2012 Best Place To Work - The Top 100 Firms

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Here's the top 100 placed firms in our 2012 'Best Place to Work in the Global Financial Markets poll'.

2011 positions in brackets

1(1). Jefferies

2(5). Houlihan Lokey

3(3). Mitsubishi UFJ Securities

4(19). M & G Asset Management

5(4). Baird

6(2). Daiwa Securities

7(21). TD Bank Group / TD Securities

8(17). The Royal Bank of Scotland

9(28). Moelis & Co

10(37). Aberdeen Asset Management

11(22). Cantor Fitzgerld / BGC Partners

12(15). Wells Fargo

13(11). Goldman Sachs

14(43). Bank of Montreal / BMO Capital Markets

15(14). Citi

16(-). VTB Capital

17(10). Standard Chartered

18(9). UBS

19(8). Credit Suisse

20(66). PIMCO

21(7). Barclays

22(30). Nomura

23(16). Morgan Stanley

24(73). Rabobank

25(6). BlackRock

26(23). Macquarie

27(39). BNY Mellon

28(34). Schroders

29(27). BNP Paribas

30(13). JPMorgan / JPMorgan Chase

31(31). Credit Agricole

32(24). Bank of America / Bank of America Merrill Lynch

33(51). Perella Weinberg Partners

34(-). Newedge

35(38). Commerzbank

36(36). Man Group

37(42). Scotia Capital

38(33). Raymond James

39(26). Northern Trust

40(50). Oppenheimer & Co

41(52). Brown Brothers Harriman

42(29). HSBC

43(47). ICAP

44(45). Henderson Group

45(60). Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

46(40). Societe Generale

47(44). State Street

48(18). Legg Mason

49(79). National Australia Bank

50(12). Royal Bank of Canada / RBC Capital Markets

51(59). Mizuho Financial Group

52(90). Cowen Group

53(62). Charles Schwab

54(46). Threadneedle Investments

55(58). Lazard

56(61). Evercore

57(80). Allen & Co

58(63). Carlyle Group

59(35). AllianceBernstein

60(20). Quilter

61(49). Rothschild

62(56). Julius Baer

63(55). Investec

64(75). Sandler O'Neill & Partners

65(57). KKR

66(64). Deutsche Bank

67(91). Stephens Inc

68(25). Aviva Investors

69(-). Guggenheim Partners

70(53). ING Groep

71(41). Standard Bank

72(83). The Financial Services Authority

73(68). The London Stock Exchange

74(88). Natixis

75(71). Fitch Ratings

76(100). UniCredit

77(-). DBS Bank

78(65). Fidelity

79(67). F & C Management

80(-). ABN AMRO

81(-). CIBC / CIBC World Markets

82(86) KBC Bank

83(-). BBVA

84(72). Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group

85(74). Edward Jones

86(84). Panmure Gordon

87(92). Meredith Whitney Advisory Group

88(87). Standard & Poor's

89(89). SEB Group

90(77). Susquehanna International Group of Companies

91(-). Renaissance Group / Renaissance Capital

92(81). SAC Capital

93(93). Moody's Investor Services

94(94). WestLB

95(85). JP Turner

96(76). Thomas Weisel Partners

97(96). Lloyds Banking Group

98(82). Paulson & Co

99(98). Piper Jaffray

100(99). Australia New Zealand Banking Corporation

Voting Criteria

- Does your firm strike the right balance between the needs of its stakeholders (employees, shareholders and clients) ?

- Have the right strategy for the organisation to thrive in the post-financial crisis world ?

- Possess line managers who are switched-on, approachable and clued in to the organisational goals of the firm ?

- Is your firm committed to diversity, rigorous and efficient in the way staff are recruited, professional when employees need to be laid-off, and truly interested in the personal career development and general well-being of employees ?

- Does your executive team lead by example ? Are they effective communicators ? Do they inspire you to work harder ?

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