Awards and Rankings

  • Best Commercial Banking Capabilities in the Caribbean and in the Bahamas (2017), Euromoney
  • Coming Force in Supranational, Sovereign and Agency Bonds Investment Banking (2017), Global Capital
  • Latin America Loan of the Year Award (Brookfield US$600 MM-equivalent dual-currency term loan) (2016), International Financing Review
  • Corporate Issuer, Quasi-Sovereign Bond & Financing Innovation of the Year Award (2016), Latin Finance
  • Leading Canadian and top 20 global bank in a number of categories including lending, bonds, and equity (H1 2016 League Tables), Bloomberg
  • Latin American Power Deal of the Year 2016 (AES Colon CCGT Gas Terminal), IJ Global
  • Best Foreign Exchange provider in Canada for the 12th year in a row, and in Peru, Costa Rica, and Jamaica for the 7th, 7th, and 6th time respectively (2016), Global Finance
  • Top 10 Global Wholesale/Commercial Banking Brand and Top Canadian Brand (2015), The Banker/Brand Finance
  • Ranked among World’s 50 Safest Banks three years in a row, Global Finance (2008-2010).
  • Ranked among Top 3 Safest Banks in North America, Global Finance (2010).
  • Named Best Emerging Market Bank, Global Finance (2010).

Global Credit Ratings

Ratings for The Bank of Nova Scotia (as of April 30, 2017):

  • A1 Moody’s Investors Services
  • A+ Standard & Poor’s
  • AA- Fitch Ratings
  • AA Dominion Bond Rating Service Ltd.