#Investments — 19.10.2016

Wealth Management lauded with 5 wins at PBI Global Wealth Awards 2016

BNP Paribas was among a handful of players to receive quintuple or more wins in the 2016 Private Banker International Global Awards.  More than 80 institutions competed for one of the most established and coveted industry distinctions.  Senior management team from Wealth Management APAC accepted the five accolades on behalf of the Bank at a gala dinner held at
the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore on October 14.  

For the 5th consecutive year,  the Bank emerged victorious in the category Best Private Bank Europe.   And for the first time,  the award category considered by many to be the
"Holy Grail" of wealth management : Best Private Bank for UNHW was won by our firm;  clinching this honour from our European competitors who have been dominant in this space.
Besides these two impressive wins,  we also won in the Highly Commended category for Best Private Bank North Asia,  Best Next Generation Offering, and Best Family Office Offering.

To add to the accolades, Mignonne Cheng, Chairman and CEO for BNP Paribas Wealth Management in APAC was named Outstanding Private Banker of the Year, Asia Pacific : the crown jewel award of the evening.  She was commended by the judging panel for her distinguished career achievements and pivotal contributions to the industry.  This marked the
2nd consecutive year for her to receive such recognition.  She was the recipient of Private Banker of the Year from The Asset Triple A Wealth Management Awards in 2015.

Commenting on the latest wins, Vincent Lecomte, Co-Head of BNP Paribas Wealth Management, said: “It is a great honour to be recognized.  These awards are a tangible demonstration of team work and showcase our best-in-class performance and innovation that we bring to our clients.  They are not simply about winning, they tell a lot about our industry
and how it has evolved, grown and excelled.   We are deeply committed to building a trusted, responsible and sustainable industry to the best interests of our clients and society.”

Mignonne Cheng commented: “These are truly a testament to our distinctive client-focused business model.  By working across business and product lines, we provide the best solutions
for our clients.  We shall continue to design and deliver the right products and services aided by innovative partnerships and new delivery technologies to venture forward. ”