Euromoney ranks Íslandsbanki as the best bank and the best investment bank in Iceland

11.07.2014
Euromoney magazine has ranked Íslandsbanki as the best bank in Iceland for the second year in a row. Furthermore, Euromoney has ranked Íslandsbanki as the best investment bank in Iceland. Annually Euromoney awards the best banks in nearly 100 countries with the Awards for Excellence. 

The magazine considered several factors in its assessment of the Icelandic banks, including return on equity, quality of the loan portfolio, performance optimisation and market share in different business segments.

Effective goal setting and strong results

Since its establishment, Íslandsbanki has set clear and measurable objectives for the bank as a whole and its different units. The Bank’s objectives take departure in its vision to be number one in service in Iceland. The Bank strives to be a driving force in the reconstruction of Icelandic financial markets and to promote efficient and healthy operations. Íslandsbanki ranked highest among Icelandic banks in the 2013 Customer Satisfaction Index and several surveys show that the Bank is considered to be the most professional bank in Iceland by retail and corporate customers. 

Leader in investment banking 

Íslandsbanki has put emphasis on supporting and building a strong business environment in Iceland and an active and healthy capital market. This is reflected in the Banks’s strong position as a leading Investment Bank in Iceland where the Bank is a leader in managing new listings on the NASDAQ OMX Iceland. 

Birna Einarsdóttir, CEO: 

"We are proud to be ranked by Euromoney as the best bank in Iceland for the second year in a row. We are furthermore very pleased to be ranked as the best investment bank in Iceland as it reflects well our strategy to be a driving force in the reconstruction of the Icelandic capital markets.”

Tryggvi Björn Davíðsson, Managing Director of Markets: 

“It is an honour to have been selected the best investment bank in Iceland. The award is an important acknowledgement of our strategy and commitment to rebuild a competitive domestic financial market, capable of supporting corporate growth and innovation.“

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