WINNERS OF BANKING AWARDS 2015

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.

Most Innovative Bank
IBK (Industrial Bank of Korea) – Andorra

Best Private Bank
Andbank – Andorra

Best Investment Bank
Banco Privado Atlântico, S.A. – Angola

Best Customer Service Bank
Banco Privado Atlântico, S.A.- Angola

Best Corporate Bank
Banco De Fomento Angola – Angola

Best Investment Bank
Itau BBA- Argentina

Best Trade Finance Bank
Citigroup Inc – Argentina

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Citigroup Inc – Argentina

Best Private Bank
Banco Macro S.A – Argentina

Best Digital Bank
Commonwealth Bank of Australia – Australia

Best Private Bank
NAB Private Wealth – Australia

Best Investment Bank
Westpac Banking Corporation – Australia

Best Trade Finance Bank
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) – Australia

Best Islamic Retail Bank
Bahrain Islamic Bank B.S.C. – Bahrain

Best Internet Bank
Citibank – Bahrain

Best Islamic Bank
Al Baraka Islamic Bank B.S.C. – Bahrain

Best Internet Bank
The City Bank Limited – Bangladesh

Best Islamic Bank
Islami Bank Bangladesh (IBBL) – Bangladesh

Best Private Bank
BNP Paribas Fortis Private Banking – Belgium

Best Investment Bank
KBC Bank – Belgium

Most Innovative Bank
ING Belgium SA/NV – Belgium

Best Digital Bank
Citi – Belgium

Best Private Bank
Itaú Private Bank – Brazil

Best Corporate Social Responsible Bank
Rabobank Brazil – Brazil

Best Retail Bank
Banco Bradesco SA – Brazil

Most Innovative Bank
Caixa Econômica Federal – Brazil

Best Internet Bank
Banco Santander Brazil SA – Brazil

Fastest Growing Bank
Eurobank Bulgaria AD – Bulgaria

Best Corporate Bank
Raifeisenbank (Bulgaria) EAD – Bulgaria

Best Internet Bank
UniCredit Bulbank – Bulgaria

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
UniCredit Bulbank – Bulgaria

Best CSR Bank
Bulgarian Postbank – Bulgaria

Best Domestic Retail Bank
Cambodian Public Bank Plc (Campu Bank) – Cambodia

Best Internet Bank
Canadia Bank Plc – Cambodia

Fastest Growing Bank
ANZ Royal – Cambodia

Best Commercial Bank
ABA Bank – Cambodia

Best Corporate Governance
Vattanac Bank – Cambodia

Most Innovative Bank
BMO Financial Group – Canada

Best Internet Bank
Bank of Montreal – Canada

Best Customer Service Bank
Caisse centrale Desjardins – Canada

Best Private Bank
BMO Private Bank – Canada

Best Investment Bank
Scotiabank – Canada

Best Wealth Management Bank
BMO Wealth Management – Canada

Best Commercial Bank
TD Bank – Canada

Best Trade Finance Bank
Royal Bank of Canada – Canada

Best Retail Bank
Bank of Nova Scotia – Canada

Best Private Bank
Larrain Vial – Chile

Fastest Growing Investment Bank
Banco de Crédito e Inversiones – Chile

Best Internet Bank
Banco Santander Chile – Chile

Best Retail Bank
Banco Estado – Chile

Most Innovative Bank
Banco Santander Chile – Chile

Best Commercial Bank
Banco de Chile – Chile

Best Foreign Bank
BNP Paribas – China

Best Credit Card Offerings
Bank of China(BOC) – China

Best Retail Bank
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) – China

Best Corporate Bank
Bank of China (BOC) – China

Best Internet Bank
Citi – Colombia

Fastest Growing Bank
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Colombia S.A (BBVA) – Colombia

Best Private Bank
Grupo Bancolumbia – Colombia

Best Investment Bank
Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores S.A – Colombia

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Banco de Bogota – Colombia

Best Banking Group
Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores S.A – Colombia

Best Retail Bank
Banco Pichincha – Ecuador

Best Corporate Bank
Banco Guayaquil – Ecuador

Best SME Bank
Best SME Bank – Ecuador

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Citi – Ecuador

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Commercial International Bank – Egypt

Best Retail Bank
National Bank Of Egypt – Egypt

Best Internet Bank
Commercial International Bank (CIB) – Egypt

Best Private Bank
Bank of Georgia – Georgia

Fastest Growing Corporate Ban
PASHA Bank Georgia – Georgia

Best Private Bank
TBC Bank – Georgia

Best Commercial Bank
DZ Bank AG – Germany

Best Corporate Bank
Commerzbank AG – Germany

Best Private Bank
Berenberg Bank – Germany

Fastest Growing Bank
KfW – Germany

Best Investment Bank
Deutsche Bank AG – Germany

Best Commercial Bank
GCB Bank Limited – Ghana

Best SME Bank
Stanbic Bank Ghana – Ghana

Best Internet Bank
Standard Chartered – Ghana

Fastest Growing Bank
Fidelity Bank Limited – Ghana

Best Investment Bank
IC SECURITIES HOLDINGS LIMITED – Ghana

Best Retail Bank
EcoBank Ghana – Ghana

Best Managed Bank
Stanbic Bank Ghana – Ghana

Best Private Bank
HSBC Private Bank – Hong Kong

Best Retail Bank
Hang Seng Bank Limited – Hong Kong

Best Internet Bank
HSBC Private Bank – Hong Kong

Best Commercial Bank
Best Commercial Bank – Hong Kong

Best Internet Bank
Landsbankinn hf – Iceland

Best Commercial Bank
Landsbankinn hf – Iceland

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

Best SME Bank
HDFC Bank Ltd – India

Fastest Growing Bank
YES BANK – India

Best Investment Bank
ICICI Bank – India

Best Retail Bank
HDFC Bank Ltd – India

Most Innovative Bank
Bank Muamalat- Indonesia

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
PT Bank DBS – AIndonesia

Best Commercial Bank
Bank Central Asia (BCA) – Indonesia

Best Commercial Bank
Bank of Ireland – Ireland

Best Corporate Bank
Allied Irish Bank – Ireland

Most Innovative Bank
Ulster Bank Limited – Ireland

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Bank of Ireland – Ireland

Best Private Bank
Intesa Sanpaolo – Italy

Best Investment Bank
Mediobanca Banca di Credito Finanziario S.p.A – Italy

Best Trade Finance Bank
Intesa Sanpaolo – Italy

Best Islamic Bank
Jordan Islamic Bank – Jordan

Best Investment Bank
Ithmar Invest – Jordan

Best Trade Finance Bank
Arab Bank – Jordan

Best Digital Bank
InvestBank – Jordan

Best Mobile Banking
Chase Bank Kenya Limited – Kenya

Best Investment Bank
Standard Investment Bank LTD – Kenya

Best Trade Finance Bank
Barclays Bank of Kenya – Kenya

Best Islamic Bank
Gulf African Bank – Kenya

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
CfC Stanbic Bank – Kenya

Best Internet Bank
CfC Stanbic Bank – Kenya

Best SME Bank
Equity Bank Limited – Kenya

Best Commercial Bank
National Bank of Kuwait – Kuwait

Best Islamic Bank
Boubyan Bank – Kuwait

Best Customer Service Bank
Kuwait International Bank – Kuwait

Fastest Growing Bank
Kuwait International Bank – Kuwait

Best Retail Customer Service Bank
Gulf Bank – Kuwait

Best Retail Bank
Gulf Bank – Kuwait

Best Investment Bank
Bankmed – Lebanon

Best SME Bank
Jammal Trust Bank S.A.L – Lebanon

Best Trade and Supply Chain Finance Providers
Bankmed – Lebanon

Best Islamic Bank
BLOM Development Bank – Lebanon

Best Socially Responsible Bank
Banco Nacional Ultramarino S.A – Macao

Best Retail Bank
Banco Nacional Ultramarino S.A – Macao

Best Internet Bank
Standard Chartered – Malaysia

Most Innovative Islamic Bank
Bank Rakyat – Malaysia

Best Commercial Bank
MCB Group Limited – Malaysia

Best Investment Bank
CIMB BANK BERHAD – Malaysia

Best Commercial Bank
Malayan Banking Berhad – Malaysia

Best Private Bank
Afrasia Bank Limited – Malaysia

Best Retail Bank
SBM Bank (Mauritius) Ltd – Malaysia

Most Socially Responsible Bank
Banco Santander (México) S.A – Mexico

Best Investment Bank
Banco Santander (México) S.A – Mexico

Best Government & Infrastructure Financing Bank
Banco Interacciones – Mexico

Best Private Bank
Grupo Financiero Banamex – Mexico

Fastest Growing Bank
Banco Nacional de Mexico (Banamex) – Mexico

Best Internet Bank
BBVA Bancomer – Mexico

Best SME Bank
Banco Interacciones – Mexico

Best Commercial Bank
Banco Comercial e de Investimentos – Mozambique

Best Retail Bank
Banco BCI – Mozambique

Best Internet Bank
Banco Único – Mozambique

Best Trade Finance Bank
United Amara Bank Limited (UAB) – Myanmar

Most Innovative Retail Bank
United Amara Bank Limited (UAB) – Myanmar

Fastest Growing Bank
CB BANK – Myanmar

Best Retail Bank
Kanbawza Bank (KBZ Bank) – Myanmar

Best Retail Bank
Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten – Netherlands

Best Commercial Bank
Rabobank – Netherlands

Best Private Bank
ABN Amro MeesPierson – Netherlands

Best Commercial Bank
Zenith Bank Plc – Nigeria

Best Corporate Bank
First Bank of Nigeria Ltd – Nigeria

Best Islamic Bank
Jaiz Bank plc – Nigeria

Best Corporate Governance
Zenith Bank Plc – Nigeria

Best CSR Bank
Bank Sohar S.A.O.G. – Oman

Best Customer Service Bank
Bank Sohar S.A.O.G – Oman

Best Retail Bank
Bank Muscat – Oman

Best Islamic Banking Window
Bank Dhofar – Maisarah – Oman

Best Investment Bank
HBL Pakistan – Pakistan

Most Innovative Bank
ING Bank ?l?ski – Poland

Best Digital Bank
Bank Zachodni WBK SA – Poland

Best Commercial Bank
Bank Pekao – Poland

Best Customer Service Bank
ING Bank ?l?ski – Poland

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
mBank – Poland

Most Innovative Bank
Banco ActivoBank – Portugal

Best Investment Bank
Caixa Banco de Investimento SA CaixaBI – Portugal

Best Trade Finance Bank
Santander Totta – Portugal

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Santander Totta – Portugal

Best Internet Bank
Citigroup Inc – Portugal

Best Trade Finance Bank
Qatar National Bank – Qatar

Best Digital Bank
Mashreq Bank – Qatar

Best Mobile App
Qatar Islamic Bank – Qatar

Best Customer Loyalty Program
International Bank of Qatar (ThanQ Rewards Program) – Qatar

Best Private Bank
International Bank of Qatar – Qatar

Most Innovative Islamic SME Product
Qatar Islamic Bank – (AAMALY) – Qatar

Best Islamic Bank
Best Digital Bank – Qatar

Best Digital Bank
Tinkoff Bank – Russia

Most Innovative Bank
Sberbank Asset Management – Russia

Best Commercial Bank
Sberbank – Russia

Best Mobile Banking
Saudi British Bank – SABB – Saudi Arabia

Best Internet Bank
Saudi British Bank – SABB – Saudi Arabia

Best Customer Service Bank
Saudi British Bank – SABB – Saudi Arabia

Best Islamic Bank
AlAhli NCB – Saudi Arabia

Best Credit Card
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) (ANZ Optimum World MasterCard Credit Card) – Singapore

Best Retail Bank
United Overseas Bank Limited – Singapore

Best Private Bank
OCBC Bank – Singapore

Best Commercial Bank
DBS Bank Ltd – Singapore

Best Credit Card Offerings
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ) – Singapore

Fastest Growing Bank
Korea Development Bank – South Korea

Best Private Bank
KEB Hana Bank – South Korea

Best Corporate Bank
Shinhan Bank – South Korea

Best SME Bank
Industrial Bank of Korea – South Korea

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) – South Korea

Best Digital Bank
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC) – South Korea

Fastest Growing Bank
People’s Bank – South Korea

Best Investment Bank
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) – Sweden

Best Foreign Exchange Bank
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) – Sweden

Most Innovative Bank
Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (SEB) – Sweden

Best Commercial Bank
Nordea – Sweden

Best Corporate Bank
Svenska Handelsbanken AB – Sweden

Best Internet Bank
Danske Bank A/S – Sweden

Best Retail Bank
Nordea – Sweden

Best Internet Bank
Zürcher Kantonalbank – Switzerland

Fastest Growing Bank
EFG Bank – Switzerland

Best Corporate Bank
UBS – Switzerland

Best Private Bank
Julius Baer – Switzerland

Best Commercial Bank
Pictet & Cie – Switzerland

Best Retail Bank
Bank Of Taiwan – Taiwan

Best Commercial Bank
Fubon Financial – Taiwan

Best Private Bank
CTBC Bank – Taiwan

Most Innovative Bank
Kasikorn Bank PLC – Thailand

Best Retail Bank
Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited – Thailand

Best Corporate Governance
The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited – Thailand

Best Commercial Bank
The Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited – Thailand

Best Islamic Bank
Islamic Bank of Thailand – Thailand

Best CSR Bank
Bangkok Bank Public Company Limited – Thailand

Best Islamic Bank
Kuveyt Türk Kat?l?m Bankas? A.?. – Turkey

Most Innovative Bank
Odeabank – Turkey

Best Commercial Bank
Garanti Bank – Turkey

Best SME Bank
Equity Bank – Uganda

Best Internet Bank
Standard Chartered Bank Uganda – Uganda

Fastest Growing Bank
Diamond Trust Bank – Uganda

Best Islamic Card
Al Hilal Bank – United Arab Emirates

Most Innovative Islamic Banking product
ADCB Islamic Banking – (Salam Personal Finance) – United Arab Emirates

Best Islamic Auto Finance Provider
Noor Bank – United Arab Emirates

Best CSR initiative
Dubai First – United Arab Emirates

Most Innovative Bank
Mashreq Bank PSC – United Arab Emirates

Best Internet Bank
Mashreq Bank PSC – United Arab Emirates

Best Islamic Personal Finance Provider
Noor Bank – United Arab Emirates

Best Islamic Asset Management Company
Al Hilal Bank – United Arab Emirates

Best Islamic Banking Window
ADCB Islamic Banking – United Arab Emirates

Best Rebranded Credit Card
Noor Bank – United Arab Emirates

Best Mobile Banking
Mashreq Bank PSC – United Arab Emirates

Best Retail Finance Company
Dubai First – United Arab Emirates

Best Digital Bank
Citigroup Inc – United Kingdom

Best Retail Bank
Sacombank – Vietnam

Best Foreign Retail Bank
ANZ Bank (Vietnam) Limited – Vietnam

Best Internet Bank
Saigon – Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) – Vietnam

Best Trade Finance Bank
Saigon – Hanoi Commercial Joint Stock Bank (SHB) – Vietnam

Best Corporate Social Responsible Bank
Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam ltd – Vietnam

Best Credit Card Offerings
ANZ Bank (Vietnam) Limited – Vietnam

Best Corporate Services bank
SouthEast Asia Joint Stock Commercial Bank – Vietnam