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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 2015 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 Hong Kong Awards 2016
  • The Banker "Bank of the Year Awards 2015"
  • Global Private Banking Award 2015

Tops 2016 - The best asset managers

The renowned Fuchsbriefe designated LGT as “wholly commended” and recognized the bank as the best provider in Liechtenstein.

  • LGT takes an outstanding seventh-place ranking on the all-time best list of top wealth managers in Europe.
  • “A visit that was well worth the while”, wrote Fuchsbriefe. “LGT makes a solid, reliable impression, the client advisors impress through their ability to listen attentively, their clear communication, their expertise both in investment and tax matters, and their ability to accurately identify the fundamental aspects of our objectives and develop approaches by which to achieve these.”

Special Report: The Elite Among Wealth Managers

  • The Elite Report considered LGT to be one of the leading private banks in Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Austria and awarded LGT the highest possible rating of “summa cum laude” for the 13th time on succession. “LGT holds a place in the uppermost segment, and is one of the best wealth managers in the German-speaking world”, said Hans-Kaspar von Schönfels, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Elite Report.
  • “LGT’s services are impressive, in particular for clients with a medium and long-term focus, as these demand a high level of stability for their assets”, stated the Elite Report’s editorial team. “Many providers in Switzerland, but also Germany, would do well to take this level of quality as an example.”

At the WealthBriefingAsia Hong Kong Awards 2016, LGT was named “Best Private Bank - Client Service“ and shortlisted for “Best Pure-Play Bank”. The award honors the best provider within the global private banking, wealth management and trusted advisor community.

The Banker, an internationally leading 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.

The Professional Wealth Magazine and The Banker, two highly-regarded business publications belonging to the Financial Times Group, selected LGT as the best private bank in Liechtenstein for the second consecutive year. LGT also received a “highly commended” rating in the sustainable investing segment.

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.