UniCredit Wins Sixteen Euromoney Awards in Private Banking
UniCredit Private Banking has again been recognized for its excellent services, winning 16 awards in different regional and local categories in Euromoney magazine´s Private Banking Survey 2016. In Central and Eastern Europe UniCredit has won in such categories as Best Private Banking Services Overall, Net-Worth-Specific Services (sub-category: Super affluent clients USD 1 million to USD 5 million), and Commercial Banking Capabilities. The Group also has got several awards in Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Italy, Slovakia and Turkey.
The Euromoney Private Banking Survey is published annually and provides a qualitative as well as quantitative assessment of the best services in private banking, by geography and area of service. The survey is considered as one of the most prestigious in the wealth management industry, since it combines analysis of bank-provided data and peer review. It covers more than 15 different product and client categories on a regional and local basis, and ranks results in 69 countries. Close to 600 institutions from 90 countries took part in the Euromoney Private Banking Survey 2016 with 2,616 responses.
Jan Tronicek, Head of Private Banking for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) at UniCredit, said: «Our focus recently is on empowering our clients to gain greater control over their portfolios and to have real-time access to investment information through digital tools. We believe this will enhance client experience and strengthen the loyalty. For this reason we keep investing in both technology as well as competencies of our private bankers, which we consider the key for future success. These awards prove our continuous efforts to be a leader in our business and our dedication to clients.»
UniCredit Private Banking in CEE provides a full range of products and services to more than 24,500 clients in 9 countries within the Region, with around EUR 11.2 billion in total financial assets. Due to the expertise, the proximity and the stability of UniCredit as a leading European bank, it can leverage its independent view on the markets as well as best-in-class products. UniCredit Private Banking strives to deliver financial services to clients in a comprehensible way and to address the complexity of markets with clear and transparent strategies to protect and optimize client wealth, consistent with their needs.