Financial News last night hosted a private awards dinner at Boisdale of Belgravia, attended by some of Europe's most senior banking executives.
Jain, head of corporate and investment banking at Deutsche Bank, was named investment banker of the year. Stephan Leithner, co-head of investment banking coverage at Deutsche Bank, picked up the award on Jain's behalf.
The Indian-born banker was a clear winner in the voting, holding a bigger lead over the second-ranked nominee than any other winner on the night. The German bank was also named debt capital markets house of the year, with Ivor Dunbar, global head of capital markets, taking to the stage to collect the award.
Special mention was also given to David Mayhew, who stood down as chairman of JPMorgan Cazenove after 42 years at the firm yesterday, and received a standing ovation at the dinner from his peers.
Allegra Berman, co-head of European debt capital markets at UBS, picked up the award for most influential woman in European investment banking.
JPMorgan was for the fourth year running named as European investment bank of the year, with Emilio Saracho, co-chief executive for Europe, Middle East and Africa, collecting the award. The bank was also named European fixed income, currencies, commodities house of the year.
Seven banks in total, including JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank, walked away with awards on the night, with three banks winning more than one.
Goldman Sachs picked up awards for European equity capital markets house of the year, collected by co-head of UK investment banking Anthony Gutman, and European M&A house of the year, picked up by Gutman's co-head Mark Sorrell.
James Bardrick, co-head of banking at Citigroup in Emea, collected the prize for most improved investment bank of the year.
Morgan Stanley won European equities house of the year and Franck Petitgas, co-head of global investment banking, collected the award. Rothschild was named independent adviser of the year.
A full report of the event, and the awards, will be published in Monday's Financial News.
Matthew Turner is a reporter for Financial news, where this story originally appeared. Write to him here.