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ABF Wholesale Banking, ABF Retail Banking and ABF Corporate & Investment Banking Awards 2021 now open for nominations

Be a part of the prestigious celebration on 1 July.

Asian Banking and Finance (ABF) is once again on the lookout across the Asia-Pacific Region for the best of the best in the banking and finance industries by honouring them with the following awards:

ABF Wholesale Banking Awards recognises banks that strive to give the best products and services to their clients despite facing various market and economic challenges. Commendable projects under the following categories are accepted:

  • Cash Management
  • Trade Finance
  • Project Finance
  • Technology & Operations
  • Foreign Exchange

The deadline for the ABF Wholesale Banking Awards entry submission is on 9 April 2021.


ABF Retail Banking Awards recognises outstanding banks that have introduced groundbreaking products and services that successfully adapted to the changing technological landscape. Exemplary projects under the following categories are accepted:

  • Domestic Retail Bank of the Year
  • Rural / Cooperative Bank of the Year
  • Finance Company of the Year
  • Advertising Campaign of the Year
  • Automobile Lending Initiative of the Year
  • Branch Innovation of the Year
  • Consumer Finance Product of the Year
  • Core Banking System Initiative of the Year
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year
  • Credit Card Initiative of the Year
  • Debit Card Initiative of the Year
  • Digital Banking Initiative of the Year
  • Employer Award of the Year
  • Financial Inclusion Initiative of the Year
  • Gold and Precious Metals Bank of the Year
  • Mobile Banking Initiative of the Year
  • Mortgage and Home Loan Product of the Year
  • New Consumer Lending Product of the Year
  • Online Banking Initiative of the Year
  • Online Securities Platform of the Year
  • Open Banking Initiative of the Year
  • Service Innovation of the Year
  • SME Bank of the Year
  • Social Media Initiative of the Year
  • Wealth Management Platform of the Year
  • Website of the Year

The deadline for the ABF Retail Banking Awards entry submission is on 30 April 2021.


ABF Corporate & Investment Banking Awards recognises domestic banks with outstanding corporate and investment banking deals and accomplishments. Outstanding projects under the following categories are accepted:

  • Corporate & Investment Bank of the Year
  • Debt Deal of the Year
  • Equity Deal of the Year
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Deal of the Year
  • Corporate Client Initiative of the Year
  • Syndicated Loan of the Year

The deadline for ABF Corporate & Investment Banking Awards entry submission is on 21 May 2021.

If you think you deserve to be on that top spot, send your nomination and be honoured as one of our esteemed list of winners. Entries will be judged by a set of banking and finance experts.

For more details, you can call Julie Anne Nunez at +65 3158 1386 or email her at julie@charltonmediamail.com. You can also visit ABF Wholesale Banking Awards, ABF Retail Banking Awards and ABF Corporate & Investment Banking Awards  for more information.

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