TORONTO, June 8, 2012 /CNW/ - For the third year in a row Scotiabank was
today named Best International Trade Bank in Peru by Trade Finance magazine.
"Scotiabank's Global Transaction Banking (GTB) unit is honoured to
receive this recognition from Trade Finance magazine for a third year in a row, underscoring our ongoing dedication
to our customers and the highest standards of excellence," said Alberta
G. Cefis, Executive Vice-President and Head, Global Transaction Banking
(GTB), at Scotiabank. "GTB distinguishes itself by building
long-standing relationships with its clients through integrated and
seamless cross-border trade solutions. This client-focused operating
philosophy is a cornerstone of our business."
The 2012 Global Trade Finance Awards for Excellence are based on a
readers' poll. Voting is conducted through the Trade Finance magazine website.
"Scotiabank is grateful to the readers of Trade Finance magazine who acknowledged Scotiabank's outstanding array of products
and services by voting for us again in this year's poll," said Paul
LeBlanc, Senior Vice-President, Trade Services and Financial
Institutions, GTB, at Scotiabank. "Scotiabank's continued success and
strength in Latin America is a result of the Bank's dedication to
providing our customers with relevant products and services."
Scotiabank Peru is the third-largest bank in Peru, with more than 10,000
employees, and 268 branches across the country. Scotiabank offers a
full suite of trade finance products through an online delivery
platform in Peru. Scotiabank Peru also offers a wide range of retail,
commercial, treasury, corporate and investment services. Scotiabank's
Latin American footprint also includes operations in Peru, Brazil,
Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador,
Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. Scotiabank
already has more than 32,000 employees, 2,605 ABMs and 1,889 branches,
kiosks and other offices in the region, including affiliates.
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and
Canada's most international bank. With more than 77,000 employees,
Scotiabank and its affiliates serve some 19 million customers in more
than 55 countries around the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of
products and services including personal, commercial, corporate and
investment banking. With assets of $637 billion (as at January 31,
2012), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges
(BNS). For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.
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