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LGT is one of the few international privately owned banks to allow its creditworthiness to be evaluated by independent rating agencies. For years now LGT has consistently been awarded very high ratings. LGT’s leading position has also been confirmed by awards from reputable external bodies.

Based on the excellent ratings by Moody's and Standard & Poor's the magazine Global Finance named LGT in 2017 as one of the 50 safest banks worldwide, LGT being one of four banks from Switzerland and Liechtenstein on the list.

Awards for Private Banking

  • Fuchsbriefe-Report
  • Handelsblatt Elite Report
  • WealthbriefingAsia Awards 2017
  • The Banker "Bank of the Year Awards 2016"
  • Global Private Banking Awards 2016
  • Global Finance "The World’s Best Private Banks Awards 2017"

Tops 2017 - The best asset managers

  • The renowned Fuchsbriefe designated LGT as “very good”. LGT impressed the testers of the prestigious Fuchsbriefe with a consistently high level of performance in all areas and was awarded an outstanding second place standing from among all the financial institutions tested. The independent reviewers recognized LGT again as the best private bank in Liechtenstein and awarded LGT Bank Österreich for its “very good” advisory services.
  • LGT takes sixth-place ranking on the all-time best list of top wealth managers in Europe.
  • “LGT has without a doubt delivered a first class performance. The bank is therefore one of the abso-lute leaders among its competitors”, was the conclusion of the testers. In addition to a solid portfolio, LGT also scored points for its highly client-focused, well-presented and easy to understand investment recommendations. “Competitors have to go to great lengths to achieve a similar level of precision in their recommendations”, they wrote in their report.

Special Report: The Elite Among Wealth Managers 2017

  • In the Elite Report assessment LGT achieved the highest score among all test wealth managers in German-speaking countries. For the 14th consecutive time LGT was given the highest “summa cum laude” and recognized as the leading private bank in Liechtenstein.
  • “Highly-capable and not at all indifferent, LGT is always close to its clients and stands for a personal advisory and services culture”, says the Elite Report’s editorial team. “Princely, exemplary, attentive, reliable. The expertise of the individual advisors and the conceptual capacity for problem-solving are evidence of more than just professional competence and premium quality”.
  • The Elite Report‘s conclusion: “There is no doubt that this outstanding wealth manager deserves a top spot among the elite.”

At the WealthBriefingAsia Awards 2017, LGT was named “Best Boutique Private Bank“. The award honors the best provider within the global private banking, wealth management and trusted advisor community.

The Banker, a long-established journal for the banking industry, recognized LGT as "Bank of the Year in Liechtenstein". For each of the 120 countries, the Banker awards the best performing bank of the previous year.

LGT was designated "Best Private Bank for Growth Strategy" and "Best Private Bank for Socially Responsible Investing" by the Financial Times publications PWM (Professional Wealth Management) and The Banker.

In the growth strategy category, LGT impressed the jury following a quantitative examination of various parameters such as the asset flows, profitability, number of relationship managers and number of clients, as well as a qualitative assessment of the results. LGT was also able to assert itself against numerous other competitors in the social responsibility category. "This is an incredibly competitive category, with a handful of leading players jousting for pole position", says Yuri Bender, jury member and Editor-in-Chief Professional Wealth Management. "LGT has established itself in the vanguard of this movement, after many years building up its expertise."

Global Private Banking Award: Factsheet LGT (PDF)

Global Finance, an internationally leading financial magazine, annually recognizes the world’s best vendors of different countries and within different categories. This year LGT was designated "Best Private Bank in Liechtenstein 2017".

Ratings Private Banking

  • Moody's: Aa2
  • Standard & Poor's: A+

The rating agency Moody’s rates LGT Bank Ltd. at Aa2, thereby officially testifying to the bank’s very high creditworthiness and reliability.

Moody's rating report

LGT Bank Ltd. is one of the few private banks that has its creditworthiness officially assessed and it consistently receives a high rating of A+ from Standard & Poor’s.

Standard & Poor's rating report

Rating Update 03/2017

Awards for Asset Management

  • UK Pensions Awards 2016
  • European Pensions Awards 2016
  • Asian Investor Asset Management Awards 2016
  • HFM Awards 2015
  • UCITS Hedge Award 2015
  • Triple A Awards from Asset Asia 2014

LGT Capital Partners was awarded “SRI/ESG Provider of the Year” at the UK Pensions Awards 2016 for the second year running. The prestigious UK Pensions Awards are organized by Professional Pensions, a leading provider of UK news, analysis and research for pensions professionals.

At this year’s European Pensions Awards, LGT Capital Partners received accolades in two categories: LGT Capital Partners was selected “best Private Equity provider for pension funds” for the third consecutive year and “Alternatives Investment Manager of the year” for the first time.

Asian Investor recognized LGT Capital Partners at the Asset Management Awards as “Alternatives Manager of the Year”. LGT Capital Partners’ strong pitch and very positive client feedback persuaded the jury and made it stand out from its competitors.

LGT Capital Partners was honored for the fifth time in succession at the HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Awards in 2015, claiming this year’s award in the “Fund of hedge funds Ucits Compliant Strategy category”. HFM Week is one of the leading publications in the global hedge fund industry.

Alpha Generix Global Macro UCITS SF of LGT Capital Partners won an award as best performing fund in its style at the UCITS Hedge Awards 2015. The awards were held by the Hedge Fund Journal and celebrated 2014’s best performing funds.

For the second year in a row LGT Capital Partners was named “Private Equity Fund of Funds Manager of the Year” at the triple A awards of Asset Asia, one of the leading industry journals in Asia.