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List of the top investment banking companies in the world, listed by their prominence with corporate logos when available. This list of major investment banking companies includes the largest and most profitable investment banking businesses, corporations, agencies, vendors and firms in the world. If you are wondering what the biggest investment banking companies are, then this list has you covered. This list includes the most famous investment banking companies in the industry, so if you're thinking of working in the investment banking industry you might want to look to these companies for jobs. This list includes names of both small and big investment banking businesses.

List companies range from Goldman Sachs to Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

This list answers the questions, "What are the biggest investment banking companies in the world?" and "What are the most successful investment banking companies?"

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A. G. Edwards is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
A. G. Edwards Investment banking, Financial Services, Security Brokers A.G. Edwards, Inc. was an American financial services holding company; its principal wholly owned subsidiary was A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc., which operated as a full-service securities ...more

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ABN AMRO is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
ABN AMRO Investment banking, Financial Services ABN AMRO Bank N.V. is a Dutch state-owned bank with headquarters in Amsterdam. It was re-established, in its current form in 2009, following the acquisition and break-up of the original ABN AMRO ...more

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Adams Harkness is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Adams Harkness Investment banking

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Arlington Asset Investment is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Arlington Asset Investment Investment banking, Lessors of Real Estate, Investment management Arlington Asset Investment Corp formerly known as Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group Inc., is a real estate investment trust headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. It was founded by Emmanuel Joseph ...more

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Babcock & Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Babcock & Brown Real Estate, Private equity, Investment banking Babcock & Brown was a global investment and advisory firm based in Sydney, Australia that went into liquidation in 2009. It was best known in financial markets for structured finance deals. ...more

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Bache & Co. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Bache & Co. Investment banking Bache & Company was a securities firm that provided stock brokerage and investment banking services. The firm, which was founded in 1879, was based in New York, New York. In 1981, Bache was ...more

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Bain Capital is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Bain Capital Private equity, Investment banking Bain Capital is a global alternative investment firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. It specializes in private equity, venture capital, credit products and absolute return investments. Bain ...more

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Banc of America Securities is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Banc of America Securities Investment banking, Financial Services Banc of America Securities LLC, was an investment banking subsidiary of Bank of America until it was merged with Merrill Lynch after that firm's acquisition in 2008 to become Bank of America ...more

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Banco Português de Negócios is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Banco Português de Negócios Investment banking Banco Português de Negócios, or simply BPN, was a Portuguese banking institution. It used to be a private bank, but was nationalized by the Portuguese Government in 2008 after a bad ...more

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Bank AL Habib is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Bank AL Habib Investment banking The Bank AL Habib Limited, run by the Dawood Habib family group of companies, is one of the growing banks in Pakistan. It was selected as one of the top 200 Best Under A Billion companies by ...more

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Bank of Montreal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Bank of Montreal Investment banking, Financial Services, Commercial Banking BMO Financial Group (TSX, NYSE: BMO) is a highly diversified financial services organization.

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Barclays Investment Bank is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Barclays Investment Bank Finance, Investment banking Barclays Investment Bank is the investment banking division of the British multinational Barclays bank headquartered in London. It provides financing and risk management services to large ...more

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BDT Capital Partners is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
BDT Capital Partners Investment banking BDT Capital Partners was founded in 2009 by Byron Trott, who worked at Goldman Sachs for 27 years.  Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway is an investor in the company.

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Berkshire Capital Corporation is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Berkshire Capital Corporation Investment banking

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The Blackstone Group is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
The Blackstone Group Investment banking, Financial Services The Blackstone Group L.P. is an American multinational private equity, investment banking, alternative asset management and financial services corporation based in New York City. As the largest ...more

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Blyth, Eastman Dillon & Co. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Blyth, Eastman Dillon & Co. Investment banking Blyth, Eastman Dillon & Co. was an American investment bank founded in 1914. Blyth Eastman operated for many years as one of the only major investment banking firms on the West Coast of the ...more

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BNP Paribas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
BNP Paribas Investment banking, Financial Services, National Commercial Banks BNP Paribas is a French bank and financial services company with global headquarters in Paris. It was formed through the merger of Banque Nationale de Paris and Paribas in 2000. BNP Paribas is ...more

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Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. Commercial bank, Private equity, Investment banking Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. is the oldest and largest private bank in the United States. In 1931, the merger of Brown Brothers & Co. and Harriman Brothers & Co. formed the current ...more

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Brown, Shipley & Co. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Brown, Shipley & Co. Investment banking Brown Shipley & Co Limited is a London-based subsidiary of KBL European Private Bankers SA. It offers investment management, pensions and associated advisory services for private, ...more

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Canadian Imperial Bank of Comm... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Investment banking, Financial Services The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, commonly CIBC, is one of Canada's chartered banks, fifth largest by deposits. The bank is headquartered at Commerce Court in Toronto, Ontario. CIBC's ...more

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Cantor Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Cantor Fitzgerald Investment banking, Investment Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. is a financial services firm. Founded in 1945, Cantor is a capital markets investment bank serving more than 5,000 institutional clients. The firm specialises in ...more

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Cazenove is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Cazenove Investment banking Cazenove was a British stockbroker and investment bank, founded in 1823 by Philip Cazenove. It was one of the UK's last independent investment banks and one of the last to remain a private ...more

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Chicago Mercantile Exchange is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Chicago Mercantile Exchange Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services The Chicago Mercantile Exchange is an American financial and commodity derivative exchange based in Chicago and located at 20 S. Wacker Drive. The CME was founded in 1898 as the Chicago Butter ...more

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CIBC World Markets is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
CIBC World Markets Investment banking CIBC World Markets is the investment banking subsidiary of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. The firm operates as an investment bank both in the domestic and international equity and debt ...more

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Citibank is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Citibank Finance, Investment banking, Financial Services Citibank is the consumer division of financial services multinational Citigroup. Citibank was founded in 1812 as the City Bank of New York, later First National City Bank of New York. Citibank ...more

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CITIC Securities is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
CITIC Securities Investment banking CITIC Securities Company Limited is a leading full-service investment bank in China, it maintains the leading position on business fronts such as investment banking, brokerage, asset management, ...more

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Citigroup is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Citigroup Investment banking, Financial Services, National Commercial Banks Citigroup Inc. or Citi is an American multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Manhattan, New York City. Citigroup was formed from one of the world's largest ...more

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Citigroup Global Markets Japan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Citigroup Global Markets Japan Security, Investment banking Citigroup Global Markets Japan Inc. is a financial services firm in Japan. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Citigroup Japan Holdings Corp., the main Japanese holding company of American ...more

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Close Brothers Group is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Close Brothers Group Investment banking Close Brothers Group plc is a British specialist financial services group based in the City of London. The company makes loans, trades securities and provides advice and investment management ...more

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CLSA is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
CLSA Investment banking CLSA is Asia's leading equity brokers and investment groups focused on institutional broking, investment banking and asset management to corporate and institutional clients around the world. ...more

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Collins Stewart Hawkpoint is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Collins Stewart Hawkpoint Investment banking Collins Stewart Hawkpoint plc was an independent financial advisory group based in London. The group was organised around four operational divisions; advisory, corporate broking, securities and ...more

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Commonwealth Bank is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Commonwealth Bank Investment banking, Bank, Financial Services The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is an Australian multinational bank with businesses across New Zealand, Fiji, Asia, USA and the United Kingdom. Commonly referred to as the Commonwealth Bank, ...more

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Cowen Group is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Cowen Group Investment banking, Financial Services, Security Brokers Cowen Group Inc. is a diversified financial services firm that provides alternative investment management, investment banking, research, and sales and trading services through its two business ...more

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Crédit Agricole Corporate and ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank Investment banking, Financial Services Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank is Crédit Agricole's corporate and investment banking entity. With a staff of 9500 employees in 32 countries, Crédit Agricole ...more

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Credit Suisse is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Credit Suisse Finance, Investment banking, Financial Services Credit Suisse Group is a Switzerland-based multinational financial services holding company, headquartered in Zürich, that operates the Credit Suisse Bank and other financial services ...more

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Credit Suisse First Boston is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Credit Suisse First Boston Investment banking, Financial Services, Investment Credit Suisse First Boston was the investment banking division of Credit Suisse Group, prior to 2006. It was active in investment banking, capital markets and financial services. In 2006, as ...more

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D. A. Davidson & Co. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
D. A. Davidson & Co. Investment banking D.A. Davidson & Co. is an employee-owned broker-dealer based in Great Falls, Montana, United States. The company offers "integrated brokerage, capital markets, money management, trust ...more

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Deutsche Bank is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Deutsche Bank Investment banking, Financial Services, Commercial Banking Deutsche Bank AG is a German global banking and financial services company with its headquarters in the Deutsche Bank Twin Towers in Frankfurt. It has more than 100,000 employees in over 70 ...more

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Dresdner Kleinwort is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Dresdner Kleinwort Finance, Investment banking Dresdner Kleinwort was a British-based investment bank. It disappeared as a brand from the world of investment banking in September 2009, when its remaining businesses adopted the Commerzbank ...more

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Edelweiss Capital is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Edelweiss Capital Investment banking, Brokerage firm, Investment management Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd. is a financial services company based in Mumbai, India. Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd. provides investment banking, institutional equities, private client ...more

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Edward Jones Investments is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Edward Jones Investments Investment banking, Investment Edward D. Jones & Co., L.P., since 1995 simplified as Edward Jones is a financial services firm headquartered in Des Peres, Missouri, United States and serves investment clients in the U.S. ...more

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Eurohypo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Eurohypo Investment banking, Mortgage Bankers and Loan Correspondents Hypothekenbank Frankfurt AG, previously Eurohypo AG, is a European real estate bank based in Eschborn, Frankfurt. Eurohypo is 100% owned by Commerzbank. It is the eleventh-largest bank in ...more

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Evercore Partners is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Evercore Partners Private equity, Investment banking Evercore is an American independent investment banking advisory firm founded in 1996 by Roger Altman, David Offensend, and Austin Beutner. Evercore’s Investment Banking business advises its ...more

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Federated Investors, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Federated Investors, Inc. Investment banking, Financial Services, Investment Advice Federated Investors is a large financial services company headquartered in Federated Tower in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded in 1955 and incorporated on October 18, 1957, the ...more

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Fidelity Investments is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Fidelity Investments Investment banking, Financial Services FMR LLC or Fidelity Investments is an American multinational financial services corporation. It is one of the largest mutual fund and financial services groups in the world. Founded in 1946, the ...more

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Financo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Financo Investment banking, Financial Services Financo, Inc. is a New York-based boutique investment bank focused on the merchandising and retail sector, with offices also in Los Angeles and London. It was founded in 1971 by Wharton School ...more

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First Wall Street Capital is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
First Wall Street Capital Investment banking First Wall Street Capital is an independent global investment firm located in New York City. Founded by Glenn Myles over 30 years ago, First Wall Street Capital combines principal investment, ...more

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Fortis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
Fortis Finance, Insurance Carriers, Investment banking Fortis N.V./S.A. was a company active in insurance, banking and investment management. In 2007 it was the 20th largest business in the world by revenue but after encountering severe problems in ...more

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GED Eastern Fund I is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
GED Eastern Fund I Venture capital financing, Investment banking Spannish Investment Fund making aquistitions (and selling on investments at a later date) in Romenia and Bulgaria.

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GFI Group is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Investment Banking Companies
GFI Group Investment banking GFI Group Inc. through its subsidiaries provides brokerage services, trade execution, market data, trading platforms and other software products. Clients are institutional customers in markets ...more