Global Finance (magazine)

Global Finance is an English-language monthly financial magazine. The magazine was founded in 1987 by Joseph D. Giarraputo, the founder and former publisher of Venture, Carl G. Burgen, Stephan Spahn, H. Allen Fernald, and Paolo Panerai, and covers the topic of financial globalization.[1] The magazine's primary target audience consists of Chairmen, Presidents, CEOs, CFOs, Treasurers, and other financial officers. The magazine is distributed in 158 countries, with 50,050 global subscribers and recipients, certified by BPA Worldwide.[2]

Global Finance
Owner(s)Global Finance Media, Inc.
EditorAndrea Fiano
HeadquartersManhattan, New York City, United States
Circulation50,050 worldwide

Global Finance Media, Inc's majority shareholder is Class Editori Group SpA, an Italian publishing company that produces two financial newspapers, lifestyle magazines, news agencies, digital televisions, etc. Joseph D. Giarraputo is the second-largest shareholder.

Global Finance has offices in New York, London, Milan and Rio de Janeiro.


Global Finance reports on the international finance sector, covering such topics as corporate finance, joint ventures and M&A, country profiles, capital markets, investor relations, currencies, banking, risk management, custody, direct investment, and money management.[3]

The magazine also holds several awards ceremonies throughout the year to recognize the winning financial institutions and companies. The largest of these ceremonies is held contemporary to the IMF and World Bank annual meetings.

World’s Best BanksEdit

Each year, the magazine publishes a list of "world's best banks." Global Finance describes the rankings: "The winners are not always the biggest banks but rather the best—those with the qualities that corporations should look for when choosing a bank. These are banks with effective risk management systems, quality service and best practices in corporate governance."[4]

World’s Safest BanksEdit

An annual ranking of the top 50 world's safest banks is published by the magazine.[5]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Philip H. Dougherty (April 22, 1987). "A Monthly Magazine on Finance". The New York Times. Retrieved August 5, 2008.
  2. ^ Dougherty, Philip H. (September 21, 1988). "THE MEDIA BUSINESS: Advertising; Global Information Sets McGraw-Hill Alliance". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved March 20, 2022.
  3. ^ "Search Results". Retrieved August 10, 2008.
  4. ^ Thomas Clouse, Jonathan Gregson, Antonio Guerrero & Gordon Platt, "World's Best Banks 2012; Seeking Stability", Global Finance magazine, May 2012
  5. ^ "".

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