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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.

2020

Julius Baer awarded Outstanding Wealth Management Technology Implementation – Front End

Julius Baer has been awarded Outstanding Wealth Management Technology Implementation – Front End award at the Global Private Banking Innovation Awards 2020, hosted jointly by the Digital Banker and Global Private Banker. The judging panel felt that the Bank’s Digital Advisory Suite (DiAS) was deserved of the winner's title.

Julius Baer wins the Swiss Derivative Award ‘Best Market Maker’

Bank Julius Baer has won the Swiss Derivative Award 2020 "Best Market Maker" in the category Leverage Products for the second consecutive year. The award was voted for by an independent, top-class jury.

Julius Baer forecasters claim top rankings in FocusEconomics Analyst Forecast Awards

5 Julius Baer Research analysts have been singled out in the FocusEconomics 2020 Analyst Forecast Awards competed for by some of the world’s most renowned international banks and economic research firms. The awards recognise the achievements of the analysts who most accurately predicted the performance of the main macroeconomic indicators in 2019.

Bilanz ranked Julius Baer ‘number 1 private bank’ in Switzerland

The renowned Swiss business magazine Bilanz awarded Julius Baer a first place in the category ‘Private Banks’. The highly regarded ranking is based on the mystery shopping method, whereby the magazine acts undercover for a real client and examines the services of 100 banks in Switzerland.

Julius Baer wins multiple awards at the 2020 Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey

Julius Baer has won several awards in at 2020 Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey, including the categories 'Best Private Bank in Guernsey for Private Banking Services Overall', 'Best Private Bank in Russia for High Net Worth Clients' and 'Best Private Bank in Poland for Investment Management'.

2019

Private Banker International Awards Switzerland 2019: ‘Outstanding Private Bank Switzerland – Domestic Players’

For the fourth consecutive time, Julius Baer was awarded ‘Outstanding Private Bank Switzerland – Domestic Players’ at the Private Banker International Awards Switzerland 2019.

Private Banker International Awards Switzerland 2019: ‘Outstanding Wealth Management Technology Platform’

Julius Baer was honored to win ‘Outstanding Wealth Management Technology Platform’ at the Private Banker International Awards Switzerland 2019. Located in three different countries, the crew delivers state-of-the-art software, which is key to further improve Julius Baer’s excellent wealth management services. Private Banker International (PBI) is an editorially independent briefing service aimed at banks, financial services companies, related intermediaries, and technology vendors in the private banking and wealth management sector.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2018

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.

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 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'.

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.

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.

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.

2017

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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

2016

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.

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 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.

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 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’.

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 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 ‘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.