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Most Prestigious Banking Firms

Banking professionals across the nation rank the prestige of the firms that they compete against.
Survey Methodology

Approximately 3,300 banking professionals filled out Vault's Banking Survey in the fall of 2019. The survey was sent to professionals at more than 85 of the top investment banking firms in the industry. Banking professionals were asked to rate companies with which they were familiar on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most prestigious. They were not allowed to rate their own (or former) employer. Vault averaged the prestige scores for each firm and ranked them in order.

2020 Most Prestigious Banking Firms

#1
SCORE 8.917
2019 Rank 1
#2
SCORE 8.211
2019 Rank 2
#3
SCORE 8.100
2019 Rank 3
#4
SCORE 7.456
2019 Rank 4
#5
SCORE 7.147
2019 Rank 6
#6
SCORE 7.043
2019 Rank 5
#7
SCORE 6.535
2019 Rank 7
#8
SCORE 6.313
2019 Rank 9
#9
SCORE 6.176
2019 Rank 8
#10
SCORE 6.118
2019 Rank 13