Commodities house of the year: Commerzbank

Structured Products Asia Awards 2012

Jaime Uribe, Commerzbank

Forging strong partnerships with local banks in Asia has been a core focus for Commerzbank, helping the German bank to raise the profile of its commodities franchise as it managed to capture the trend towards safe-haven assets such as precious metals.

"The commodities market has been relatively slow for the past six months as a result of the eurozone crisis, but this hasn't affected all markets equally," says Jingkai Peng, head of commodities, Asia at Commerzbank in Singapore. "In Korea, we've s