BNP Paribas Wealth Management named Best Private Bank in France and for Philanthropy Services

November 9, 2012

BNP Paribas Wealth Management won two prestigious awards at the 2012 Global Private Banking Awards organised by The Banker magazine in conjunction with Professional Wealth Management magazine. At a ceremony in Singapore on 8 November, BNP Paribas Wealth Management was named:

– Best Private Bank in France

– Best Private Bank  for Philanthropy services

The Global Private Banking Awards have been running for four years. The awards jury was composed of eight sector experts from the United States, Europe and Asia, a geographical coverage which closely reflects BNP Paribas Wealth Management’s own international scope.

The rankings were determined by measuring the success of the growth strategies of the top Private Banking and Wealth Management providers during 2011. They take also into account how successfully Private Banks’ had adapted their offering and the quality of their client relations at a time of rapid change in client needs and expectations.

BNP Paribas Wealth Management co-CEOs Vincent Lecomte and Sofia Merlo expressed their great satisfaction in receiving these awards.

Vincent Lecomte declared: “We’re truly proud to receive this recognition, especially the accolade for our Philanthropy support services, which we began to offer clients only a few years ago. Our expertise enables us to provide effective, tailored solutions at a time when more and more of our clients are keen to undertake personal philanthropic initiatives.” Sofia Merlo added: “Receiving these honours underlines our solid position as the leader in France and validates our unique business model. Our approach is one of total integration into the BNP Paribas Group, which enables us to combine local presence and outstanding expertise in order to meet our clients’ needs for asset and wealth management.“

These awards add to the growing list of  accolades for BNP Paribas Wealth Management:

Private Banker International 2012
– Outstanding Private Bank in Europe
– Outstanding Private Bank worldwide, highly commended
– Best Foreign Private Bank in Hong Kong

Euromoney Ranking 2012
– 7th “Best Global Private Bank”
– 3rd “Best Private Bank in Western Europe”
– 1st in France, Luxembourg, Ukraine
– 4th in Middle-East

Asiamoney Ranking 2012
– 4th “Best Private Bank in Asia”