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Investment Banking

A pioneer in the domestic market, JS Bank’s Investment Banking (IB) has had close relations with prominent Wall Street investment firms since the 1990s. We manage high transaction volumes for some of the largest corporations in the country and offer market-leading investment banking and ancillary services. With a market share of 40-45% in terms of new issuance, JS Bank’s IB holds an impeccable track record of completing over 70+ capital market and syndicated transactions since 2007 and has successfully raised over PKR 250 billion worth of debt for clients.

We also provide advisory services to our clients regarding raising capital and/or other modes of investment through tailor-made strategies in order to aid in expanding their business.

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Corporate Finance Advisory

We propose to our clients a comprehensive range of Corporate Finance Advisory services in the Debt & Equity Capital Markets including merger & acquisition, project finance, corporate debt origination & syndications, Term Finance Certificates (TFCs), Sukuks, and Initial Public Offerings. In addition to the above, we offer assessments of capital markets and advise clients based on our research and expertise. We provide recommendations and financial valuations either as an independent body or integral part of a comprehensive Advisory and Arrangement transaction. Investment Banking possesses a proven track record of successfully executing large capital market transactions often under challenging economic and time-critical environments.

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Arrangement and Placement of Securities

The IBG team is a market leader in arranging corporate debt through a variety of customized structures and standard Term Finance Certificates as well as Shariah-compliant products. With our solution-oriented approach, optimal pricing and unparalleled distribution network, we maintain an edge over our competitors in the domestic capital market.

IBG provides access to an extensive network of investors – arguably the largest in Pakistan – comprising Insurance Companies, Provident, Pension and Gratuity Funds, Trusts, Banks and Non-bank Financial Institutions, Brokerage Houses, Mutual Funds and High Net Worth Individuals.

Agency and Trustee Services

Managed by a dedicated team of professionals, IBG offers trustee/agency services to various corporate debt offerings and plays an active role in structuring and maintaining special purpose accounts.

Bankers to the Issue

JS Bank’s IBG acts as ‘Bankers to the Issue’ for Initial Public Offerings catering to Equity as well as Listed Debt Capital Markets, Rights Issues, Share Buy-backs and all other transactions where the appointment of bankers are required by our esteemed clientele.


With substantial underwriting capability, JS Bank’s IBG offers the ability to handle large capital market offers. IBG renders its services by advising the company through the stages of Private Placement and Initial Public Offers (IPOs).