Awards & Achievements

Consensus Economics, one of the world´s most recognized analysis firms, has awarded Garanti BBVA the Forecast Accuracy Award for work by its economic analysis department. Garanti BBVA has become the the first bank in Turkey thanks to the accuracy of its economic forecasts (growth and inflation) for the Turkish economy in 2020.

Garanti BBVA ranked 1st by Corporate Governance Association of Turkey (TKYD) for categories “ Company with the Highest Corporate Governance Rating” and “Company with the Highest Corporate Governance Rating in Board of Directors category” in 2021’s XI. Corporate Governance Awards.

World Finance magazine has given two awards to Garanti BBVA in the 2020 edition of its Digital Banking Awards. BBVA’s Turkish unit has thus become the Best Digital Bank for the fourth consecutive year and was named as having the Best Mobile Application in the Turkish market.

Garanti BBVA, once again, became the only company from Turkey to be listed in the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index. 

Awarded the Best Trade Finance Bank in Turkey for the eighth consecutive year and Best Investment Bank in Turkey for second consecutive year by Global Finance, one of the world’s leading business magazines. 

Awarded in two categories at the Stevie International Business Awards; Transportation Cards Top-up developed on Garanti BBVA One, Garanti BBVA Mobile, and Garanti BBVA Internet won the Gold Stevie in the “Business Development in Financial Services” category, and Free Speech won the Bronze Stevie in the ”Customer Services Innovation in Financial Services” category. 

Won Bronze Certificate with Garanti BBVA Mobile in the “Digital Special - Mobile Application” category at Social Media Awards - Turkey Jury Awards.

Received Honour’s with Garanti Mobile in the “Mobile Sites & Apps: Financial Services / Banking” category at the Webby Awards. 

Garanti BBVA Factoring has been ranked 1st in 2F Export Factoring by FCI (Factors Chain International) with its transaction volume of 1.3 billion Euros in 2017. 

Garanti BBVA International NV (GBI) COO Marco Witteveen has been awarded with the annual The Innovation Manager Award (TIM) for most innovative IT-leader in the Netherlands. 

Garanti BBVA RANKED 3RD in “Best in Region: Central & Eastern Europe” category by IR Magazine after MOL Group and Sberbank. Garanti BBVA was also short-listed for “Best use of multimedia for IR” among 6 finalists including banks such as Banco Santander, Royal Bank of Scotland etc. This year, Banco Santander was awarded as the winner. It was the 3rd consecutive year that Garanti BBVA was nominated in this category. 

Named “BEST PROJECT FINANCE HOUSE IN CEE” for the third consecutive year and the “BEST STRUCTURED FINANCE HOUSE IN CEE” at the EMEA Finance Awards 2017

EMEA Finance, one of the leading finance publications covering EMEA region, awarded Garanti BBVA for 5 project financings in 9 different categories with a total project amount of US$ 5 billion. 

Garanti BBVA Asset Management was named as “BEST ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY” of Turkey by International Finance Magazine. Awarded with “BEST IN CLASS” on UX category and the “SECOND PRIZE” in General Mobile Banking Application category with Garanti BBVA Mobile in Europe in 2018 Mobile Functionality Evaluation by Forrester. 

Entitled to receive the “HONOR” AWARD with Garanti BBVA Mobile in the Mobile Sites & Apps: Financial Services / Banking category at the Webby Awards. 

Awarded in 2018 A.L.F.A. Awards with the EXCELLENCE in its customer experience management. Also Garanti BBVA’s Credit Card platform Bonus was recognized as “PERFECT CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE BRAND” in credit card category. A.L.F.A. Awards honors the brands that create a difference in their sector with the experience they deliver. 

Rewarded as “TURKEY’S BEST CASH MANAGEMENT PROVIDER”, for the 3th consecutive year by the world’s leading finance magazine Global Finance.

Garanti BBVA Securities was recognized as “THE MOST LIKED BROKERAGE HOUSE OF 2017” among Turkey’s Most Liked Companies. 

Awarded as “THE BEST RETAIL BANK OF TURKEY” by World Finance Magazine. 

Received “THE BEST RETAIL BANK OF EUROPE” award from European CEO Magazine for its customer experience, digital transformation in its branches, innovative projects and solutions such as instant shopping credit for e-trade sector. 

Recognized among “MOST HONORED” institutions as the only bank from Turkey in Institutional Investor Magazine’s survey of 2018 Emerging EMEA Executive Team Leaders. Among financials, our CEO ranked second in the category of “BEST CEO” as the only CEO from Turkey in the top 3 & Head of Investor Relations, ranked first as “BEST IR PROFESSIONAL” in the region. 

Honored as “BEST BANK FOR SUSTAINABLE FINANCE IN CEE” in Euromoney Excellence Awards. 

Received “OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE” award from KBC Belgium for achieving high quality straight through processing (STP) volumes for Euro payments. 

Commercial Cards VCF4 project awarded as “THE MOST INNOVATIVE VISA COMMERCIAL CARD PRODUCT” in Vizyonist 18 event that is organized by Visa. VCF4 system enables firms’ accounting teams to monitor workers’ spending via Visa corporate cards in detail. 

Cash Management Sales & Marketing Team received “BRONZE STEVIE” in 2018 Global Best Customer Service Category. 

Cash Management and Transaction Banking’s Business Development team recognized as “BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT/ TEAM OF THE YEAR” by Best in Biz Awards. 

Garanti BBVA Asset Management was named as “BEST INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT COMPANY” of Turkey by World Finance. 


Garanti BBVA Mobile Banking App has been awarded with a “GOLD STEVIE” in the category of Best Banking Application in the Financial Services & Banking. 

Garanti BBVA Bonus platform became “LOVEMARK” for 9th time in Turkey’s Most-Loved Brands (Lovemarks) Survey by Mediacat and Ipsos. Furthermore, Bonus was selected as “THE COOLEST BRAND OF THE YEAR” in credit card category in the COOL Brand Survey by Marketing Türkiye and Roamler Türkiye.  

Named as “TURKEY’S BEST DIGITAL BANK” by World Finance Magazine. 

Received “OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD” from Wells Fargo for achieving high quality straight through processing (STP) volumes for USD payments. 

Garanti BBVA Asset Management awarded as the “BEST INVESTMENT BANK OF TURKEY” by International Finance. 

Our mobile wallet BonusFlaş selected as the “BEST WALLET” IN TURKEY IN “CUSTOMER FOCUS” category on PSM Awards. 

BonusFlaş, was named the MARKET LEADER with its highest NPS score for two consecutive years. 

Garanti BBVA Mobile selected as “TURKEY’S BEST MOBILE APPLICATION” by World Finance Magazine. 

Garanti BBVA Mobile received “SILVER PRICE” in Turkey and the “GOLD PRICE” in the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) in the mobile application category at Smarties Awards. 

Garanti BBVA was granted awards at Davey Awards in three important categories. “GOLD PRIZE” for Garanti BBVA Mobile assistant “Ugi” in messaging and bots category for digital advertisement and marketing. “SILVER PRIZE” for tr in websites category. “SILVER PRIZE” with Garanti BBVA Mobile in mobile properties and user experience category. 

Received 1 SPECIAL PRIZE, 1 GRAND PRIZE, 1 CRYSTAL, 1 SILVER AND 1 BRONZE APPLE, a total of 5 awards this year at the 30th annual “Kristal Elma (Crystal Apple) Awards”, one of the most pstigious competitions in the world of advertising.