Press Release

Bank of the West Named Best Private Bank for Client Service by Private Asset Management
San Francisco, CA | Feb 12, 2015

Bank of the West has been named Best Private Bank for Client Service by Private Asset Management (PAM) magazine. Designed for investment professionals and wealth advisors operating within the private asset management industry, the PAM Awards recognize financial organizations that successfully service high-net-worth individuals in an increasingly complex economic environment.

“We place our clients at the center of all that we do, so it is very gratifying to receive this recognition from Private Asset Management.  An increasing number of new clients are turning to our team, while our ongoing clients continue to express high levels of satisfaction with the advice, solutions and service level that we are able to deliver to them.  Their confidence in us is what enables us to win awards like this,” said John Bahnken, Group Head and Senior Executive Vice President of the Wealth Management Group at Bank of the West. “We are rapidly expanding the services we provide and draw on the deep knowledge of our team to deliver the banking, investing and advisory solutions that our affluent and high net worth clients have come to expect from Bank of the West.”

A panel of independent industry experts and PAM representatives reviewed the candidate firms and selected winners in each category based on a mixture of qualitative and quantitative performance indicators in four areas, including client satisfaction, growth, financial progress and product innovation.

More about the awards and PAM magazine can be found online at https://www.etouches.com/ehome/105135/232980/?&.

Bank of the West Wealth Management provides wealth planning consulting, investment management*, personal banking, and trust services. The group is part of BNP Paribas' global wealth management business of more than 6,000 professionals in 30 countries worldwide with over $10 billion** in assets under management in the United States $404 billion (€295 billion) in assets under management globally as of June, 2014.

About Bank of the West:

Bank of the West is a regional financial services company chartered in California and headquartered in San Francisco with $69 billion in assets. Founded in 1874, Bank of the West provides a wide range of personal, commercial, wealth management and international banking services through more than 650 offices in 22 states and digital channels. Bank of the West is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, which has a presence in more than 75 countries with 180,000 employees. 

Media contact:
Ayele Ajavon, Bank of the West Corporate Communications
Office: (415) 432-3501
Ayele.ajavon@bankofthewest.com

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Bank of the West Wealth Management offers products and services through Bank of the West and its various affiliates and subsidiaries.Securities and variable annuities are offered through BancWest Investment Services, a registered broker/dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC. Financial Advisors are Registered Representatives of BancWest Investment Services. Fixed annuities/insurance products are offered through BancWest Insurance Agency in California, (License #0C52321), through BancWest Insurance Agency in Utah and through BancWest Investment Services, Inc. in AZ, CO, IA, ID, KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, OR, SD, WA, WI, WY, HI, GUAM and CNMI. Bank of the West and its various affiliates and subsidiaries are not tax or legal advisors.

BancWest Investment Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of the West and a part of the Wealth Management Group. BancWest Corporation is the holding company for Bank of the West. BancWest Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas.
Investment and Insurance products:

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NOT BANK GUARANTEED

MAY LOSE VALUE

NOT A DEPOSIT

NOT INSURED BY ANY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AGENCY

 

 

** Including assets under supervision at BancWest Investment Services

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