LGT was named “Best Boutique Private Bank” at the WealthBriefingAsia Awards 2017. Dr. Henri Leimer, CEO of LGT Private Banking Asia, received an award for “Leading Individual Banker”. The awards dinner was held at Westin Hotel in Singapore on June 1.
LGT was one of four firms shortlisted in the Best Boutique Private Bank category. Receiving this award is yet another milestone in LGT’s drive to be recognized as one of the pre-eminent players in the competitive private banking space.
Showcasing ‘best of breed’ providers in the global private banking, wealth management and trusted advisor communities, the awards were designed to recognize companies, teams and individuals which the prestigious panel of judges deemed to have ‘demonstrated innovation and excellence during 2016’.
Commenting on the firm’s achievement, Dr Henri Leimer, CEO of LGT Private Banking in Asia, said: “We are delighted to have been recognized as the best boutique private bank in the region. It is a great honor to be given this prestigious award, and is also testament to our hard work over the years. Everyone has really pulled together to ensure we continue to deliver the highest level of service, investment expertise and a stable platform to our clients.”
Stephen Harris, CEO ClearView Financial Media and Publisher of WealthBriefingAsia: “These awards recognize the very best operators in the private client industry. They were judged not only on quantitative performance measures but on the client experience. This is, I believe, a compelling feature. The firms who triumphed in these awards are all worthy winners, and I would like to extend my heartiest congratulations.”