Author: Andrea Fiano

Global Finance names the World’s Safest Banks 2011 in Latin America


NEW YORK, August 18, 2011 — Global Finance magazine ( has named the Safest Banks in Latin America in an exclusive survey to be published in the October 2011 issue. Winners were selected through an evaluation of long-term credit ratings—from Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch—and total assets of the 500 largest banks worldwide.

The full report evaluates the safest banks in Western Europe, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, the Middle East, North America, Latin America and Australasia.

“More than ever, customers around the world are viewing long-term creditworthiness as the key feature of the banks with which they do business,” says Joseph D. Giarraputo, publisher of Global Finance . “These banks have solid capital positions and superior risk management capabilities.”

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World’s Safest Banks 2011 in Latin America

Banco del Estado de Chile



Itaú Unibanco



Banco de Chile





Banco de Crédito e Inversiones



Banco Bradesco


Banco Mercantil del Norte


PR date: Global Finance magazine August 18, 2011

Ratings as of: August 11, 2011