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13.02.2018

UniCredit named “Best Distributor” for structured products in Austria again

  • UniCredit was chosen to receive the “European Structured Products & Derivatives Award” as the best distributor of structured products in Austria
  • Award “Best Capital Protected Distributor Europe”: UniCredit is leading in the capital protection segment in Europe

UniCredit was again awarded “Best Distributor” of structured products in Austria at the European Structured Products & Derivatives Conference in London. Among the best companies in the area of structured products UniCredit received first place in the “Best Distributor in Austria” category. In addition, UniCredit was named “Best Distributor Italy” and “Best Capital Protected Distributor Europe” and was also awarded the “Deal of the year”.

“We are very pleased to receive this award, which again confirms the position held by UniCredit onemarkets as an active issuer in Austria and proves that we have succeeded in creating new products that offer attractive alternatives for Austrian investors in a low interest rate environment”, stated Frank Weingarts, UniCredit onemarkets expert for investment and leverage products.

“Awards like this motivate us to continue the successfull path taken in 2018. We will continue to offer our clients innovative ideas for investment opportunities and to further expand our important role in the Austrian market”, stressed Fritz Galavics, Head of Markets Austria and Markus Kosche, Head of Retail Sales Private Customers, Corporate Customers and Independent Professions.

Helmut Siegl, Head of Invesment Strategy, Products & Advisory, added: “Depending on the client’s investment needs, our structured products offer the opportunity to benefit from the market’s return prospects as well as to adjust individual protection needs with personal return expectations through full or partial capital protection.”

Structured Retail Products Limited (SRP), with headquarters in London, New York, Hong Kong and Sofia, operates the British financial portal “StructuredRetailProducts.com” and also offers, amongst others, research, information and educational material covering all aspects of structured products. The 15th European Structured Products & Derivates Conference took place 8 and 9 February 2018 in London. The result of a European-wide survey of institutional investors and companies in the financial industry that was conducted by the financial portal was a major factor in the award of the prizes.

The awards dealt with quantitative factors, such as business volume, as well as qualitative factors, such as pricing, understanding client needs, innovativeness and customer service.

Enquiries: UniCredit Bank Austria Media Relations
Franziska Schenker, Tel.: +43 (0) 5 05 05-51417;
E-Mail: franziska.schenker@unicreditgroup.at