World’s Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks in Europe 2013

Global Finance

names the 2013 World’s Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks in Europe


NEW YORK, July 23, 2013

Global Finance

has announced the First Round winners in the World’s Best Internet Banks competition in Europe. This is the 14th year

Global Finance

has named the World’s Best Internet Banks. Details on all First Round winners will be published in the September issue. First Round winners include Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Banks and Best Consumer Internet Banks at the country level. Winners were also selected in Asia, North America, Latin America, CEE and Middle East/Africa. The Regional and Global winners for these categories will be announced at an Awards Ceremony in New York City in November and published in the December issue of

Global Finance

. Also announced were Regional winners in Sub-Categories. Global winners in the Sub-Categories will also be announced at the Awards Ceremony and in the December issue. The list of First Round winners follows.

Winners were chosen among entries evaluated by a world-class panel of judges at Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing.

Global Finance

editors were responsible for the final selection of winners in the First Round.

Only banks that entered the competition were considered for awards, and awards were only given in those regions, countries and categories in which there were entries.

Winning banks were selected based on the following criteria: strength of strategy for attracting and servicing online customers, success in getting clients to use web offerings, growth of online customers, breadth of product offerings, evidence of tangible benefits gained from Internet initiatives, and web site design and functionality. Category winners, such as best in social media were selected based on the relative strength and success of those web products and services.

The Internet has transformed the way many consumers and most businesses bank, says Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher of

Global Finance

. The continuing improvements in Internet offerings represented by this years entries show that more significant Internet banking developments are still ahead of us.

Austria Citi
Belgium Citi
Finland Citi
France Citi
Germany Citi
Greece Eurobank
Ireland Citi
Italy Citi
Luxembourg Citi
Malta Bank of Valletta
Netherlands Citi
Norway Citi
Portugal Banco Espirito Santo (BES)
Spain Citi
Sweden Citi
Switzerland Citi
Turkey HSBC
United Kingdom Citi
Best Investment Management Services Citi
Best Online Cash Management Citi
Best Trade Finance Services Yapi Kredi Bank
Best Web Site Design Citi
Best Integrated Corporate Bank Site Citi
Best Information Security Initiatives Citi
Best in Mobile Banking Banco Espirito Santo
Best in Social Media Turkish Economy Bank (TEB)
Best Online Treasury Services Garanti Bank