Euromoney recognizes ForteBank as the Best Bank in Kazakhstan
ForteBank received the award as the Best Bank in Kazakhstan according to a authoritative international magazine Euromoney.
Guram Andronikashvili, a Chairman of the Board of ForteBank, commented on receiving of the award: “On behalf of ForteBank, I would like to express my gratitude to Euromoney jury for a high assessment of our work. This award confirms that despite the challenging times caused by the pandemic, our Bank has chosen the right strategy that allows us to grow and offer our clients high quality services and products. I am grateful to every Forte client for their trust and loyalty to the Bank, as well as to every Forte employee for hard work and contribution to the Bank's development."
As the editor of Euromoney magazine Lucy Fitzgeorge-Parker notes, “Prudent management and fast-paced innovation helped ForteBank consolidate its position as a rising star in Kazakhstan’s competitive banking market last year and make the number four lender a worthy winner of the award for best bank in Kazakhstan. Impressive returns were balanced by solid fundamentals, while the launch of a suite of ecosystem products put down a marker for future growth”.
The Euromoney Award are given to the leaders in banking, finance and investment in 100 countries around the world since 1992 and is considered one of the most prestigious in the international financial world. Euromoney pays special attention to maintaining high standards of impartiality, fairness and accuracy in determining the winners. Editors, experts and analysts carefully examine the activities of each candidate bank, conduct their own market soundings with international correspondent banks, pick up brain of prominent financiers and bankers. The decision-making process usually takes two months.
According to Euromoney magazine editor Lucy Fitzgeorge-Parker: “Banks awarded by Euromoney as part of the Awards for Excellence have a reputation of strong financial institutions, despite all the objective difficulties of doing banking in the modern world. They provide first-class financial services and are trusted by clients. Last year we received almost 1,000 submissions from banks in our regional and country awards programme that covers more than 50 regional awards and best bank awards in close to 100 countries.”
ForteBank is one of the most stable, liquid and well-capitalized banks in the country. Over the past 12 months, ForteBank was recognized as the "Best Bank of Kazakhstan" for the second time according to Asiamoney, for the third time it was recognized as "Bank of the Year in Kazakhstan" according to The Banker magazine, and for the fourth year in a row, "The Best Bank of Kazakhstan" according to the magazine Global Finance.