Awards and Rankings

  • Latin American Retail Bank of the Year (2017), Retail Banker International
  • Best Private Bank in the Bahamas (2017), Global Finance
  • Best Private Bank in the Caribbean (2017), Global Finance
  • Best Bank in Latin America: Bahamas, Barbados, Costa Rica, Turks and Caicos, and U.S. Virgin Islands (2017), Global Finance
  • Best Commercial Banking Capabilities in the Caribbean and the Bahamas (2017), Euromoney
  • Best Asset Management Company in the Cayman Islands (2017), Euromoney
  • Bank of the Year Award – Americas: British Virgin Islands, Saint Kitts and Nevis (2017), The Banker
  • Fifth Safest Bank in Latin America and Safest Bank in Peru (2017), Global Finance
  • Ninth Safest Bank in North America (2017), Global Finance
  • Received 8 Best Banking Awards (2017), Ipsos
  • Scotia iTRADE was recognized for the second year in a row as Best Overall – Top Bank-Owned Brokerage (2017), MoneySense Magazine in partnership with Surviscor
  • Best Consumer Digital Bank In North America and 25 countries across the Caribbean, Central America and South America (2017), Global Finance
  • Ranked #1 in Canadian Bank Digital Sales Functionality Benchmark (2016), Forrester
  • Global Bank with the Best Digital Strategy (2016), Retail Banker International
  • Ranked #3 in Global Mobile Banking Functionality Benchmark (2016), Forrester
  • World’s Best Multinational Workplaces (2016), Great Place to Work

Global Credit Ratings

Ratings for The Bank of Nova Scotia (as of January 31, 2018):

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