Overview

Corporate access was upended by the coronavirus pandemic — and so were China’s Top Corporate Access Providers.

The second annual ranking saw China International Capital Corp. rise to first overall in a step up from last year’s No. 2 finish. Meanwhile, last year’s favorite Guotai Junan Securities tumbled to eighth place in the main leaderboard, which captures the sentiments of domestic and international investors.

UBS placed second overall in the 2020 ranking, followed by Morgan Stanley in third.

Two additional leaderboards rank the top corporate access providers by client base. For international investors, UBS was the top firm, followed by Citi at No. 2. Mainland investors, meanwhile, voted CICC the No. 1 corporate access provider, followed by Huatai Securities in second place.