UniCredit crowned “Best Foreign Exchange Provider” in Austria

  • UniCredit Bank Austria has been awarded the "Best Foreign Exchange Provider Award 2020" by US business magazine "Global Finance"
  • UniCredit also named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider” in Bulgaria

UniCredit Bank Austria was named "Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2020" in Austria by the US business magazine "Global Finance" at the World's Best Foreign Exchange Awards 2020. UniCredit Bank Austria took first place in Austria once again in the international ranking. UniCredit was also named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2020” in Bulgaria by “Global Finance”.

Günter Schubert, UniCredit Bank Austria Management Board member responsible for Corporate & Investment Banking: "We are very proud to rank first place once again. This international award symbolises recognition of the excellent performance of our employees, underlining that our comprehensive and innovative product range makes us a successful and reliable partner for internationally active companies."

As a foreign exchange provider, UniCredit combines local advisory with the global expertise of trading experts in London, Munich, Milan, New York and Hong Kong. International customers consequently benefit from innovative products and our Group’s trading strengths at the world's major financial centres, as well as from our local reach as a simple successful pan-European Commercial Bank and our advisory skills.

"We are very pleased to receive this award and we are very proud of our services as foreign exchange provider in the domestic market and across many countries. This award will motivate us to further improve our excellent services for our customers, in line with past practice" says Fritz Galavics, Head of Markets Austria at UniCredit.

The criteria for choosing the winners included transaction volume, market share, scope of global coverage, customer service, competitive pricing and innovative technologies. Global Finance also considered input from industry analysts, corporate executives and technology specialists.

Global Finance, founded in 1987, is headquartered in New York with offices around the world and has a circulation of 50,050 and readers in 188 countries. Global Finance’s audience includes senior corporate and financial officers responsible for making investment and strategic decisions at multinational companies and financial institutions. Global Finance regularly selects the top performers among banks and other providers of financial services. These awards have become a trusted standard of excellence for the global financial community.

UniCredit is a simple successful pan-European Commercial Bank, with a fully plugged in CIB, delivering a unique Western, Central and Eastern European network to its extensive client franchise. UniCredit offers both local and international expertise to its clients, providing them with unparalleled access to leading banks in its 14 core markets through its European banking network: Italy, Germany, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey. 
Leveraging on an international network of representative offices and branches, UniCredit serves clients in another 18 countries worldwide.

UniCredit Bank Austria Press Office
Franziska Schenker, Tel. +43 (0)5 05 05-51417
e-mail: franziska.schenker@unicreditgroup.at