WINNERS OF BANKING AWARDS 2013

The global banking sector is constantly evolving due to a raft of regulations, technology developments and market reforms. The International Finance Banking Awards highlight the accomplishments of banks leading in innovation, infrastructure development and customer centricity.

Best Private Bank
Crèdit Andorrà – Andorra

Best Retail Bank
Mora Banc – Andorra

Best Investment Bank
Mora Banc – Andorra

Most Innovative Bank
Banca Privada Andorra – Andorra

Best Investment Bank
Banco Privado Atlantico – Angola

Best Commercial Bank
Banco de Fomento Angola – Angola

Best Corporate Bank
Banco de Fomento Angola – Angola

Most Innovative Bank
Standard Bank – Angola

Best Investment Bank
Banco de Galicia y Buenos Aires – Argentina

Best Trade Finance Bank
Citi Bank – Argentina

Best Private Bank
Puente – Argentina

Most Innovative Bank
HSBC Bank Armenia CJSC – Armenia

Best Private Bank
HSBC Bank Armenia CJSC – Armenia

Best Corporate Bank
AreximBank – GazpromBank Group CJSC – Armenia

Fastest Growing Bank
Ameriabank – Armenia

Most Innovative Bank
Westpac Banking Corporation – Australia

Best Corporate Bank
ANZ Banking Group – Australia

Best Private Bank
NAB Private Wealth – Australia

Most Socially Responsible Bank
Teachers Mutual Bank Ltd – Australia

Best Internet Bank
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation – Australia

Best Investment Bank
UBS – Australia

Best Commercial Bank
Erste Group Bank AG – Austria

Best Private Bank
Bank Gutmann – Austria

Best Investment Bank
Bank Austria – Austria

Best Corporate Bank
Erste Group Bank AG – Austria

Best Investment Bank
Pasha Bank – Azerbaijan

Most Innovative Bank
Bank Technique OJSC – Azerbaijan

Best Commercial Bank
AccessBank CJSC – Azerbaijan

Best Internet Bank
Bank Technique OJSC – Azerbaijan

Best Investment Bank
Gulf International Bank BSC – Bahrain

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Ahli United Bank – Bahrain

Best Islamic Bank
Al Baraka Islamic Bank Bahrain – Bahrain

Best Trade Finance Bank
Arab Banking Corporation – Bahrain

Best Internet Bank
Citibank Bahrain – Bahrain

Best Islamic Bank
Al Baraka Islamic Bank Bahrain – Bahrain

Fastest Growing Bank
Ahli United Bank – Bahrain

Best Investment Bank
Gulf International Bank BSC – Brazil

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Ahli United Bank – Brazil

Best Islamic Bank
Al Baraka Islamic Bank Bahrain – Brazil

Best Trade Finance Bank
Arab Banking Corporation – Brazil

Best Internet Bank
Citibank Bahrain – Brazil

Best Islamic Bank
Al Baraka Islamic Bank Bahrain – Brazil

Fastest Growing Bank
Ahli United Bank – Bahrain

Best Private Bank
Itau Unibanco – Brazil

Best Commercial Bank
Caixa Economica Federal – Brazil

Best Corporate Bank
Banco Santander Brasil SA – Brazil

Best Internet Bank
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited – Brazil

Most Innovative Bank
Banco Santander Brazil SA – Brazil

Best Investment Bank
Banco do Brasil S A – Brazil

Fastest Growing Bank
Banco Bradesco SA – Brazil

Best Internet Bank
Bank of Nova Scotia – Canada

Best Trade Finance Bank
Royal Bank of Canada – Canada

Most Innovative Bank
Bank of Nova Scotia – Canada

Best Corporate Bank
TD Bank – Canada

Best Private Bank
BMO Harris Private Banking – Canada

Best Internet Bank
Banco Santander Chile – Chile

Fastest Growing Bank
BBVA S.A – Chile

Best Investment Bank
Banco de Chile – Chile

Best Private Bank
Banco de Crédito e Inversiones – Chile

Best Commercial Bank
Banco Santander Chile – Chile

Best Corporate Bank
Banco del Estado de Chile – Chile

Best Commercial Bank
Bank of China – China

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Export-Import Bank of China – China

Best Internet Bank
China Development Bank – China

Best Corporate Bank
China Development Bank – China

Best SME Bank
Agricultural Development Bank of China – China

Best Investment Bank
Ceska Sporitelna – Czech Republic

Fastest Growing Bank
CSOB – Czech Republic

Best Commercial Bank
UniCredit Bank – Czech Republic

Most Innovative Bank
BNP Paribas – Czech Republic

Best Corporate Internet Bank
Citi Bank – Czech Republic

Best Investment Bank
Carnegie Investment Bank – Denmark

Fastest Growing Bank
BNP Paribas – Denmark

Best Banking Group
Nordea Bank – Denmark

Best Internet Bank
Dankse Bank – Denmark

Best Retail Bank
Dankse Bank – Denmark

Best Internet Bank
Arab Bank Plc – Egypt

Best Islamic Bank
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank ADIB Egypt – Egypt

Fastest Growing Bank
Arab African International Bank – Egypt

Best Private Bank
HSBC – Egypt

Best Commercial Bank
Commercial International Bank – Egypt

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
JSC TBC Bank – Georgia

Best Internet Bank
Bank of Georgia – Georgia

Best Retail Bank
JSC TBC Bank – Georgia

Most Innovative Bank
Fidor Bank AG – Germany

Best Commercial Bank
BayernLB – Germany

Best Investment Bank
Stanbic Bank Ghana – Germany

Best Private Bank
Berenberg – Germany

Best Investment Bank
Deutsche Bank AG – Germany

Best Banking Group
Deutsche Bank AG – Germany

Best Corporate Bank
Bank of Africa Ghana Limited – Ghana

Best Internet Bank
Standard Chartered – Ghana

Best Commercial Bank
Ghana Commercial Bank – Ghana

Fastest Growing Bank
Ecobank Ghana – Ghana

Best Corporate Bank
Hang Seng Bank Limited – Hong Kong

Best Internet Bank
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited – Hong Kong

Best Sub-Custodian Bank
Standard Bank Group – Hong Kong

Best Investment Bank
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited – Hong Kong

Best Private Bank
DBS Bank – Hong Kong

Best Commercial Bank
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited – Hong Kong

Best Trade Finance Bank
OTP Bank – Hungary

Best Corporate Bank
CIB Bank – Hungary

Best Private Bank
Unicredit Bank – Hungary

Best Investment Bank
K&H Bank – Hungary

Best Foreign Bank
Citi Hungary – Hungary

Best SME Bank
Indian Bank – India

Best Corporate Bank
HDFC Bank Ltd – India

Most Innovative Bank
Axis Bank – India

Best Investment Bank
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited – India

Fastest Growing Bank
YES BANK – India

Best Internet Bank
ICICI Group – India

Best Retail Bank
ICICI Group – India

Best Foreign Bank
Citigroup Inc – India

Best Retail Bank
PT Bank OCBC NISP Tbk – Indonesia

Best Sub-Custodian Bank
Standard Chartered – Indonesia

Best Corporate Bank
PT Bank UOB Indonesia – Indonesia

Most Innovative Bank
BNP Paribas – Italy

Best Investment Bank
Mediobanca – Italy

Best Corporate Bank
Intesa Sanpaolo – Italy

Best Private Bank
UniCredit Bank – Italy

Best Commercial Bank
UniCredit – Italy

Best Internet Bank
FinecoBank – Italy

Best Commercial Bank
Jordan Commercial Bank – Jordan

Best Internet Bank
Arab Bank PLC – Jordan

Best Islamic Bank
Jordan Islamic Bank – Jordan

Best Investment Bank
Arab Bank Plc – Jordan

Best Private Bank
Jordan Kuwait Bank – Jordan

Best Internet Bank
Citigroup Inc – Kazakhstan

Fastest Growing Bank
AlfaBank – Kazakhstan

Best Investment Bank
JSC Halyk Bank – Kazakhstan

Best Trade Finance Bank
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited – Kazakhstan

Best Corporate Bank
Bank Center Credit – Kazakhstan

Best Foreign Bank
Standard Chartered Bank – Kenya

Best Customer Service Initiative
Diamond Trust Bank Ltd – Kenya

Best Retail Bank
KCB Bank Group – Kenya

Best Corporate Bank
Barclays Bank – Kenya

Best Internet Bank
Equity Bank – Kenya

Best SME Bank
Chase Bank Kenya – Kenya

Best Investment Bank
Kuwait Finance House – Kuwait

Best Trade Finance Bank
National Bank of Kuwait – Kuwait

Best Internet Bank
Gulf Bank – Kuwait

Best Islamic Bank
Boubyan Bank – Kuwait

Best Corporate Bank
Burgan Bank – Kuwait

Best Private Bank
Societe Generale de Banque au Liban – Lebanon

Fastest Growing Bank
Al Baraka Bank – Lebanon

Best Internet Bank
Blom Bank – Lebanon

Most Innovative Islamic Bank
Blom Bank – Lebanon

Best Corporate Bank
Bank Audi – Lebanon

Best Investment Bank
BankMed – Lebanon

Best Trade Finance Bank
HSBC Bank Middle East Limited – Lebanon

Best Commercial Bank
Banque Et Caisse Depargne De Letat – Luxembourg

Best Corporate Bank
ING – Luxembourg

Best Private Bank
Banque de Luxembourg – Luxembourg

Fastest Growing Bank
Societe Generale Private Banking – Luxembourg

Best Internet Bank
HSBC Bank Malta p.l.c – Macao

Most Innovative Islamic Bank
Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad – Macao

Most Innovative Bank
Company – Macao

Best Islamic Bank
Maybank Islamic Berhad – Macao

Best Islamic Bank
Maybank – Macao

Best Corporate Internet Bank
OCBC bank Malaysia Berhad – Macao

Best New Bank
FCM Bank Limited – Malta

Best Investment Bank
Banif Bank Malta plc – Malta

Best Trade Finance Bank
FIMBANK – Malta

Best Private Bank
Mediterranean Bank plc – Malta

Best Commercial Bank
Banif Bank Malta plc – Malta

Best Commercial Bank
The Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd – Mauritius

Fastest Growing Bank
Bramer Bank – Mauritius

Best Private Bank
AfrAsia Bank Limited – Mauritius

Best Foreign Bank
Deutsche Bank AG – Mauritius

Best Investment Bank
Standard Bank Mauritius – Mauritius

Best SME Bank
Bank One – Mauritius

Best Corporate Social Responsible Bank
Grupo Financiero Banamex – Mexico

Best Investment Bank
Santander Mexico – Mexico

Best SME Bank
Banco Interacciones – Mexico

Best Private Bank
Grupo Financiero Banamex – Mexico

Best Commercial Bank
Santander Mexico – Mexico

Best Government & Infrastructure Financing Bank
Banco Interacciones – Mexico

Best Internet Bank
Banco Millennium Bim – Mozambique

Best Commercial Bank
Banco BCI – Mozambique

Best Corporate Bank
Standard Bank Group – Mozambique

Best Investment Bank
Standard Bank Group – Mozambique

Best Private Bank
ABN AMRO – Netherlands

Best Investment Bank
Rabobank – Netherlands

Fastest Growing Bank
BNP Paribas – Netherlands

Best Commercial Bank
ING – Netherlands

Best Investment Bank
First NZ Capital Securities Limited – New Zealand

Best Banking Group
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group – New Zealand

Best Commercial Bank
Westpac New Zealand Limited – New Zealand

Best Internet Bank
Citigroup Inc – New Zealand

Best Foreign Bank
Deutsche Bank AG – New Zealand

Most Innovative Bank
Standard Bank – Nigeria

Best Commercial Bank
Access Bank Plc – Nigeria

Best Internet Bank
Zenith Bank Plc. – Nigeria

Best Investment Bank
Guaranty Trust Bank plc – Nigeria

Best Trade Finance Bank
First Bank of Nigeria Ltd – Nigeria

Best Trade Finance Bank
Oman Arab Bank – Oman

Best Corporate Bank
Bank Muscat – Oman

Best Investment Management Company
Oman Arab Bank – Oman

Fastest Growing Bank
Bank Sohar – Oman

Best Internet Bank
HSBC Bank Oman S.A.O.G – Oman

Best SME Bank
National Bank Of Oman – Oman

Best Internet Bank
Citi Bank – Philippines

Best Retail Bank
BDO Unibank INC – Philippines

Best Investment Bank
First Metro Investment Corporation – Philippines

Best Corporate Social Responsible Bank
Deutsche Bank – Philippines

Best Private Bank
BRE Bank – Poland

Best Internet Bank
Bank Millennium SA – Poland

Best Commercial Bank
ING Bank Slaski – Poland

Most Innovative Bank
PKO Bank Polski – Poland

Fastest Growing Bank
BRE Bank – Poland

Best Investment Bank
Caixa Banco De investimento – Portugal

Best Private Bank
Millenniumbcp Ageas – Portugal

Best Internet Bank
Banco Comercial Portugues Millennium bcp – Portugal

Best Trade Finance Bank
Banco Espirito Santo BES – Portugal

Best Sukuk Arranger
Barwa Bank – Qatar

Best Islamic Bank
Barwa Bank – Qatar

Best Customer Loyalty Program – LuLu Shopping Card Loyalty Program
Doha Bank – Qatar

Best Internet Bank
Mashreq Bank Qatar – Qatar

Fastest Growing Bank
Barwa Bank – Qatar

Best Financial Website Design
Barwa Bank – Qatar

Best Commercial Bank
Doha Bank Qatar – Qatar

Best Retail Bank
Sberbank Russia – Russia

Best Commercial Bank
MDM Bank OJSC – Russia

Fastest Growing Foreign Bank
BNP Paribas CIB Russia – Russia

Best Consumer Internet Bank
Promsvyazbank OJSC – Russia

Best Internet Bank
Ecobank – Rwanda

Fastest Growing Bank
Equity Bank – Rwanda

Best Investment Bank
Bank of Kigali – Rwanda

Best Corporate Bank
IandM Bank Limited – Rwanda

Most Innovative Bank
Banque Commerciale du Rwanda – Rwanda

Best Commercial Bank
Bank of Kigali – Rwanda

Best Internet Bank
Samba Financial Group – Saudi Arabia

Best Islamic Bank
Al-Rajhi Bank – Saudi Arabia

Best Investment Bank
Banque Saudi Fransi – Saudi Arabia

Best Commercial Bank
The Saudi British Bank SABB – Saudi Arabia

Best Investment Bank
DBS Bank Ltd – Singapore

Best Islamic Bank
Maybank – Singapore

Best Private Bank
DBS Bank Ltd – Singapore

Best Commercial Bank
United Overseas Bank Limited Co – Singapore

Best SME Bank
OCBC Bank – Singapore

Best Internet Bank
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited – Singapore

Best Corporate Social Responsible Bank
Nedbank Ltd – South Africa

Best Investment Bank
The Standard Bank Limited – South Africa

Best Islamic Bank
Absa Bank Limited – South Africa

Best Commercial Bank
Rand Merchant Bank – South Africa

Best Investment Bank
KDB Daewoo securities Co Ltd – South Korea

Best Corporate Bank
Industrial Bank of Korea – South Korea

Best Commercial Bank
Korea Exchange Bank – South Korea

Fastest Growing Bank
Korea Finance Corporation – South Korea

Best Investment Bank
BBVA – Spain

Best Corporate Bank
Santander – Spain

Best Private Bank
Banca Mark – Spain

Best Commercial Bank
CaixaBank – Spain

Best Internet Bank
Santander – Spain

Best Internet Bank
HSBC SriLanka – Sri Lanka

Best CSR initiative
Russel De Mel – National Development Bank Plc – Sri Lanka

Best (Specialised) Savings Bank
National Savings Bank – Sri Lanka

Best Investment Bank
NDB Investment Bank Limited – Sri Lanka

Best Foreign Bank
HSBC Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka

Best Commercial Bank
National Development Bank PLC – Sri Lanka

Best Private Bank
SwedBank – Sweden

Best Investment Bank
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken SEB – Sweden

Most Innovative Bank
Carnegie – Sweden

Best Commercial Bank
SwedBank – Sweden

Best Investor Relationship Bank
J. Safra Sarasin Group – Swizerland

Best Private Bank
Falcon International Bank – Swizerland

Most Innovative Wealth Management Bank
Julius Baer Group – Swizerland

Best Corporate Bank
UBS – Swizerland

Best Investment Bank
Yuanta Securities Company – Taiwan

Most Innovative Bank
Taishin Bank – Taiwan

Best Commercial Bank
Mega International Commercial Bank – Taiwan

Best Foreign Bank
Mizuho Corporate Bank – Taiwan

Best Private Bank
Taishin Bank – Taiwan

Best Retail Bank
Exim Bank – Tanzania

Best Investment Bank
Stanbic Bank – Tanzania

Best SME Bank
National Microfinance Bank PLC – Tanzania

Most Innovative Bank
Diamond Trust Bank LTD – Tanzania

Most Innovative Bank
Odeabank – Turkey

Best Commercial Bank
Ziraat Bankasi A.S – Turkey

Best Private Bank
AKBank – Turkey

Most Socially Responsible Bank
Yapi ve Kredi Bankasi A.S. – Turkey

Best Internet Bank
Garanti Bank –Turkey

Best Commercial Bank
Standard Bank – Uganda

Best SME Bank
Equity Bank – Uganda

Best Corporate Bank
Stanbic Bank – Uganda

Fastest Growing Bank
Diamond Trust Bank – Uganda

Best Trade Finance Bank
United Arab Bank PJSC – United Arab Emirates

Most Innovative Bank
Mashreq Bank – United Arab Emirates

Best Commercial Bank
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank – United Arab Emirates

Best Internet Bank
Citi Bank – United Arab Emirates

Best Islamic Bank
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank PJSC – United Arab Emirates

Best Home Finance Provider
United Arab Bank PJSC – United Arab Emirates

Best Investment Bank
Samba Capital – United Arab Emirates

Best Internet Bank
HSBC Group – United Kingdom

Best Islamic Bank
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank PJSC – United Kingdom

Best Home Finance Provider
United Arab Bank PJSC – United Kingdom

Best Investment Bank
Samba Capital – United Kingdom

Best Trade Finance Bank
The Royal Bank of Scotland – United Kingdom

Best Private Bank
Coutts and Co – United Kingdom

Best Corporate Bank
HSBC Group – United Kingdom

Best Corporate Bank
HSBC Group – United Kingdom

Most Innovative Bank
Wells Fargo Insurance Inc – United States

Fastest Growing Bank
HSBC Group – United States

Best Internet Bank
Citigroup Inc – United States

Best Corporate Bank
Bank of America – United States

Best Investment Bank
Bank of America – United States

Best SME Bank
Wells Fargo – United States

Best Trade Bank
Vietcombank – Vietnam

Best Managed Bank
Eximbank – Vietnam

Most Socially Responsible Bank
VIB Bank – Vietnam

Best Retail Bank
Sacombank – Vietnam

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
ANZ Bank – Vietnam