HSBC Private Bank announced that it has received two of the Private Banking industry’s most prestigious awards for its Middle East business. On November 8, HSBC picked up the award for Best Provider of Private Banking and Wealth Management Services, Middle East, at the 2012 Global Private Banking Awards, hosted in Singapore. The recognition comes just weeks after the bank was awarded Outstanding Private Bank in the Middle East at the 2012 Private Banker International Awards. HSBC Private Bank is one of the top international private banks in the Middle East, providing integrated banking, investment and wealth advisory services to clients across the region. At the 2012 Private Banker International Awards, HSBC Private Bank also took home Outstanding Private Bank - Asia Pacific and was commended as an Outstanding Wealth Planning & Trust Provider, and Outstanding Private Bank Latin America. It was also Highly Commended in the Best Private Bank in Hong Kong and Best Private Bank in Asia categories at the 2012 Global Private Banking Awards.