World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks in Latin America 2014

Global Finance

Names The World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks In Latin America 2014

GF Best Emerging Markets Banks 2014

New York, March 18, 2014

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magazine has named the World’s Best Emerging Markets Banks in Latin America in an exclusive survey to be published in the May 2014 issue.

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editorswith input from industry analysts, corporate executives and banking consultantsselected the best emerging markets bank in the region and in 25 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

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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

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. The banks that

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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.


Banco Santander
Argentina Banco Macro
Barbados Scotiabank Barbados
Belize Belize Bank
Bolivia Banco de Crdito de Bolivia
Brazil Ita Unibanco
Chile Banco de Chile
Colombia Bancolombia
Costa Rica Banco de Costa Rica
Dominican Republic Citi
Ecuador Banco Pichincha
El Salvador Banco Agrcola
Guatemala Banco Industrial
Honduras Banco Atlntida
Jamaica Scotiabank Jamaica
Mexico BBVA Bancomer
Nicaragua Banco Lafise Bancentro
Panama Banco General
Paraguay Banco Ita Paraguay
Peru BBVA Continental
Puerto Rico Banco Santander Puerto Rico
Trinidad & Tobago Scotiabank Trinidad & Tobago
Turks & Caocos Scotiabank Turks & Caicos
Uruguay BBVA Uruguay
US Virgin Islands Scotiabank USVI
Venezuela BBVA Banco Provincial