• Deutsche Bank wins Infrastructure Investor Global Corporate Trust Provider of the Year award

Trust and Agency Services’ sustainable solutions lauded in infrastructure industry poll

Leading infrastructure journal Infrastructure Investor has named Deutsche Bank “Global Corporate Trust Provider of the Year” in its 2020 awards.

The bank was shortlisted for the award by the magazine’s editors and voted best provider in an industry poll. The industry recognised the Deutsche Bank Corporate Trust team’s resilience and innovation in helping to bring projects to financial close during a year that was characterised by Covid-19 related disruption.

Jose Sicilia, Global Head of Trust and Agency Services, commented: “We’re delighted to win this award. Following Infrastructure Investor’s Global Corporate Trust provider of the Decade accolade that we won in 2019, winning the 2020 global award cements our position as the industry’s capital markets partner in providing innovative and sustainable solutions for this decade and beyond.”

In 2020, Deutsche Bank Corporate Trust supported the infrastructure and energy industries, servicing clients and projects across the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. It offers a full suite of services, from depositary bank, escrow agent, trustee, paying agent, to administrative agent, collateral agent and intercreditor agent. Projects in 2020 covered a wide spectrum of assets, including renewable energy, conventional power, transportation, midstream oil and gas, telecoms, and water & waste, with a particular focus on sustainable finance. 

The Deutsche Bank Corporate Trust team continues to leverage the strengths of the entire bank-wide franchise when supporting transactions through an ever evolving capital markets landscape. It has launched a range of new initiatives via the bank’s flow magazine for corporate and institutional clients, including a weekly macro-economic analysis of the Deutsche Bank Research team’s published reports, a Covid-19 Dossier website, and a new Sustainable Finance website with insights and solutions for participants seeking to develop and invest in sustainable infrastructure.