UniCredit Bank Austria named Best Investment Bank in Austria

  • UniCredit Bank Austria has been named the Best Investment Bank in Austria by the US corporate financial magazine "Global Finance"

Günter Schubert, Member of the Management Board at UniCredit Bank Austria with responsibility for the Corporate & Investment Banking division: "We are the bank of choice for every company when it comes to demanding financial transactions, debt capital and equity. This is thanks to our excellent consulting services and our comprehensive and innovative range of products, which we develop as a fully integrated product factory for the entire bank and its clients.
We are incredibly happy about this outstanding award and being selected as the Best Investment Bank in Austria, especially following such a challenging year in 2020. This international award is testimony to our high level of client satisfaction, as it is only with the support of our clients that we are able to repeatedly prove our leading position in deal reviews, both in Austria and around the world, year after year. Therefore, this award is also a recognition of the excellent performance of our employees."

UniCredit Bank Austria is part of UniCredit, a simple and successful pan-European commercial bank with fully integrated Corporate & Investment Banking, which enables UniCredit Bank Austria to combine local support with global expertise. Through its European banking network, it provides its clients with unique access to leading banks in 13 core markets, as well as access to 2000 multinational corporate and financial institutions, 600,000 corporate clients, 230,000 private banking and wealth management clients, and a further 16 million private clients.

As a result, international clients benefit not only from innovative products and UniCredit's strong position when trading in the world's most important financial centres, but also from its reach as a pan-European commercial bank and its expert consulting services. Using a simple and efficient business model, Corporate & Investment Banking at UniCredit Bank Austria provides its comprehensive product range and consulting expertise to every one of the bank's clients from SMEs, corporate clients and financial institutions to private banking and wealth management clients.

The editors at Global Finance - along with support from industry experts - evaluated a number of criteria for the "Best Investment Bank 2021" award, including entries from the respective banks, their market share, the number and size of deals, and the service and advice available. Further selection criteria included the banks' structural capabilities, their distribution network along with efforts to address market conditions, innovation, pricing, after-market performance of underwriting and market reputation. The winners were evaluated and selected on the basis of a proprietary algorithm, with transactions that were announced or concluded in 2020 being taken into account.

Global Finance magazine is based in New York and has offices around the world. It was founded in 1987 and boasts a readership spanning across 191 countries with a circulation of 50,000 copies. The readership of Global Finance includes directors and chief financial officers responsible for the investments and strategic decisions of multinational companies and financial institutions. The corporate financial magazine regularly selects the top performers amongst banks and other providers of financial services. The awards have developed into an established standard of quality for the global financial world.

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