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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
  • Global Private Banking Awards

Tops 2019 - The best asset managers

  • The renowned Fuchsbriefe certified LGT as “very good”. The bank joins the ranks of the best asset managers in the German-speaking world.
  • LGT ranks fourth in the all-time best list of top wealth managers in the German-speaking countries.
  • LGT was again awarded best private bank in Liechtenstein.

Special Report: The Elite Among Wealth Managers 2019

  • For the third time in a row, LGT together with eight competitors achieved the highest score among all tested wealth managers in German-speaking countries in the Elite Report assessment. For the 16th consecutive time LGT was given the highest “summa cum laude” and recognized as the leading private bank in Liechtenstein.
  • "The company with its qualified experts impresses by its many internal values. Interested parties should absolutely delve into LGT's complex world of themes. The highly qualified advisors are also glad to come to your home. This is modern customer orientation," say the editors of the Elite Report. 

LGT was the first bank to receive the "Best Private Bank for Alternatives" award at the renowned Financial Times Group's PWM (Professional Wealth Management)/The Banker Global Private Banking Awards. It was also awarded "Best Private Bank for Growth Strategy" for the third consecutive year.

Yuri Bender, jury member and Editor-in-Chief of PWM, sees LGT's success as a leading provider of alternative investments in its expertise and its forward-looking approach: "LGT differentiated itself from the approximately 20 other competitors by its core competency and innovation in alternative and sustainable investments in particular."


In 2019, LGT was recognized as "Best Private Bank for Family Governance" in Greater China as well as in South East Asia at the WealthBriefing Asia Awards . These two awards honor LGT's long standing experience and expertise in succession planning and family governance, two topics in which LGT can offer unique insight, due to the experiences of its owner family, the Princely House of Liechtenstein. 



"Best Boutique Private Bank Greater China" and "Best Pure Play Private Bank Southeast Asia".

In 2019, LGT was recognized as "Best Private Bank for Family Governance Greater China" at the WealthBriefingAsia Greater China Awards. In the year prior to this, LGT had been named "Best Boutique Private Bank Greater China" and "Best Pure Play Private Bank Southeast Asia" at the WealthBriefingAsia Awards.

The awards honor stable and independent private banks which provide diverse and innovative wealth management services.

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

Awards for Asset Management

  • €uro Fund Awards 2019
  • Private Equity International Awards 2018
  • Asset Asian Awards 2018
  • European Pensions Awards 2018
  • Asian Investor Asset Management Awards 2018
  • Lipper Fund Awards Switzerland 2018

At the €uro Fund Awards 2019, LGT Capital Partners' "LGT Sustainable Equity Fund Global (EUR) B" received two awards in the category "Ecology/Sustainability": best fund for three consecutive years and for five consecutive years.

With the €uro Fund Awards, Finanzen Verlag awards the best funds of the year.

At the Private Equity International (PEI) Awards 2018, LGT Capital Partners received the "Best Fund of Funds of the Year in Asia" award.

For the sixth time LGT Capital Partners was awarded "Fund Manager of the Year – Asia – Private Equity Fund of Funds" from the Asian industry magazine "The Asset". The award was bestowed at "The Asset Triple A Asset Servicing, Institutional Investor and Insurance Award 2018.

For the second time following the 2016 awards, LGT Capital Partners was awarded "Alternative Manager of the Year" at the European Pensions Awards 2018.

At the Asset Management Awards 2018, LGT Capital Partners was awarded "Alternatives Fund House of the Year" for the second time. LGT Capital Partners’ strong pitch and very positive client feedback persuaded the jury and made it stand out from its competitors.

Asian Investor is the most important publication in the field of asset management in Asia.

Lipper Fund Awards Switzerland 2018 recognized LGT Capital Partners' "LGT Select Bond Emerging Markets (USD) B" as "Best Fund over five Years".