Fees for global Investment Banking services, from M&A advisory to capital markets underwriting, totaled US$84 billion for full year 2010, a 9% increase over last year at this time and the largest full year for investment banking fees since 2007. Asia-Pacific investment banking fees registered a 22.2% increase over 2009, leading all regions. Fees from European companies fell 13.5% in 2010, the slowest year for fees in Europe since 2004.
Revenue from fees are based on bonds, equity, loans and M&A.
Source: Thomson Reuters