The European releases award winners for 2020

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Despite an extremely challenging and uncertain year, The European continues to acknowledge businesses that have been able to weather the storm, and boost the economy in a variety of sectors, such as Energy, Technology, Banking and Investment, and regional development in areas such as Europe, Latin America, Africa, MENA, Asia and Central & Eastern Europe. These companies and individuals have been recognised for progress, competitiveness and for outstanding performance in their respective fields.


The responses and the nominations The European have received are fully driven by business professionals. Companies are nominated according to their performance, product offerings, innovative business solutions, work environment / values, and marketing strategies.


The full list is as follows:



Best Crypto Broker 



Most Innovative Healthcare Solutions Provider 


Afore SURA 

Pension Fund of the Year – Mexico  


Afore SURA 

Best Diversified Investment Performance – Mexico 


African Open Sky 

Best Performing Aviation Company – Africa 


Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait 

Best Credit Card – Kuwait 


Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait – Egypt  

Best Performing Bank – Egypt 


Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait 

Best Project and Structured Finance Company 


Alex Katsaros, TopFX 

FX Broker CEO of the Year – Cyprus 


Al khalij Commercial Bank “al khaliji” 

Best Corporate Bank – Qatar  


Al khalij Commercial Bank “al khaliji” 

Best in Private Banking –  MENA 


Alter Equity 

Best ESG Private Equity Firm – France 


Al Waha Funds of Funds 

Best Sustainable Investment Fund Manager – Bahrain  


Arche Family Office 

Best Family Office – Luxembourg    


Arche Wealth Management 

Most Innovative Investment Company – Luxembourg 


Asia Forex Mentor 

Best Trading Education Provider – Singapore  



Best European Citizenship Provider – Europe  



Best Credit Insurance Solutions Provider – The Netherlands 


Augusto Mitidieri, Sintetica 

Best Performing CEO Pharma – Europe 


Augusto Mitidieri, Sintetica 

Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to the Pharma Industry 



#1 Broker 


AYA SOMPO Insurance 

Most Innovative General Insurance Company – Myanmar 


AYA SOMPO Insurance 

Outstanding CSR Initiative of the Year – Myanmar 


BACE Technologies Limited 

Most Innovative Identity-Protection AI Solutions (BACE API) – Ghana  


Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) 

Best International Offshore Programmes – Global 


Banco BCS 

Best Corporate Bank – Angola 


Banco BCS 

Best Private Bank – Angola 


Banco de Chile 

Bank of the Year – Chile 


Banco de Chile 

Best Bank for Financial Inclusion – Chile 


Banco de Chile 

Innovative Digital Bank of the Year – Chile 


Banco Finantia 

Best Private Banking – Portugal 


Banco Hipotecario de El Salvador 

Bank of the Year – El Salvador 


Banco Hipotecario de El Salvador 

Best Bank for Financial Inclusion and RSC – El Salvador  


Banco Hipotecario de El Salvador 
SME Bank of the Year – El Salvador 


Banco Interatlantico 

Bank of the Year – Cabo Verde 


Bank J. Safra Sarasin Ltd. 

Excellence for Swiss Private Banking Services – Switzerland  


Bank of China Macau Branch 

Best Bank for Cash Management  


Bank of China Macau Branch  
Best SME Partner Bank – Macau 


Bank of China Macau Branch  
Most Innovative Bank of the Year – Macau 


Banque Du Caire 

Best Fixed Income Banking Provider – Egypt 


Banque Du Caire 

Best Treasury Management Bank – Egypt 


Banque Du Caire 

Foreign Exchange Banking Provider – Egypt 


Banque Du Caire 

Liquidity Management Provider of the Year – Egypt 


Banque Misr 

Best SME Partner Bank – Egypt 


Banque Misr  

Innovative Digital Bank of the Year – MENA 


Barbara Singer, Executive Core 

Best Executive CEO in Leadership and Executive Coaching – Global  


BBVA Mexico 

Bank of the Year – Mexico  


BBVA Mexico 

Best Bank in Digital Innovation and Financial Inclusion – Mexico  



Bank of the Year – Mozambique  



Best SME Bank Partner – Brazil 



Innovation in Financial Inclusion and Social Responsibility – Brazil 



Best Forex Trading Innovation 



Bank of the Year – Lebanon   



Bank of the Year – MENA 



Strongest Performing Bank – Lebanon 


BNF Bank 

Bank of the Year – Malta  



Best Retail FX Broker – Europe  


BSK Global Technologies 

Best Data Analytics and Technology Provider – Kenya 


BSK Global Technologies 

Cyber Security Innovators and Risk Solutions of the Year – East Africa 


Catalyst Group 

Best Growth Strategy and Boutique Consultancy – USA 



Green Bond Issuer of the Year – LATAM 



Infrastructure Financing Company of the Year – LATAM 



Most Sustainable Financing Company of the Year – LATAM 


CIMB Bank Philippines 

Innovative Digital Bank of the Year – Philippines 



Best FDI Impact Performance – Latin America 



FDI Promotion Agency of the Year – Latin America 



Investment Hub for Technology Operation & Innovation – Latin America 


Citizenship by Investment Unit 

Best Global Citizenship By Investment Programme 



Banking Ambassador of the Year – Monaco  



Customer Service Private Bank of the Year – Monaco 


Cocolife Asset Management Company, Inc. 

Best Sustainable Investment Fund Management – The Philippines 


consus clinicmanagement GmbH 

Most Innovative Healthcare Consultancy of the Year – Germany  


COYOL Free Zone 

Business Hub for Life Science and Advance Manufacturing – Latin America 


COYOL Free Zone 

Latin America Free Zone of the Year – Latin America 


COYOL Free Zone 

Most Innovative Free Zone of the Year – Latin America 



Best Investment Platform for SMEs – Chile 

Best Regulated Crypto Exchange of the Year 

Cryptocurrency Leading Mobile App of the Year 


CRDB Bank 

Bank of the Year – Tanzania 


CRDB Bank 

Best Bank for Financial Inclusion Program – Tanzania 


Credicorp Capital
Best Diversified Investment Performance – Peru


Credicorp Capital
Investment Management Company of the Year – Peru


Credicorp Capital
Mutual Funds Company of the Year – Peru


Davivienda Corredores 

Brokerage Firm of the Year – Colombia  


Davivienda Corredores 

Capital Markets Company of the Year – Colombia 


Davivienda Corredores 

Mutual Funds Company of the Year – Colombia 


Digicel Group 

Most Digitally Inclusive Telecom Operator – Caribbean 


DPM Finanzas 

Best Independent Financial Advisory Firm – Spain 


EcoCash (Cassava Fintech) 

Most Globally Innovative Mobile Payment Solution – Zimbabwe 


EFG Hermes Foundation 

Best CSR Institution – MENA 



Best Cloud Services Provider – US  


Elkanis & Partners 

Best Innovation in Digital Farming Technology – Nigeria  


Elysios Smart Farming 

Best Innovation in Digital Farming Technology – Brazil  


Elysios Smart Farming 

Most Innovative Artificial Intelligence AgTech Solutions – Brazil 



Best CFD Broker – Europe 


Euro Exim Bank 

Most Innovative Trading Bank 



Best Digital Wallet – Iraq 



Most Disruptive Payments Technology Solutions – Iraq 



Most Reliable Forex Broker – Asia 



Most Reliable Forex Broker – LATAM 



Most Reliable Forex Broker – MENA 


Fidelis Finance 

Best Sustainable SME Growth Investment Partner – Cyprus  


Fidelis Finance 

Most Influential CEO Financial Industry – Burkina Faso 


Fides Treasury Services 

Best Performing Multi Banking Solutions Provider 


FINVIA Family Office GmbH 

Best Wealth Management Services – Germany  


Football Index 

Most Transparent Broker – UK 


FP Markets 

Best Online Trading Services – Australia  


FP Markets 

Most Trusted Forex Broker – Europe 


Government of Bermuda 

Best Recovery From Covid-19 



Most Innovative Recycling and Waste Management Solutions – Germany 


Halyk Bank 

Best SME Partner Bank – Kazakhstan 


Halyk Bank 

Innovation in Financial Inclusion and Social Responsibility – Kazakhstan  


Hong Kong Asset Management 
Best Performing Credit Fund – Hong Kong 


Honorable Lujaina Mohsin Haider Darwish 

Businesswoman of the Year – MENA 



Most Transparent Broker – South America 


House of Investment  

Best Investment Advisory Firm – Cyprus 


House of Investment 

Best Performing Boutique Investment Company – Cyprus 


HSBC Global Asset Management Mexico 

Asset Management Company of the Year – Mexico 


HQ Capital 

Alternative Investment Manager of the Year – Germany  


Inecobank CJSC 

Innovative Digital Bank of the Year – Armenia  


Information Security Forum 

Best Performing Advisory Firm in Cyber Security 



Best City Investment Promotion Team – Portugal  


Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University  

Best Education Provider in Islamic Economics and Finance – Turkey   


Ivan Tobar, Banco Finca 

Social Impact Leader of the Year – Ecuador  


Kairos Partners SGR 

Best Sustainable Investment Fund Management – Italy 


Kaiserwetter Energy Asset Management 

Best Energy Data Collection and Analysis Solutions – Germany    


Kenarava Group Limited 

Best Sustainable Agribusiness Innovator – Kenya  


Kelleher International
Top Global Matchmaker



Best e-Banking Product – Kuwait  



Most Innovative SME Bank Partner – Kuwait 


Kontora Family Office 

Wealth Management Family Office of the Year – Germany  


KwaZulu-Natal Joint Municipal Pension/Provident Funds 

Best Managed Retirement Fund – South Africa 


KwaZulu-Natal Joint Municipal Pension/Provident Funds 

Best Pension Fund of the Year – South Africa 



Most Disruptive Payments Technology Solutions – France 


Luc D’Urso, Atempo-Wooxo Group 
Best CEO in Cybersecurity – Europe 


Mabanee Company K.P.S.C 

Best Real Estate Developer Sustainable “Green” Development – Kuwait  


Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM) 

Best Investment Promotion Agency – Macau 



Best Performing MedTech CEO – Europe  



Most Innovative TeleHealth Services Provider – Europe 


MFS Africa 

Best Finance API – Africa 


Mr Abdoulaye K. Sory 

Most Influential CEO in Finance Industry – Burkina Faso  


Mr Max O Cisse, African Open Sky 

Best Performing CEO for the Aviation Industry 


Mr Patrick Bitature, Simba Group 

Best Entrepeneur of the Year – East Africa 


National Bank of Egypt 

Best Banking CSR Provider – Egypt 


National Bank of Egypt 

Best Banking Transactions Provider – Egypt 


National Bank of Egypt 

Best Corporate Loans Provider – Egypt 


National Bank of Egypt 

Digital Banking Provider of the Year – Egypt 


National Bank of Egypt 

Retail Banking of the Year – Egypt 


National Investments Company KSCP 

Best Investment Fund Management Company – Kuwait 



Best Performing Fine Wine Company of the Year 


Panthera Solutions SARL 
Best Financial Service Provider – Europe 


Powergas Africa Ltd 
CNG Production Company of the Year – Africa


Prime Lands Real Estate Development   

Best Real Estate Developer (Sustainable Green Development) – Qatar 


Promote Iceland 

Best Trade and Foreign Investment Promotion Team – Iceland 


Sai Gon J.S. Commercial Bank 
Best Banking Technology – Vietnam 



Best ESG Forestry and Renewable Raw Material – Sweden 



Innovative Digital Bank of the Year – Vietnam 


Simba Group 

Best Diversified Group Leadership – Uganda 



Best Raw Materials Sustainability – Africa  



Best Raw Materials Sustainability – Africa 


Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers Limited (SISL) 

Best Brokerage House – Nigeria 


Steve Durbin, Information Security Forum 

Managing Director of the Year in Cyber Security 



Cryptocurrency Trading and Exchange Platform of The Year 


String Analytics 

Most Innovative Credit Scoring Solution – Kenya 


Sura Investment Management 

Investment Management Company of the Year – Mexico  


Sura Investment Management 

Most Innovative Asset Management Company – Mexico 


Sura Investment Management 

Leading Company in Social Responsible Investment – Mexico 


Taishin Financial Holdings 

Best CSR Institution – Taiwan  


Taishin Financial Holdings 

Best Sustainable SME Growth Investment Partner – Taiwan 


T Bridge Venture Partners Ltd 

ESG Private Equity Firm of the Year  



Most Innovative Artificial Forestry Intelligence Tech Solutions – Estonia 


Toledo Capital AG 

Best Boutique Wealth Management – Family Office 



Best FX Liquidity Provider – Cyprus 



Best Trading Conditions 


Trade 360 

Best Gold Trading Broker 



Freight Transport and Logistics Company of the Year –  Mexico 



Most Innovative Integrated Logistics Solutions Company –  Mexico 


Triodos Bank NV 

Best Bank for Sustainable Finance – The Netherlands 



Best ESG Integrated Regional Energy Logistics Solutions – GCC  


Turnkey Africa 

Most Innovative Insurance Technology Solutions of the Year – East Africa 


Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA) 

Best ESG Industrial Free Zone Hub – East Africa 


Utopia Analytics 

Best AI & Machine Learning Solution for Data Analytics – Finland  


USG Group 

Best Trading Education Provider – Australia 


USG Group 

Most Transparent Broker – Australia 



Most Innovative Bank Relationship Management Solutions 



Innovation in Fintech – Egypt 


Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc 

Best Real Estate Corporate Governance – The Philippines 


Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc 

Most Innovative Real Estate Development Team – The Philippines 


Voltylab S.A.M 

Structured Products Firm of the Year – Monaco 



Best Backup Solution Provider – France  



Best IT Security Provider – France  


WP Energy Plc. 

Best Renewable Energy (LPG) Efficient Provider – Thailand 



Best Online CFD & FX Trading Broker – Global 



Best Customer Service Experience – Global 


For more details on The European Magazine Business Awards 2021, please click here.



Pete Sloan

Awards Liaison Officer

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