JP Morgan decisively pulled ahead of the competition in Latin America last year, with a dominant market share in bond and equity issuance, and mergers and acquisitions mandates, the key investment banking products in Latin America.
Last year, JP Morgan handled $5.60 billion-worth of M&A transactions, giving it 20% of the market, well ahead of second-placed Credit Suisse First Boston with $4.85 billion. During the first fixed income bull market Latin America had seen in five years, JP Morgan grabbed 37% of the bond deals valued at $14 billion. Second-placed CSFB had half as many deals to its name and Citigroup, JP Morgan's principal rival, ranked fourth with just under $6 billion.
LatinFinance has named JP Morgan Investment Bank of the Year for 2003. This is the first year we have included this category, but did so in large...
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