International Finance Magazine announces Financial Award winners for Mexico 2013.

2nd October 2013

International Finance Magazine (IFM), the London based online magazine with a viewership in over 200+ countries announced the financial awards 2013 for Mexico. The recipients have been chosen after a rigorous selection process by the internal team as well as key inputs from an external agency. International Finance Magazine honors achievers in the banking industry who have excelled in their areas of expertise and made contributions through activities of note. These awards are highly regarded within the industry as a mark of high performance, and represent an exceptional level of achievement; apart from financial performances the award also gives cognizance on the contributions made in corporate social responsibility which include charitable activities, better corporate governance and other achievements that impact the global finance community. The winners will be felicitated at a gala dinner on December 18th at Jumeirah Emirates Towers in the dazzling city of Dubai.

The recipients of the financial awards 2013 for Mexico are:

Grupo Financiero Banamex

Category: Most Socially Responsible Bank

It is Mexico’s second largest bank; acquired by Citigroup in 2001 it continues to operate as a subsidiary of Citibank. The bank has helped families affected by natural disasters such as hurricane, tropical storms in several states of Mexico, the bank supports activities and services to thousands of non-profit organizations.

Banco Interacciones

Category: Best Government and Infrastructure Raising Bank

A subsidiary of Mexican holding company Grupo Financiero Interacciones, it provides personal, corporate and government banking services. It also offers agri business support services, corporate and project financing services.

Santander Mexico

Category: Best Investment Bank

Headquartered in Santando, it is one of the largest banks worldwide. The bank provides services to many other countries besides Mexico, it offers personal banking products such as credit cards, personal loans, pension fund services and insurance. It also offers financing services, treasury management, trust management and foreign trade services.

Grupo Financiero Banamex

Category: Best Private Bank

Grupo Financiero Banamex, through its subsidiaries provides complementary or auxiliary services to various financial entities in Mexico and other countries. It provides services such as private banking, financing, investment, fiduciary, trust, treasury, ATM, cash management and safety services.

Banco Interacciones

Category: Best SME Bank

It provides comprehensive services for corporate banking, government banking, agribusiness, project and corporate financing and discount factoring.

Ace Insurance

Category: Best Insurance Company

Established in 1999, it offers policies covering property damage, liability, accident, life insurance, financial lines and personal lines. Besides it provides insurance for business which cover accidents, environmental risk, freight, political violence and terrorism.

Santandar Mexico

Category: Best Commercial Bank

It is one of the largest banks in the world by market capitalization and the number one bank in Eurozone. The Santander Group was ranked 43rd in the Forbes Global 2000 list of world companies. With 10 million customers, 1,170 branches and more than 13,000 employees, it is the third largest bank in Mexico.