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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 2018
  • The Banker "Bank of the Year Awards 2017"
  • Global Private Banking Awards 2017
  • Global Finance "The World’s Best Private Banks Awards 2018"

Tops 2018 - The best asset managers

  • The renowned Fuchsbriefe designated LGT as “good”. In their report, the testers said: "LGT knows how to impress." In particular, theys were impressed by its outstanding quality of its advice. The relationship managers had demonstrated "top quality" in their preparations.
  • LGT takes fifth-place ranking on the all-time best list of top wealth managers in the German-speaking countries.

Special Report: The Elite Among Wealth Managers 2018

  • For the second time in a row, LGT together with nine competitors achieved the highest score among all test wealth managers in German-speaking countries in the Elite Report assessment. For the 15th consecutive time LGT was given the highest “summa cum laude” and recognized as the leading private bank in Liechtenstein.
  • "With their commitment and knowledge, the advisory teams open the door to comprehensive service that takes into account the personal requirements of the client. Even matters that go beyond traditional wealth management are analyzed, elaborated on and addressed perfectly here”, says the Elite Report’s editorial team.
  • The Elite Report‘s conclusion: "LGT serves as a 'beacon' that goes beyond the borders of German-speaking countries."

At the Wealthbriefing Asia Awards 2018, LGT was named "Best Boutique Private Bank Greater China" and "Best Pure Play Private Bank Southeast Asia". The awards honor stable and independent private banks which provide diverse and innovative wealth management services.

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

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" by the Financial Times publications PWM (Professional Wealth Management) and "The Banker" for the second consecutive year. It was also awarded the distinction "highly commended" in the “Best Private Bank for Socially Responsible Investing" category.

Jury member and Editor-in-Chief of PWM Yuri Bender: “The judges’ attention was drawn to substantial increases in client assets, net new money, numbers of customers and numbers of relationship managers, together reflecting LGT’s focused growth strategy.” They also noted LGT’s establishment of private banking platforms in key international locations, backed by a centralized IT infrastructure, thanks to which the bank was able to make a number of important acquisitions. “Combining these building blocks with expertise in alternative and socially responsible investments has helped LGT to construct a convincing story”, says Yuri Bender.

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 2018".

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

  • 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.