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Awards and accolades

Over the years, Julius Baer has received many industry accolades in recognition of its excellence in the realm of wealth management.

The awards that we receive acknowledge our company’s strategic efforts and our successful positioning. These accolades also showcase our unwavering commitment to providing our clients with private banking excellence.

The following is a selection of the most recent awards that we have received.

2015

Julius Baer named ‘Best Private Bank Switzerland’ 2015 by CFI publication

Bank Julius Baer has won the accolade ‘Best Private Bank Switzerland’ from Capital Finance International (CFI.co) for the fourth time in a row. According to the judging panel, Julius Baer has once again proved that leadership is defined by choices shaped in the fullness of time. Furthermore, the bank has not only embraced financial technology, but now proactively drives innovation in order to ensure the bank can continue to excel in serving its clients’ interests and needs.

Julius Baer wins Swiss Derivative Award 2016 in ‘Best precious metal / currency / interest rate product’ category”

The JB Certificate on a USD Short to Mid-Term Fed Funds Rate Basket was named ‘Best precious metal / currency / interest rate product’ at the Swiss Derivative Awards 2016. This is already the fifth time that the Bank has received one of the prestigious accolades, awarded by a high-profile jury of independent experts.

Asian Private Banker Awards 2015: Julius Baer named “Best Private Bank – Fund Advisory Services” and “Best Private Bank – External Asset Manager’s Choice”

Bank Julius Baer has won two honours from Asian Private Banker’s Awards for Distinction 2015: the Bank was named “Best Private Bank – Fund Advisory Services” and “Best Private Bank – External Asset Manager’s Choice”. The first award is a new category that recognizes its winner for having the best global fund selection, distribution and after-sales capabilities, as well as client satisfaction. The second award, a fourth time win for Julius Baer, was determined by feedback that the editors received from external/ independent asset managers and multi-family offices. The Awards for Distinction are rewarded to private banks operating in Asia through a qualitative and quantitative point-based system by the judging panel of Asian Private Banker, a leading trade publication based in Hong Kong.

Julius Baer named ‘Bank of the Year in Switzerland’

Julius Baer received the accolade as ‘Bank of the Year in Switzerland’ from the renowned Financial Times publication ‘The Banker’ in London on

Bank Julius Baer honoured as best Swiss private bank in Fuchsbriefe’s quality test “Tops 2016”

The best wealth managers in German-speaking Europe are identified annually by finance publisher Fuchsbriefe. Julius Baer has achieved again outstanding results in 2015 as it was named No. 1 of the Swiss private banks. Further it also received the top spot in the category ‘Beratungsgespräch’ (Counselling Interview), second place in the category ‘Bestes Beraterteam’ (Best RM team) and overall ranking ‘Top Anbieter im Private Banking 2016’ (Top service leader in private banking 2016).

Global Private Banking Awards 2015: Julius Baer receives award for ‘Best Private Bank for Growth Strategy’

For the seventh consecutive year, Julius Baer wins an accolade at the Global Private Banking Awards, at this occasion as “Best Private Bank for Growth Strategy”. The award was bestowed to Julius Baer by the renowned Financial Times publications ‘PWM Professional Wealth Management’ and The Banker’. The jury based its positive verdict on Julius Baer’s consequent growth strategy, which cumulated in the successfully completed integration of Merrill Lynch’s International Wealth Management business in September 2015, positioning Julius Baer as the international reference in private banking.

Julius Baer has won two awards at the Private Banker International’s (PBI) Global Wealth Awards 2015

The Bank was presented with the ‘Most Effective Investment Service Offering’ award, and Thomas Meier, Head Asia Pacific, was named ‘Outstanding Private Banker – Asia Pacific’. The Bank was also highly commended as ‘Outstanding Global Private Bank – Asia Pacific’ and ‘Outstanding Wealth Planning and Trust Provider’.

For the sixth consecutive year, Julius Baer has been named ‘Best Boutique Private Bank 2015 in Asia’ by ‘The Asset’

Based on the stringent methodology and careful selection of the winners, “The Asset Triple A Awards” are Asia’s defining recognition for excellence and highly respected in the industry. Julius Baer has won 2015 this accolade already for the sixth year in a row – a confirmation of its client-centric business model.

Julius Baer named ’Pure Play Private Bank in Hong Kong and Singapore 2015’

Bank Julius Baer has won two accolades in the Wealthbriefing Asia Awards 2015.

’Corporate LiveWire’s 2015 Innovation & Excellence Awards’: Julius Baer honored as 'Most Outstanding in Private Banking Switzerland’

The ’Innovation Excellence Awards 2015’ are a recognition of outstanding companies who have proved to be resilient and creative but have also shown a willingness to adapt to the ever changing environment of their respective fields; attributes that have certainly been key to the winners’ exceptional performance and success.

Julius Baer wins Swiss Derivative Award in ‘Best Equity Product 2015’ category

The Julius Baer Tracker-Certificate on the Orphan Drugs Basket was named the “Best Equity Product 2015” at the Swiss Derivative Awards 2015. A high-profile jury of independent experienced specialists from the industry particularly valued its innovative approach in a prosperous and by the market not yet generally recognised niche segment.

2016

Julius Baer named ‘Best Private Bank – Pure Play’ by Asian Private Banker

Julius Baer has been named ‘Best Private Bank – Pure Play’ in the Asian Private Banker Awards for Distinction 2016. This is the second time that Julius Baer has won the accolade, testifying the Bank’s pure private banking positioning and strategy.

Julius Baer named ‘Outstanding Private Bank/Boutique Bank Switzerland – Domestic Player 2016’ by Private Banker International

Julius Baer, having demonstrated its worth through excellence, expertise and unique initiative, was selected ‘Outstanding Private Bank/Boutique Bank Switzerland – Domestic Player 2016’ by Private Banker International.

Julius Baer named ‘Foreign Private Bank of the Year Outside of Russia’

The Russian edition of SPEAR’S, magazine for high-net-worth individuals and representatives of the financial services industry, has named Julius Baer ‘Foreign Private Bank of the Year 2016 Outside of Russia’.

Julius Baer has won two awards at the Private Banker International’s (PBI) Global Wealth Awards 2016

The Bank was presented with the ‘Outstanding Private Bank for Growth Strategy – M&A’ award, and CEO Boris F.J. Collardi was named ‘Outstanding Private Banker’. The Bank was also highly commended in the category ‘Best Discretionary & Advisory Service Offering’.

Asiamoney: Julius Baer voted 'Best Pure-Play Private Bank in Asia'

Julius Baer has been voted 'Best Pure-Play Private Bank in Asia' in the private banking poll 2016 by Asiamoney. This annual poll covered five Asian markets and surveyed 1,944 respondents, who stated that they have at least USD 1 million in assets under management with private banks.

Julius Baer won two awards at The Asset Triple A Private Banking and Wealth Management Awards 2016

For the seventh consecutive year, Julius Baer was selected ‘Best Boutique Private Bank’ in Asia by ‘The Asset’. The publication also awarded the distinction of ‘Private Banker of the Year, Asia’ to Thomas Meier for helping to shape the industry during his 10-year tenure leading the Bank’s Asia operations.

Julius Baer wins the German Brand Award 2016

Julius Baer received the German Brand Award 2016 in the category of ‘Industry Excellence in Branding – Corporate and Financial Services’ from the German Brand Institute in recognition of its exceptional brand management in its industry.

Julius Baer named ‘Pure Play Private Bank’ in Hong Kong and Singapore 2016, WealthBriefingAsia

In the WealthBriefingAsia Awards 2016, Bank Julius Baer was named ‘Pure Play Private Bank’ in Hong Kong and Singapore, respectively. This is the second consecutive year that the Bank has received this title from a panel of judges drawn from the financial services industry jointly with the editors of WealthBriefingAsia.

2017

Double win for Julius Baer at the Swiss Derivative Awards 2017

Julius Baer has won two awards at the Swiss Derivative Awards 2017. The JB Certificate on the New Silk Road Basket II was named ‘best equity product’ and the 12M 0.81% p.a. JB Term Deposit Note with Daily Liquidity ‘best product on precious metals/foreign currencies’. This is already the sixth time that the Bank has received these prestigious accolades and the first time that the Bank has won two awards in the same year. The annual Swiss Derivative Awards recognise outstanding and innovative products and exceptional services in the Swiss derivative market

Julius Baer named ‘Outstanding Private Bank – Switzerland – Domestic Players 2017’ at the Private Banker International (PBI) Switzerland Awards

This is the second consecutive year that the Bank has received this title in recognition of its expertise and unique initiatives.

Julius Baer wins accolades at the Private Banker International’s (PBI) Global Wealth Awards 2017

Julius Baer has won the ‘Outstanding Private Bank for Growth Strategy – M&A’ award for the second consecutive year. Furthermore, the Bank was highly commended in the category ‘Outstanding Private Bank – Asia Pacific Regional Player’.

Julius Baer ‘Best Boutique Private Bank in Asia’ for eighth year in a row

For the eighth consecutive year, Julius Baer was selected ‘Best Boutique Private Bank’ in Asia by The Asset. The judge’s criteria to honour Julius Baer again were the pure private banking business model and the strong growth in new businesses.

Julius Baer wins Euromoney award as ‘World’s Best Bank for Wealth Management’

Julius Baer has been named ‘World’s Best Bank for Wealth Management’ for 2017 by Euromoney, a renowned global financial markets publication. This important distinction reflects the strong position Julius Baer has achieved around the globe by successfully implementing its growth strategy over the past decade – benefitting from its business model focused on pure private banking and its client-centric service excellence.

Two Extel awards for Kairos

Kairos Partners has been awarded as the leading ‘Pan-European hedge fund’ 2017 and ranked second in the category 'Best Fund Management Firm' based on a survey by the investment market research company Extel. The company conducts market studies across all three sides of the European equities investment community, delivering a comprehensive range of rankings, market trends and sentiment insights. The Extel survey is the largest study of its kind worldwide, with over 16,000 participants from 93 countries casting more than 445,000 votes. Kairos’ success in the alternative investments’ world is at the same time a great achievement for Julius Baer, as the Group holds an 80% stake in the company.

Double win for Julius Baer at the Swiss Derivative Awards 2017

Julius Baer has won two awards at the Swiss Derivative Awards 2017. The JB Certificate on the New Silk Road Basket II was named ‘best equity product’ and the 12M 0.81% p.a. JB Term Deposit Note with Daily Liquidity ‘best product on precious metals/foreign currencies’. This is already the sixth time that the Bank has received these prestigious accolades and the first time that the Bank has won two awards in the same year. The annual Swiss Derivative Awards recognise outstanding and innovative products and exceptional services in the Swiss derivative market.

Julius Baer named ‘Best Private Banking Group 2017’ by UAE Business Awards

Julius Baer’s Abu Dhabi Representative Office has been awarded ‘Best Private Banking Group 2017’ by the UAE Business Awards, which are issued by the quarterly financial publication MEA Markets. The UAE Business Awards are designed to celebrate the talent that has provided some of the best products and services in one of the most influential business regions from across the globe.

2018

Julius Baer named ‘Best Private Bank Philippines International’ by Asian Private Banker

For the second consecutive year, Julius Baer has been named ‘Best Private Bank Philippines International’ in the Asian Private Banker Awards for Distinction 2018. The Asian Private Banker is a leading trade publication based in Hong Kong. The repeated accolade is a testament of Julius Baer’s longstanding dedication to the Philippines and the unwavering trust from clients.

Private Banker International Switzerland Awards 2018: Julius Baer wins award in ‘Outstanding Private Bank Switzerland – Domestic Players’ category

In the Private Banker International Switzerland Awards 2018, Julius Baer was named ‘Outstanding Private Bank Switzerland – Domestic Players’. This is the third consecutive year that the Bank has received this title from an independent judging panel and PBI Editorial team members.

Global Private Banking Awards 2018: Julius Baer named ‘Best Private Bank in the UAE’

Julius Baer received the accolade as ‘Best Private Bank in the UAE’ from the renowned Financial Times publications ‘The Banker’ and ‘PWM Professional Wealth Management’ (PVM) at the Global Banking Awards 2018. The award is a further sign of recognition of Julius Baer’s achievements in the UAE.

Julius Baer wins triple award at Private Banker International's Global Wealth Awards 2018

Julius Baer was named "Outstanding Global Private Bank - Asia Pacific" by Private Banker International. For the third consecutive year, the bank was honored with the 'Outstanding Private Bank for Growth Strategy' award and also received recognition for 'Best Discretionary & Advisory Offering'.

Julius Baer has been honoured at the Spear’s Wealth Management Awards winning Private Bank of the Year (International)

The awards aim to acknowledge and honour entrepreneurs, philanthropists and others in the wealth management industry for their innovation, success and outstanding contribution. This includes wealth management firms and global private banks, lawyers and family offices.

Julius Baer ‘Best Boutique Private Bank, Asia’ for ninth year in a row

For the ninth consecutive year, the Bank has been named The Asset’s ‘Best Boutique Private Bank, Asia’. The judge’s criteria to honour Julius Baer again were its pure private banking business model and its focus on deepening its activities in domestic markets by forming locally-based partnerships in the region.

2019

Julius Baer wins at Private Banker International Global Wealth Awards 2019

For the fourth consecutive year, Julius Baer was honored with the 'Outstanding Private Bank for Growth Strategy' award at the Private Banker International Global Wealth Awards 2019.

Julius Baer ‘Best Boutique Private Bank, Asia’ for ten consecutive years

For the tenth consecutive year, the Bank has been named The Asset’s ‘Best Boutique Private Bank, Asia’. The judge’s criteria to honour Julius Baer again were its pure private banking business model alongside its strong balance sheet and continuing growth in new business.

Citywealth Magic Circle Awards – Private Bank of the Year 2019

Julius Baer was honoured to win ‘Private Bank of the Year’ at the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards in London. The awards celebrate the best wealth managers and advisers in the private wealth industry so this achievement is a fantastic recognition of our commitment to pure play private banking.

3D Award for portfolio transparency – presented by ARC

Julius Baer International Limited has been presented with ARC’s 3D Award. The award is an independent endorsement of our commitment to the principles of transparency, engagement and integrity across our portfolios.

Julius Baer wins three accolades at 2019 WealthBriefing Awards

Julius Baer International Limited was awarded ‘Specialist Investment Manager’, while Julius Baer Group was lauded in the categories of ‘External Asset Management Platform and Offering’ and ‘European Private Bank – Talent Management’. Showcasing ‘best of breed’ providers in the global private banking, wealth management and trusted advisor communities, the awards are designed to recognise and celebrate companies, teams and individuals.

Julius Baer wins Swiss derivatives award in the category "Best Market Maker"

At the Swiss Derivative Award 2019 awards ceremony, the independent high-profile jury named Bank Julius Baer as Best Market Maker in the category leverage products.

Julius Baer Guernsey recognized in the Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey 2019

Julius Baer in Guernsey has won the headline categories of ‘Asset Management’ and ‘Best Private Banking Services Overall’ in the 2019 Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey for an outstanding contribution to these sectors. Business magazine Euromoney runs its annual Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey as a qualitative review of the best services in private banking by region and areas of service.

Asian Private Banker Awards 2019: Julius Baer named ‘Best Private Bank Discretionary Portfolio Management’

For the first time, Julius Baer has been named ‘Best Private Bank Discretionary Portfolio Management’ in the Asian Private Banker Awards for Distinction 2019. The Asian Private Banker is a leading trade publication based in Hong Kong.