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WBM WORLD BANKING AWARDS 2022 - THE BEST BANKS IN THE WORLD


 

World Biz Magazine's global team of financial journalists are pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 WBM World Banking Awards.


Now in its fourth year, WBM World Banking Awards highlights the best banks for corporations and their leaders. Services and performance from over 1,000 banks were carefully researched to select the shortlisted finalists for each of the 8 categories in every region of the world. Our team of analysts rigorously evaluated each of the four finalists for every category to select the winners.


All finalists and winners have come through an extremely competitive nomination phase and undergone a stringent process of independent examination. World Biz Magazine is enthused to recommend the following highlighted winners and finalists to our worldwide readership, our global network of media partners and to external audiences seeking the best corporate and high-net-worth personal banking services.


 


GLOBAL CATEGORY WINNERS


World's Best Bank for Corporate Banking

Finalists: JPMorgan Chase, BNP Paribas, HSBC, Emirates NBD Bank

Winner: JPMorgan Chase

World's Best Bank for Investment Banking

Finalists: Citigroup, Barclays, BBVA, China International Capital Corporation

Winner: Citigroup


World's Best Bank for Personal Banking

Finalists: China Merchants Bank, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Itaú Unibanco, Shinhan Financial

Winner: China Merchants Bank


World's Best Bank for Private Banking / Wealth Management

Finalists: Goldman Sachs, UBS, China CITIC Bank, Investec

Winner: UBS


World's Best Bank for Environmental, Social and Governance

Finalists: JPMorgan Chase, Intesa Sanpaolo, Ping An of China, State Bank of India

Winner: JPMorgan Chase


World's Best Bank for Digital Banking

Finalists: Revolut, Nubank, DBS Bank, WeBank

Winner: Nubank


World's Best Bank for Islamic Banking

Finalists: Al Baraka Group, Saudi National Bank, Maybank, Dubai Islamic Bank

Winner: Maybank


World's Best Bank for SMEs

Finalists: Royal Bank of Canada, BTG Pactual, Ecobank, Qatar National Bank

Winner: BTG Pactual


 


AFRICA CATEGORY WINNERS


Africa's Best Bank for Corporate Banking

Finalists: Standard Bank, Absa Bank, Attijariwafa Bank, Access Bank

Winner: Standard Bank


Africa's Best Bank for Investment Banking

Finalists: Standard Bank, Absa Bank, First National Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank

Winner: First National Bank


Africa's Best Bank for Personal Banking

Finalists: Standard Bank, Absa Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, United Bank for Africa

Winner: Guaranty Trust Bank


Africa's Best Bank for Private Banking / Wealth Management

Finalists: Standard Bank, Attijariwafa Bank, First National Bank, Investec

Winner: Investec


Africa's Best Bank for Environmental, Social and Governance

Finalists: Absa Bank, Attijariwafa Bank, Access Bank, Ecobank

Winner: Attijariwafa Bank


Africa's Best Bank for Digital Banking

Finalists: United Bank for Africa, Zenith Bank, Absa Bank, Access Bank

Winner: Access Bank


Africa's Best Bank for Islamic Banking

Finalists: EGBANK, The United Bank, Banque Islamique du Senegal, Al Baraka Group

Winner: Al Baraka Group


Africa's Best Bank for SMEs

Finalists: Absa Bank, Access Bank, Ecobank, Banco de Fomento Angola

Winner: Ecobank


 


ASIA-PACIFIC CATEGORY WINNERS


APAC's Best Bank for Corporate Banking

Finalists: HSBC, National Australia Bank, Mizuho Bank, MUFG Bank

Winner: HSBC

APAC's Best Bank for Investment Banking

Finalists: KB Securities, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, MUFG Bank, Mizuho Bank

Winner: Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation


APAC's Best Bank for Personal Banking

Finalists: Australia & New Zealand Bank, Hana Financial, Shinhan Financial, State Bank of India

Winner: Shinhan Financial Group


APAC's Best Bank for Private Banking / Wealth Management

Finalists: HSBC, DBS Bank, OCBC Bank, JP Morgan

Winner: JP Morgan


APAC's Best Bank for Environmental, Social and Governance

Finalists: HSBC, Maybank, State Bank of India, National Australia Bank

Winner: State Bank of India


APAC's Best Bank for Digital Banking

Finalists: DBS Bank, OCBC Bank, Jibun Bank, Kakao Bank

Winner: DBS Bank


APAC's Best Bank for Islamic Banking

Finalists: Maybank, CIMB Bank, RHB Bank, Bank Rakyat

Winner: Maybank


APAC's Best Bank for SMEs

Finalists: DBS Bank, CIMB Bank, Westpac Bank, Shinhan Financial Group

Winner: CIMB Bank


 


CHINA CATEGORY WINNERS


China's Best Bank for Corporate Banking

Finalists: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Construction Bank, HSBC Bank, Bank of China

Winner: China Construction Bank


China's Best Bank for Investment Banking

Finalists: China International Capital Corporation, Agricultural Bank of China, Huatai Securities, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China

Winner: China International Capital Corporation


China's Best Bank for Personal Banking

Finalists: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Construction Bank, China Merchants Bank, Ping An of China

Winner: China Merchants Bank


China's Best Bank for Private Banking / Wealth Management

Finalists: Agricultural Bank of China, Bank of Communications, China CITIC Bank, HSBC Bank

Winner: China CITIC Bank


China's Best Bank for Environmental, Social and Governance

Finalists: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, China Construction Bank, Ping An of China, Bank of China

Winner: Ping An of China


China's Best Bank for Digital Banking

Finalists: WeBank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, MYBank, Suning Bank

Winner: WeBank


China's Best Bank for Islamic Banking

Finalists: N/A

Winner: N/A


China's Best Bank for SMEs

Finalists: Agricultural Bank of China, Postal Savings Bank Of China, Bank of Communications, China CITIC Bank

Winner: Postal Savings Bank Of China


 


EUROPE CATEGORY WINNERS


Europe's Best Bank for Corporate Banking

Finalists: BNP Paribas, HSBC, Crédit Agricole, Barclays

Winner: BNP Paribas

Europe's Best Bank for Investment Banking

Finalists: Crédit Agricole, BNP Paribas, Banco Santander, Barclays

Winner: Barclays


Europe's Best Bank for Personal Banking

Finalists: Banco Santander, Société Générale, Groupe BPCE, Lloyds Banking

Winner: Banco Santander


Europe's Best Bank for Private Banking / Wealth Management

Finalists: Deutsche Bank, UBS, Credit Suisse, Barclays

Winner: UBS


Europe's Best Bank for Environmental, Social and Governance

Finalists: BNP Paribas, Banco Santander, Intesa Sanpaolo, ING Groep

Winner: Intesa Sanpaolo


Europe's Best Bank for Digital Banking

Finalists: Revolut, Bunq, N26, Monzo

Winner: Revolut


Europe's Best Bank for Islamic Banking

Finalists: N/A

Winner: N/A


Europe's Best Bank for SMEs

Finalists: UniCredit, ING Groep, Crédit Mutuel, CaixaBank

Winner: ING Groep


 


LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN CATEGORY WINNERS


LATAM's Best Bank for Corporate Banking

Finalists: Banco Bradesco, Banco Santander, BBVA, Banco Santander

Winner: Banco Bradesco


LATAM's Best Bank for Investment Banking

Finalists: BBVA, BofA Securities, Citi, Banco Bradesco

Winner: BBVA


LATAM's Best Bank for Personal Banking

Finalists: Itaú Unibanco, BBVA, Banco de Chile, Banco de Bogotá

Winner: Itaú Unibanco


LATAM's Best Bank for Private Banking / Wealth Management

Finalists: Banco Bradesco, Banco Santander, Banco de Crédito e Inversiones, FirstBank

Winner: Banco Bradesco


LATAM's Best Bank for Environmental, Social and Governance

Finalists: FirstBank, Jamaica National Commercial Bank, Itaú Unibanco, National Bank Belize

Winner: FirstBank


LATAM's Best Bank for Digital Banking

Finalists: BTG Pactual, Nubank, Ualá, Klar

Winner: Nubank


LATAM's Best Bank for Islamic Banking

Finalists: N/A

Winner: N/A


LATAM's Best Bank for SMEs

Finalists: Banco de Crédito e Inversiones, FirstBank, BTG Pactual, Banco Popular Dominicano

Winner: BTG Pactual


 


MIDDLE EAST & GCC CATEGORY WINNERS


Middle East's Best Bank for Corporate Banking

Finalists: QNB, First Abu Dhabi Bank, Emirates NBD Bank, HSBC Bank

Winner: Emirates NBD Bank


Middle East's Best Bank for Investment Banking

Finalists: First Abu Dhabi Bank, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Emirates NBD Bank, HSBC Bank

Winner: First Abu Dhabi Bank


Middle East's Best Bank for Personal Banking

Finalists: First Abu Dhabi Bank, Emirates NBD Bank, National Bank of Kuwait, Riyad Bank

Winner: First Abu Dhabi Bank


Middle East's Best Bank for Private Banking / Wealth Management

Finalists: QNB, Emirates NBD Bank, National Bank of Kuwait, UBS

Winner: UBS


Middle East's Best Bank for Environmental, Social and Governance

Finalists: Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Banque Saudi Fransi Bank, Ahli United Bank, QNB

Winner: Ahli United Bank


Middle East's Best Bank for Digital Banking

Finalists: Al Rajhi Bank, Riyad Bank, The Saudi National Bank, Mashreq Bank

Winner: Mashreq Bank


Middle East's Best Bank for Islamic Banking

Finalists: Saudi National Bank, Al Rajhi Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank, Kuwait Finance House

Winner: Saudi National Bank


Middle East's Best Bank for SMEs

Finalists: Riyad Bank, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Ahli United Bank, QNB

Winner: QNB


 


USA & CANADA CATEGORY WINNERS


USA & Canada's Best Bank for Corporate Banking

Finalists: JPMorgan Chase, Royal Bank of Canada, Citigroup, Bank of America

Winner: JPMorgan Chase

USA & Canada's Best Bank for Investment Banking

Finalists: JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley

Winner: Citigroup


USA & Canada's Best Bank for Personal Banking

Finalists: Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Scotiabank, TD Bank

Winner: Bank of America


USA & Canada's Best Bank for Private Banking / Wealth Management

Finalists: JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Royal Bank of Canada, Goldman Sachs

Winner: Goldman Sachs


USA & Canada's Best Bank for Environmental, Social and Governance

Finalists: JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Royal Bank of Canada, Wells Fargo

Winner: JPMorgan Chase


USA & Canada's Best Bank for Digital Banking

Finalists: Wells Fargo, Bank of America, TD Bank, BMO Bank

Winner: TD Bank


USA & Canada's Best Bank for Islamic Banking

Finalists: N/A

Winner: N/A


USA & Canada's Best Bank for SMEs

Finalists: Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Royal Bank of Canada, TD Bank

Winner: Royal Bank of Canada