The International finance magazine EMEA Finance voted UniCredit Best Bank in Italy, in the CEE & CIS region and in three countries of the region: Bosnia Herzegovina, Bulgaria and Croatia.
In addition, the Group was awarded by the magazine Best Investment Bank in the Czech Republic and in Slovakia and Best Foreign Bank in Hungary, Serbia and Slovenia.
Bank Pekao in Poland received the prestigious recognition of most innovative bank in the country. UniCredit was also voted Best project finance house in CEE.
The EMEA Finance Europe Banking Awards recognize the best commercial and investment banks across Europe, considering various performance and structural factors, such as market share, growth in important product classes, profitability, and corporate strategy.
Commenting on the awards, Roberto Nicastro, General Manager at UniCredit said: "We are very proud of these achievements, which recognize that UniCredit always strives to offer the best possible service. Our Group continuously invests in research to develop innovative solutions for our clients, whether they are individual or corporate customers. The Group's solid results, fuelled by increased profitability in Italy and resilience in CEE, confirm that we are on the right path".
Tim Burke, editor of EMEA Finance said: " The contribution of Italy and Central & Eastern European division to UniCredit's profits last year underlined the efficiency with which operations across the network are run - and this is further illustrated by country awards the bank's subsidiaries have won in this year's awards".
Milan, 22 April 2015