UniCredit Bulbank is pleased to announce that the bank has been recognised as the Best Sub-custodian in 2019 by Global Finance magazine’s editorial board. In March, the same magazine named UniCredit Bulbank the Best Bank in Bulgaria.
Furthermore, Global Finance magazine’s editorial board has recognized UniCredit as the Best Sub-custodian in 2019 across Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as well as winning country specific awards as the Best Sub-custodian Bank in Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia and Slovenia.
We are happy to be awarded as leader in the sub – custodian services in Bulgaria for the sixth consecutive year already . UniCredit Bulbank’s approach in providing services to its clients will continue to be centered on increasing the customer satisfaction and offering tailor made products. The high acknowledgment of Global Finance magazine year is another proof for the professionalism of our team. which is highly recognized on both local and global level, commented Antoaneta Curteanu, head of Corporate, Investment and Private banking and Member of the Management board of UniCredit Bulbank.
In determining the winners for each respective region and country, Global Finance’s editorial board considered market research, input from expert sources and entry information from banks to select the institutions that reliably provide the best services in local markets and regions. The criteria included customer relations, quality of service, competitive pricing, smooth handling of exception items, technology platforms, post-settlement operations, business continuity plans and knowledge of local regulations and practices. Global Finance also obtained input from users of sub-custody services. Performance was judged over the period covering January 1, 2018 through December 31,2018.
Andrea Diamanti, Head of CEE Corporate and Investment Banking and Private Banking at UniCredit, commented:
“We are delighted to be recognised by Global Finance as the best sub-custody service provider across CEE region and in a number of local markets. We are dedicated to serving our clients and these acknowledgements testify the achievements of our teams in understanding client needs thanks to our unrivalled local presence combined with deep market knowledge, know-how and expertise. Our focus on security business is proven by our continuous effort to further enhance and harmonise our service and product offering, automate key processes across our markets and provide more efficient servicing capabilities for our clients.”
“These awards honor those institutions with the local market expertise and technological capabilities to deliver consistently superior securities services to global custodians,” said Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher and editorial director of Global Finance. “Our winners offer safety, transparency, efficiency and quality advice that protects assets and adds value.”