UniCredit crowned “Best Foreign Exchange Provider” in Austria

  • UniCredit Bank Austria has been awarded the "Best Foreign Exchange Provider Award 2019" by US business magazine "Global Finance"
  • UniCredit also named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider” in Italy

UniCredit Bank Austria was named "Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2019" in Austria by the US business magazine "Global Finance" at the World's Best Foreign Exchange Awards 2019. UniCredit Bank Austria took first place in Austria once again in the international ranking. UniCredit was also named “Best Foreign Exchange Provider 2019” in Italy by “Global Finance”.

Dieter Hengl, 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 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.

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