the register to find the banks you want to target.  We’ve sorted the list alphabetically, and while the sizes of the banks (measured by assets) change daily, this should give you a good general idea of what the top investment banks are.

List of the top investment banks – 100 largest investment banks

  2. Allahabad Bank
  3. Allen & Company
  4. Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML)
  5. Barclays Capital
  6. BB&T
  7. BBY Ltd.
  8. Berkery, Noyes & Co.
  9. BG Capital
  10. Blackstone
  11. BMO Capital Markets
  12. BNP Paribas
  13. Cantor Fitzgerald
  14. Capstone Partners
  15. Centerview Partners
  16. China International Capital Corporation
  17. CIBC World Markets
  18. Citi
  19. CITIC Securities International
  20. CLSA
  21. Commerzbank
  22. Corporate Finance Associates
  23. Cowen
  24. Credit Agricole CIB
  25. Credit Suisse
  26. CSG Partners
  27. Daewoo Securities
  28. Deutsche Bank
  29. Duff & Phelps
  30. Europa Partners
  31. Evercore Partners
  32. Financo
  33. Gleacher & Company
  34. Goldman Sachs
  35. Greenhill & Co.
  36. Guggenheim Partners
  37. Guosen Partners
  38. Houlihan Lokey
  39. HSBC Holdings PLC
  40. Imperial Capital
  41. ICBC (China)
  42. ICICI Bank
  43. Indian Bank
  44. J.P. Morgan
  45. Jefferies & Co.
  46. Keefe, Bruyette, & Woods
  47. KeyCorp (KeyBanc Capital Markets)
  48. Ladenburg Thalmann
  49. Lancaster Pollard
  1. Lazard
  2. Lincoln International
  3. Macquarie Group
  4. Maple Capital Advisors
  5. Marathon Capital
  6. McColl Partners
  7. Mediobanca
  8. Miller Buckfire & Co.
  9. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
  10. Mizuho Financial Group
  11. Moelis & Company
  12. Montgomery  & Co.
  13. Morgan Keegan & Co.
  14. Morgan Stanley
  15. Needham & Co.
  16. NBF (National Bank Financial)
  17. Nomura Holdings
  18. Oppenheimer & Co.
  19. Panmure Gordon
  20. Perella Weinberg Partners
  21. Piper Jaffray
  22. PNC Financial Services (Harris Williams & Co.
  23. Punjab National Bank
  24. Raymond James
  25. RBC Capital Markets
  26. RBS
  27. Robert W. Baird
  28. Roth Capital Partners
  29. Rothschild
  30. Sagent Advisors
  31. Sandler O’Neill Partners
  32. SBI Capital Markets (State Bank of India)
  33. Scotiabank
  34. Societe Generale
  35. Sonenshine Partners
  36. Stephens, Inc.
  37. Stifel Financial
  38. Sucsy, Fischer & Company
  39. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group
  40. SunTrust (Robinson Humphrey)
  41. Syndicate Bank
  42. TD Securities
  43. United bank of India
  44. UBS
  45. Vermillion Partners
  46. Vijaya Bank
  47. Wedbush Securities
  48. Wells Fargo & Co.
  49. William Blair & Company
  50. WR Hambrecht & Co.
  51. Yes Bank

The top investment banks are the powerhouses of the financial industry. The investment bankers that push these banks forward work extremely long hours, often day and night, to secure whatever it is that their clients demand of them. If choosing to go down this career path, you should expect very long hours.

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