World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks in Central & Eastern Europe 2014

GF Best Emerging Markets Banks 2014

New York, March 17, 2014

Global Finance

magazine has named the World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks in Central & Eastern Europe in an exclusive survey to be published in the May 2014 issue.

Global Finance

editorswith input from industry analysts, corporate executives and banking consultantsselected the best emerging markets bank in the region and in 21 countries.

Criteria for choosing the winners included growth in assets, profitability, strategic relationships, customer service, competitive pricing, and innovative products. In addition, for the first time, a poll of

Global Finance

s corporate readership was conducted in order to increase the accuracy and reliability of the results.

This is the twenty first year that the magazine has selected top banking performers in emerging markets. The report covers best banks in Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

Faced with slowing growth and volatile markets, these banks are star performers under increasingly challenging conditions, said Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher and editorial director of

Global Finance

. The banks that

Global Finance

is honoring may not be the largest or oldest, but they are the best at targeting their products and offerings to the specific markets they serve.


Raiffeisen Bank International
Albania Intesa Sanpaolo
Belarus Priorbank
Bosnia & Herzegovina Raiffeisen Bank dd Bosnia i Hercegovina
Bulgaria UniCredit Bulbank
Croatia Privredna banka Zagreb
Czech Republic SOB
Estonia Nordea Bank Estonia
Hungary OTP Bank
Kosovo Raiffeisen Bank Kosovo
Latvia Nordea Bank Latvia
Lithuania SEB
Macedonia Komercijalna banka AD Skopje
Moldova Moldindconbank
Poland Alior Bank
Romania Banca Transilvania
Russia Sberbank
Serbia Raiffeisen Bank Serbia
Slovakia VB banka
Slovenia SKB Banka
Turkey Akbank
Ukraine PrivatBank