UniCredit Assigned Fourteen Euromoney Awards in Private Banking

UniCredit Private Banking has again been recognized for its excellent services, winning 14 awards in different regional and local categories in Euromoney magazine´s Private Banking Survey 2015:

• Central and Eastern Europe Net-worth-specific services
Sub-category: Super affluent clients (USD 1 – 5m)
Commercial Banking Capabilities
International Clients
• Croatia Best Private Banking Services
Asset Management
Investment Banking Capabilities
International Clients
Succession Planning Advice and Trusts
• Hungary Best Private Banking Services
Net-worth-specific services
Sub-category: Ultra High Net Worth clients
(> USD 30m)
Philanthropy and Social Impact Investing
• Russia Net-worth-specific services
Sub-category: Super affluent clients (USD 1 – 5m)
• Slovakia International Clients

• Ukraine Succession Planning Advice and Trusts

The Euromoney Private Banking Survey is published annually and provides a qualitative as well as quantitative assessment of the best services in private banking, by geography and area of service. The survey is considered as one of the most prestigious in the wealth management industry, since it combines analysis of bank-provided data and peer review. It covers more than 35 different product and client categories on a regional and local basis, and ranks results in over 60 countries.

Jan Tronicek, Head of Private Banking for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) at UniCredit, said: "These awards represent a tangible sign that our independent investment strategy – elaborated by UniCredit Global Investments (GIS) - delivered a strong performance in 2014 and, more importantly, allowed our clients to benefit from our services. The increase in customer satisfaction, in the number of clients served through our advisory model and in total financial assets in CEE deeply contributed to such achievements."

UniCredit Private Banking in CEE provides a full range of products and services to more than 25,000 clients in 9 countries within the Region, with around EUR 10 billion in total financial assets. Due to the expertise, the proximity and the stability of UniCredit as a leading European bank, it can leverage its independent view on the markets as well as best-in-class products.
UniCredit Private Banking strives to deliver financial services to clients in a comprehensible way and to address the complexity of markets with clear and transparent strategies to protect and optimize client wealth, consistent with their needs.

UniCredit is a leading European commercial bank with strong roots in 17 countries.
Our overall global network embraces approximately 50 markets with around 8,600 branches and more than 148,000 employees (as of 30th September 2014).

In the CEE Region, UniCredit runs the largest and most diversified international banking network in 14 countries, with more than 3,420* branches and over 68,000* employees.

The Group operates in Austria, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine (as of 30th September 2014).

Enquiries: International Media Relations
Tiemon Kiesenhofer, telephone: +43 (0) 50505 - 56036
e-mail: tiemon.kiesenhofer@unicreditgroup.at