UniCredit crowned “Best Foreign Exchange Provider” in Austria

  • UniCredit Bank Austria has been awarded the "Best Foreign Exchange Provider Award 2018" by US business magazine "Global Finance"

UniCredit was named "Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2018" in Austria by the US business magazine "Global Finance" at the World's Best Foreign Exchange Awards 2018. UniCredit Bank Austria took first place in Austria in an international ranking.

Dieter Hengl, UniCredit Bank Austria Management Board member responsible for Corporate & Investment Banking: "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 the Group’s trading strengths at the world's major financial centres, as well as from its local reach and advisory skills.

"We are very pleased to receive this award. 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 50,000 and readers in 191 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 Corporate & Investment Banking serves 1,500 multinational corporates and key financial institutions and supports the Group’s corporate banking units in delivering services to 600,000 corporate and public-sector clients. Its International Network covers 16 countries worldwide and we also provide access to a network of 4,000 correspondent banking relationships covering 175 countries.

Further information is available at https://www.gfmag.com/awards-rankings/award-ceremonies/

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