ArmInfo. Ameriabank will be awarded the Euromoney award for the seventh time - this time "Excellence 2019" as the best bank of the year in Armenia. As the press service of Ameriabank told ArmInfo, the award ceremony took place on July 10 in London and became the 27th in a row. The award was presented to representative of Ameribank Armen Aslanyan.
In the 50th anniversary year of Euromoney, which was marked on July 10th by 500 bankers from around the world, banks based on emerging markets had a greater impact on rewards than ever before. The decision of the jury was preceded by annual independent monitoring. British analysts tracked the financial performance of banks, their effectiveness, the growth of market share, customer attitudes, and at the same time the speed of development and implementation of innovative products.
The Euromoney prize "The Best Bank of the World in 2019" was awarded to the Singapore DBS Bank. The prize "The Best Investment Bank of the World in 2019" was awarded to JPMorgan. The executive director of the Austrian Erste Group, Andreas Treyl, was named Euromoney Banker of the Year. BNP Paribas awarded the prize "The Best Bank in the World for Corporate Responsibility", HSBC - "The Best Bank in the World in Sustainable Finance", BBVA - "The Best Bank in the World in Financial Integration", Bank of America - for the second year in a row retains the title of "Best Bank in the world for diversity and integration ", Turkish Akbank.
- "The best digital bank in the world." Abu Dhabi, the first bank in the UAE, was named the Best Transformation Bank for successfully completing its merger. Brazilian BTG Pactual was awarded the prize "Best Investment Bank in Emerging Markets, and Bank of China won the award" Best Bank in Emerging Markets. "
The winners were also: Citi - "The best bank in the world for transactions and services" and "The best bank in the world for legal entities"; Morgan Stanley - "The best bank in the world in terms of markets and financial institutions"; HSBC is the World's Best Bank for SMEs and the Best Bank for Public Sector Customers. Lazard, having overcome the challenge of its larger competitors on Wall Street, was named "The Best Bank in the World for Counseling", and Credit Suisse was awarded the prize "The Best Bank of the World in Capital Management". Euromoney also awarded regional and country awards to banks from North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe and Africa. Top banks in each region include: Nigerian Guaranty Trust Bank (Africa), Belgian KBC (Western Europe), Santander Brasil (Latin America) and Raiffeisen Bank International (Central and Eastern Europe). To note, prior to this, the "Excellence" award was awarded to Ameriabank by Euromoney in Armenia in 2011, 2012, and since 2014 annually. Ameriabank CJSC is a universal bank providing investment, corporate and retail banking services in the form of a comprehensive package of banking solutions. Ameriabank retains leadership in the banking market of Armenia by main indicators. The shareholders of the bank on April 1, 2019 are the Ameria Group CY Ltd. - 56.6%, EBRD - 17.8%, Asian Development Bank - 13.98%, ESPS Holding Limited - 11.62%.
Recall that the magazine Euromoney has been published in London since 1969 and is considered one of the most respected business publications in the world. Every year he chooses the best organizations in the field of finance and investment. The winners are determined in three stages: first, the annual reports are studied, then the partners of the bank are interviewed at home and abroad, after which the experts make assessments. Not only financial indicators are important, but also the professionalism of management and staff, transparency of transactions, etc. The best banks in the world, the British magazine Euromoney annually finds in 100 countries - from Argentina to Norway. The Euromoney Award for Excellence has great prestige - a kind of financial <Oscar>. The prestigious annual award is awarded on the basis of an analysis of the activities of candidates (banks, brokerage and dealer companies) conducted by Euromoney financial analysts in more than 100 countries for 27 years in a row. The Excellence Award includes 20 nominations for the banking sector and the capital market.