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Award-winning advice and services

We have been recongised for our award winning services and investment performance. LGT is one of the few international privately owned banks to allow its creditworthiness to be evaluated by independent rating agencies. For years now, LGT has consistently been awarded very high ratings. LGT’s leading position has also been confirmed by awards from reputable external bodies.

LGT Vestra awards

  • Winner of the Portfolio Adviser Wealth Manager Awards 2019 - 'Best Diversity Initiative'
  • Citywire Wealth Manager Investment Performance Awards 2018 - 'Best Cautious Strategy'
  • Citywire Wealth Manager Investment Performance Awards 2018 - 'Best Large Firm'
  • PAM Insight - 50 Most Influential 2018 – David Scott, Chairman and Ben Snee, CEO LGT Vestra
  • Citywire Wealth Manager Investment Performance Awards 2017 - 'Best Balanced Strategy'
  • PAM Insight - 50 Most Influential 2017 – David Scott, Chairman LGT Vestra
  • Financial Times 1000: The complete list of Europe’s fasting growing companies 2017
  • PAM Insight - 50 Most Influential 2016 – David Scott, Chairman LGT Vestra
  • PAM Awards 2015 – Commendation for Vestra Private Office – 'Total Wealth Solutions Provider for UHNWs'
  • Winner of 2014 International Hedge Fund Award: Highly Recommended Wealth Management Firm of the Year
  • London Stock Exchange - Top 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain
  • Winner of LondonlovesExcellence Awards 2013 – Business and Finance category
  • Winner of Wealth Adviser 2013 Best Wealth Manager for Growth Portfolios (UK)

Our internal initiative #included was awarded 'Best Diversity Initiative' at the Portfolio Adviser Wealth Manager Awards 2019.

Judging for the diversity awards was based on entrants’ answers to set questions, asking to explain how these themes have been implemented in the company and how it has benefited clients, with examples to back it up.

Our Balanced Model Portfolio Service was awarded the 'Best Cautious Strategy' at the Citywire Wealth Manager Investment Performance Awards 2018.

Citywire's annual Wealth Manager Performance Awards are based on performance research firm Asset Risk Consultants' (ARC) respected analysis and are strictly quantitative, focusing on risk-adjusted performance over a three-year period. The awards recognise investment managers who deliver consistently great performance for their clients.

We were awarded 'Best Large Firm' at the Citywire Wealth Manager Investment Performance Awards 2018.

Citywire's annual Wealth Manager Performance Awards are based on performance research firm Asset Risk Consultants' (ARC) respected analysis and are strictly quantitative, focusing on risk-adjusted performance over a three-year period. The awards recognise investment managers who deliver consistently great performance for their clients.

LGT Vestra's Chairman and CEO, David Scott and Ben Snee were awarded 'Most Influential' in PAM's Top 50, an award which recognises leaders in the key private client-oriented professional advisory segments of the private client world.

Our Balanced Model Portfolio Service was awarded the 'Best Balanced Strategy' at the Citywire Wealth Manager Investment Performance Awards 2017.

Citywire's annual Wealth Manager Performance Awards are based on performance research firm Asset Risk Consultants' (ARC) respected analysis and are strictly quantitative, focusing on risk-adjusted performance over a three-year period. The awards recognise investment managers who deliver consistently great performance for their clients.

LGT Vestra's Chairman, David Scott was awarded 'Most Influential' in PAM's Top 50, an award which recognises leaders in the key private client-oriented professional advisory segments of the private client world.

LGT Vestra was featured in the annual ranking of Europe's fastest growing companies, the driving force of the continent's economy in the 21st century.

LGT Vestra's Chairman, David Scott was awarded 'Most Influential' in PAM's Top 50, an award which recognises leaders in the key private client-oriented professional advisory segments of the private client world.

Our Private Office were "highly commended" in the 2015 PAM Awards Total Wealth Solutions Provider for UHNWs category.

These are the most sought after awards in the UK wealth management sector, covering the consistency of both investment performance and client service levels.

The Hedge Fund Awards celebrate the very best this asset class has to offer and LGT Vestra was awarded 'Highly Recommended Wealth Management Firm of the Year'.

'1000 Companies to Inspire' is London Stock Exchange Group's celebration of some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK and Europe. LGT Vestra was featured in this list.

These awards recognise London's best businesses and entrepreneurs and LGT Vestra won the Business and Finance category.

The Annual Wealth Adviser Awards recognise excellence among wealth managers and service providers and LGT Vestra was awarded the Best Wealth Manger for Growth Portfolios.

LGT Ratings Private Banking

  • Moody's: Aa2
  • Standard & Poor's: A+

The rating agency Moody’s rates LGT Bank Ltd. at Aa2, thereby officially testifying to the bank’s very high creditworthiness and reliability.

Moody's reorganization assessment
Moody's rating report

LGT Bank Ltd. is one of the few private banks that has its creditworthiness officially assessed and it consistently receives a high rating of A+ from Standard & Poor’s.

Standard & Poor's rating report

Research Update, 12 May 2020

LGT Awards for Private Banking

  • Fuchsbriefe-Report
  • Handelsblatt Elite Report
  • Global Private Banking Awards
  • WealthbriefingAsia Awards
  • Global Finance's Best Private Bank Awards 2020

Tops 2020 - The best asset managers

  • The renowned Fuchsbriefe designated LGT as "good" and ranked it among the best asset managers in the German-speaking countries.
  • LGT continues to rank fourth on the perpetual list of top asset managers in German-speaking countries.

Special Report: The Elite Among Wealth Managers 2020

  • For the fourth consecutive year, LGT received the highest score of all participating asset managers in the Elite Report. LGT was also awarded the “summa cum laude” rating for the 17th consecutive time and was selected as the leading private bank in Liechtenstein.
  • LGT “convinces (...) with its clearly recognizable inner intelligence, careful analyses and supporting wealth structures. Individual commitment to finding solutions and customized implementation serve as strong guidelines for this attractive wealth-enhancing culture,” said the editors of the Elite Report.

For the second time and as the first bank ever, PWM (Professional Wealth Management) of the Financial Times Group and "The Banker" awarded LGT the title "Best Private Bank for Alternatives" in 2019.

Yuri Bender, jury member and Editor-in-Chief of PWM, sees LGT’s success as lying clearly in LGT’s long-term approach and ongoing commitment to alternative investments: "This category was hotly contested. But many of the providers have dipped in and out of alternatives according to prevailing fashion. With its long-term commitment and broad expertise in alternative investments, LGT therefore clearly stood out among the other contenders."

 

At the 2019 WealthBriefingAsia Greater China and South East Asia Awards, LGT was chosen as the “Best Private Bank for Family Governance.” At the 2018 WealthBriefingAsia Awards, it was named the “Best Boutique Private Bank Greater China” and the “Best Pure Play Private Bank Southeast Asia.”

The award honors the best providers in the international private banking, wealth management and investment advisory sector.

 

"Best Boutique Private Bank Greater China" and "Best Pure Play Private Bank Southeast Asia".

In 2019, LGT was recognized as "Best Private Bank for Family Governance Greater China" at the WealthBriefingAsia Greater China Awards. In the year prior to this, LGT had been named "Best Boutique Private Bank Greater China" and "Best Pure Play Private Bank Southeast Asia" at the WealthBriefingAsia Awards.

The awards honor stable and independent private banks which provide diverse and innovative wealth management services.

At the Best Private Bank Awards 2020 of Global Finance Magazine, LGT was named "Best Boutique Private Bank in the World" for the second consecutive year. With this award, Global Finance recognized LGT's successful growth path in recent years. Especially in Switzerland and Asia, LGT has become one of the top private banks and, thanks to its unique ownership structure, has never lost its roots.

 

"Best Boutique Private Bank Greater China" and "Best Pure Play Private Bank Southeast Asia".

In 2019, LGT was recognized as "Best Private Bank for Family Governance Greater China" at the WealthBriefingAsia Greater China Awards. In the year prior to this, LGT had been named "Best Boutique Private Bank Greater China" and "Best Pure Play Private Bank Southeast Asia" at the WealthBriefingAsia Awards.

The awards honor stable and independent private banks which provide diverse and innovative wealth management services.