COGEFI Gestion: Best Portfolio Management Team France 2017

One of France’s premier investment services providers, COGEFI maintains a wide range of mutual funds open to both domestic and foreign investors via the new Euronext Fund Service Paris to which the firm recently subscribed. COGEFI Gestion, one of the

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Snam Rete Gas: Best Bond Issuer Corporate Governance Italy 2017

Italy’s Snam Rete Gas, the country’s principal natural gas transporter with pipeline network stretching almost 33,000km, has maintained and expanded its corporate success for over seventy years thanks to a solid governance framework that allowed the company to gain the

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EMK Capital: Best ESG-Responsible Investment Team UK 2017

A veritable repository of investment and corporate management expertise, UK-based EMK Capital uses the power of ESG standards and responsible investment principles to reinvigorate businesses, ensuring optimum returns. The approach enables EMK Capital to minimise the risks that usually result

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IBA Group: Best Aviation Advisory Firm United Kingdom 2017

If it flies, IBA handles it. The British firm supports the aviation market by advising on strategic investments, management of assets, aircraft appraisals, risk and freighter conversions. IBA possesses a vast proprietary fleet and valuable databases – IBA.iQ – allowing

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Caisse de Refinancement de l’Habitat (CRH): Best Social Impact Finance France 2017

Set up in 1985 to refinance mortgages issued by commercial banks, the Caisse de Refinancement de l’Habitat (CRH) has become one of the largest issuers of bonds in Europe. CRH is wholly-owned by its participating banks and is charged with

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Delen Private Bank: Best Digital Private Bank Belgium 2017

Some private banks have been slow to embrace the digital era. Not so at Belgium’s Delen Private Bank, recognised as a trailblazer in harnessing the power of IT to deliver a superior private banking product, with the attendant excellence in

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Talgo: Most Innovative Rail Technology Global 2017

Considered the next frontier in rail travel, high-speed commuter services pose severe challenges for manufacturers and operators alike, calling for the development of complex rolling stock capable of safely navigating sections of legacy track using multiple signalling systems. Whilst a

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The Access Bank UK: Best Africa Trade Finance Bank 2017

Deploying the power of technological innovation to attain and maintain both operational and customer service excellence has allowed The Access Bank UK to build up a commanding lead in trade finance. Though acting on a global scale, the bank enjoys

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fair-finance: Most Socially-Responsible Pension Fund Central Europe 2017

Austria’s provident funds – “Vorsorgekassen” – are quickly becoming institutional investors of note. The funds, legislated into existence in 2003, manage the mandatory employer contributions towards their workers’ severance pay packages. As contributions accumulate over time, the Vorsorgekassen have become

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EFiS EDI Finance Service: Best Payment Transaction Solutions Europe 2017

Taking the sting out of payment processing, EFiS implements tailored end-to-end solutions powered by a state-of-the-art IT backbone. The family-owned business declines to outsource any of its operations, preferring to keep all processes in-house. This allows EFiS to guarantee perfect

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