WealthBriefing European Awards 2015

Overview

2013 saw the launch of the WealthBriefing European Awards as WealthBriefing set to spread the word about the profession’s achievements to a wider audience. The awards have grown year on year and 2015 promises to attract in the region of 450 – 550 senior banking and wealth management professionals.

The awards are focused around three main category groupings:

  • experts (individuals and teams);
  • products and
  • services for wealth managers and clients and institutions of all sizes and types.

Independence, integrity and genuine insight will be the watchwords of the judging process. This involved specially convened expert panels drawn from both private banks and trusted advisors and support by relevant third-party organisations.

Winning a WealthBriefing award sets firms apart from their competitors and is a tangible demonstration that they have something special to offer, rewarding achievement, showcasing top class performance and innovation.

We look forward to receiving your entries and seeing you at the 2015 awards ceremony.

Timing

Entries open 1 September 2014
Entries close 23 January 2015
Shortlist announced 25 February 2015
Award ceremony 30 April 2015

Key Dates

Judging Process

There will be two judging panels for the awards. A panel of trusted advisors who will be responsible for judging the private banking categories. A second panel of private bankers will judge the trusted advisor categories. This is to ensure that commercially sensitive information is kept confidential and to avoid conflicts of interest.

Trusted Advisor Panel

Ausaf Abbas

Managing Director

Coombe Advisors

Ausaf Abbas founded Coombe Advisors to provide strategic, business and financial advice to a network of clients and associated businesses, with a focus on family offices, the wealth management industry and growth-oriented companies. Prior to that, Ausaf had a 25-year career at Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley, where he held various senior management positions in both investment banking and wealth management. His international experience includes 13 years based in Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo, and extensive experience managing wealth businesses across the MENA region. His broad range of interests include acting as senior advisor to a real estate investment banking firm and serving as a director of a charity.

Paul Ayres

Partner

BDO

Paul joined BDO in 2000 becoming a partner in 2006 where he is now head of the firm’s national private client practice. Paul advises in respect of all private client related tax matters but with a particular specialism in advising clients on their residence and domicile positions. Recognised as one of the most influential individuals in the wealth management industry, Paul is also is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Philippe Bongrand

Partner, Wealth Management

Oliver Wyman Financial Services

Philippe Bongrand is a partner at Oliver Wyman Zurich, from where he serves exclusively wealth managers and private banks on growth, transformation and digital opportunities.

He has 20 years of both industry and consulting experience for wealth managers. Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, Philippe was at UBS Wealth Management in Zurich for seven years in charge of global functions such as strategy, business development, sales force effectiveness and marketing.

Philippe started his career at Paribas within the internal risk audit (“Inspection - Generale”) function and worked at Booz, and The Boston Consulting Group, where he was principal in charge of wealth management.

Rosalyn Breedy

Partner

Wedlake Bell

Rosalyn Breedy‘s corporate and financial services practice specialises in advising trust companies, family offices, fund managers and entrepreneurs. Rosalyn has been noted for her incisive ability to interpret overlapping cross-border corporate and financial services laws. She enables clients to effortlessly achieve their strategic goals. With an international client base, Rosalyn provides clients with a uniquely holistic approach to the legal aspects of structuring, business advisory, deals, private capital investments, and regulatory compliance. Rosalyn writes regularly on financial regulation and private wealth matters.

Tom Burroughes

Group Editor

ClearView Financial Media

Tom Burroughes is group editor of ClearView Financial Media, publisher of WealthBriefing, WealthBriefingAsia and Family Wealth Report. Tom has worked at ClearView since 2008, reporting on news stories, interviewing industry leaders, writing features and comment pieces, and has spoken at conferences in London, Guernsey and Vienna, among other locations. He has discussed the industry’s issues on Reuters television and the BBC. Previously, Tom was wealth management editor of The Business, the weekly UK magazine run by the Telegraph Group, from 2007 to 2008. Before that, he was a correspondent in various roles at Reuters, the global newswire. Between 1994 and 2000, he was a reporter for Market News International, a New York-headquartered newswire.

James Campbell

Partner

Bedell Cristin

James is a partner at Bedell Cristin. He advises professional trustees and intermediaries in the Channel Islands, Geneva and internationally on all aspects of Jersey trust law to include the settlement, ongoing operation and restructuring of trusts.

James is co-author of the recently published “Guidelines for Jersey Directors” published by the IoD and is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences. James is ranked as a “leading lawyer” by the Legal 500 2014 directory where they say he is “the standout trust lawyer of his generation in the island”. The Chambers 2015 directory states that James “provides coherent, competent, concise and clear advice on what can be extremely technical issues” and includes James in their “leaders in their field” listing.

Sebastian Dovey

Managing Partner and Co-Founder

Scorpio Partnership

Sebastian is managing partner and co-founder of Scorpio Partnership, established in 1998. The firm is the pre-eminent strategic R&D business hub of the global wealth industry and as of 2014 is owned by Aon Group. Over two decades it has established the now accepted practice of studying the financial habits of the rich and their advisors globally to assist corporate clients in becoming more profitable. In this, Sebastian supports the multinational teams around him in managing their development and execution of creative strategic recommendations surrounding marketing, client journey, business development, brand, M&A, strategy and business efficiency in companies that serve the wealthiest in the world.

William Drake

Co-Founder

Owl Private Office

Co-founder of Lord North Street Private Investment Office, which was sold to Sandaire Investment Office in 2014, William Drake is a co-founder of Owl Private Office and chairman of RFR Property Private Office.  A barrister and US attorney, William worked in the investment and corporate finance business from 1979 at Kleinwort Benson and Granville before establishing Lord North Street in 2000. He has advised public and private companies and their owners on a wide range of matters. He is an experienced participant in investment committees , non-executive director and chairman.

Catherine Grum

Group Head of Family Office Services

Salamanca Group

Catherine Grum is head of Salamanca Group’s private office. She is responsible for developing a new model to help families with complex needs and busy lives to deliver on their personal and strategic objectives. This builds on the integration of the recently acquired trust & fiduciary business with the other services offered across Salamanca. Before joining Salamanca, Catherine was head of wealth advisory (EMEA) for Barclays Wealth & Investment Management, leading the delivery of wealth structuring, succession planning and relocation solutions.

Catherine started her career at Allen & Overy where she qualified as a solicitor and then worked in the firm’s private client department, providing wide-ranging legal and tax advice to HNWIs and family offices.

Keith MacDonald

Head of Wealth Management

EY

Keith MacDonald is a partner in EY’s global financial services practice where his responsibilities include leading its services to wealth managers and private banks.  He has led a wide range of strategic and transformational programmes across the industry, UK and internationally.  He leads EY’s development and thought leadership in the wealth management and private banking sector, and is a regular contributor to conferences and publications.  Prior to joining EY, Keith was a partner at Capco leading the firm’s retail/corporate/wealth practice.  Before that he was vice president of Capgemini Ernst & Young where he ran the banking consulting business.

Marnin J Michaels

Partner

Baker & McKenzie Zurich

Marnin Michaels has been practicing for more than 15 years in the areas of tax and international private banking. He also handles insurance matters, particularly as it relates to tax investigations and wealth management.

Marnin has written extensively for many international publications and focuses his practice on international estate planning and taxation of trusts for families with connections in the US. He counsels clients on US withholding tax and qualified intermediary rule, as well as money laundering avoidance legislation.

Richard Nunnelly

Vice Chairman

Floreat Wealth Management

Richard spent his early career as a bonds fund manager and analyst with BZW but then spent close to two decades in The British Army. Returning to fund management he became a director at Mercury Asset Management and Cazenove Capital Management. He then became a director of Singer & Friedlander followed by two years in Perth with Braveheart Ventures. Recalled to London he spent five years as head of philanthropy with DSP concurrently working with a major UK-based single-family office. Now vice chairman at Floreat, Richard is chairman of Impact Investment Partners and sits on the London School of Economics finance committee.

Alison Parry

Executive Director

Butterfield Trust (Guernsey)

With more than twenty years’ experience in the offshore fiduciary industry, Alison Parry trained with Coutts & Co before moving to an international bank to lead a team specialising in offshore structures for high value international clients, particularly focusing on North America. Following a secondment to Hong Kong, Alison headed up the Guernsey fiduciary operation at Barclays Wealth.

Alison joined Legis Group in 2008 to run the trust and corporate services division which was subsequently acquired by Butterfield Trust in 2014. Alison is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Wendy Spires

Head of Research

ClearView Financial Media

Wendy has been a wealth management journalist and research writer for eight years, covering a variety of international markets and sub-sectors over that time. She has written an array of in-depth reports on issues affecting private banks and wealth managers, including fintech innovation and implementation, client experience enhancement, branding and marketing strategy, and risk-profiling methodologies.

As well as speaking at conferences in both the UK and abroad, Wendy also regularly consults on strategic and communications issues related to the wealth and asset management market. She carries out research projects among HNW clients, for both internal and external purposes.

Matt Thomas

Partner

KPMG

Matt Thomas is a partner in KPMG's savings, wealth and investment management consulting practice.

In his career Matt has helped clients to set up, merger and separate platform, wealth managers and private banking business and has and helped with sorting out regulatory and operational efficiency issues and has helped.

He has performed a stint as the locum MD of an offshore business and has spent time out of the sector setting up KPMG's own offshore business.

Most recently Matt has assisted the ABI respond to the Guaranteed Guidance consultation and is helping clients with introducing new advice and guidance models for mass affluent clients and launch DC platforms.

Ian Woodhouse

Director, Asset and Wealth Management Consulting

PwC

I’m a business improvement and change consultant working with wealth, asset managers and banks to help them meet the challenges and opportunities from industry disruption and to focus, adapt and change faster at less risk in a sustainable way.

My expertise ranges across the front to back business areas with particular experience of improving client servicing models, enhancing proposition development, business and technology alignment, including digital, and meeting regulatory requirements in an efficient way. I also work on issues around future proofing including envisioning new and differentiating models of client interaction and experience and enabling advisors with tools and new ways of working.

Within PwC, I am a member of the asset and wealth management leadership team with responsibility for key clients, vendor relationships and help drive our thought leadership.

Previously, I have held senior roles with IBM and EY.

Private Bankers Panel

Eric Barnett

Chief Executive

Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros

Eric Barnett became chief executive of Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros in September 2007. Since then he has focused on the development of the firm’s onshore business in the UK and on key strategic international segments such as the French, Indian, Russian, Middle East and Greek markets. He is responsible for developing the group’s commercial and marketing strategies and oversees its private banking activities as well as managing the day-to-day running of the London office. Eric is also a member of the Societe Generale Private Banking executive committee, with supervisory responsibility for the Asian business. Before assuming his current role, Eric was group head of private banking and managing director of the London office at SGPB Hambros.

Mark Hussein

Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Life (UK) and Head of UK Insurance

HSBC Bank

Mark Hussein was appointed CEO, HSBC Life (UK), and Head of UK Insurance in November 2015. Prior to that Mark was appointed to spearhead the strategy for global commercial insurance and investments in 2011. Mark left the group in 2007 to join Kleinwort Benson as head of private wealth management UK and the Channel Islands. He was a member of the Kleinwort Benson group regional executive committee and sat on the board of Kleinwort Benson Trustees. Mark’s responsibilities included the expansion and strategic development of the organisation’s private wealth management business from its London hub and network of regional offices. Mark also had responsibility for the international PWM and private fiduciary business. Prior to joining Kleinwort Benson, Mark spent 13 years with the HSBC Group.

Penny Lovell

Managing Director, Head of Private Client Services

Close Brothers Asset Management

Penny has more than 20 years experience advising private clients, families and charities and, since 2012 has been head of private client services - marketing and business development at Close Brothers Asset Management. She is a member of the CBAM executive committee. Before joining CBAM, Penny was a managing director at Rothschild Wealth Management. For ten years she was a client advisor and then head of business development at Fleming Family & Partners, having joined FF&P from Coutts where she was responsible for the sports and entertainment team. Penny sits on the boards of Pennies, the Digital Charity Box, and Children and the Arts.

Michael Reed

Managing Director, Multi-Family Offices

RBC Wealth Management

Mike Reed is managing director, multi family offices for RBC Wealth Management’s international business.

Based in London, Mike has overall responsibility for multi-family offices, and as part of the sales and relationship management team plays a key role in developing its client strategy. He started his career in the Canadian financial services industry and worked as a private client advisor.  Since joining RBC, Mike has held several roles including head of affluent and retirement client strategy and managing director for the RBC Trust Company.

Sally Scutt

Deputy Chief Executive

British Bankers' Association

Sally Scutt is deputy chief executive of the British Bankers’ Association where she has responsibility for the key policy areas of capital adequacy and prudential regulation, capital markets and market infrastructure, corporate governance, accounting standards, tax, financial crime and private banking.

Prior to joining the BBA, Sally was a career banker having spent most of her career in international and private banking.

Tom Slocock

Managing Director

Deutsche Bank Wealth Management

Tom Slocock is the head of the Global Investment Group within Deutsche Bank Wealth Management, responsible for sourcing, selecting and recommending investment opportunities for wealth management clients globally. He took on this role in late 2015 after almost seven years as CEO of Deutsche Bank’s UK wealth man­agement business. He joined Deutsche Bank after a decade at Credit Suisse.  Tom has spent his entire career in the wealth management industry. His focus has been leading teams and businesses, working with wealthy and sophisticated UK-based individuals and families, and helping to source bespoke solutions tailored to their specific needs.

Matthew Spencer

Executive Director and Head of Business Development

Coutts

Matthew Spencer is an executive director and head of business development at Coutts. He leads the team responsible for managing relationships with professional services firms, investment consultants and family offices. In addition his team builds relationships across RBS and NatWest. Matthew joined from Credit Suisse in 2014 where he served as a member of the UK market area team based in Switzerland between 2010 and 2012.

Iain Tait

Partner

London & Capital

Iain Tait became a partner of London & Capital in 2008 and now heads the firm’s private investment office; a division he founded in 2012. The team he leads provides wealth management services for the firm’s largest clients.

Prior to joining London & Capital, Iain ran his own wealth management business for five years in association with Zurich Financial Services, where he built and maintained a significant HNW client base. Before that, he was a partner at Freeman, Farmer and Anderson at only 27.

Jean-Louis Tourne

CEO

Bank Insinger de Beaufort, UK Branch

Jean-Louis Tourne’s international corporate banking experience began as a swap trader in New York. His subsequent career has seen him appointed as head of corporate banking at BNP in Los Angeles and Taiwan, and as the firm’s deputy head of wealth management in Singapore and then head of wealth management in Bahrain, Taiwan and Greece (including a position as Chief Executive of Piraeus Wealth Management, a joint venture between BNP Wealth Management and Piraeus Bank).

He has been posted in London since 10/2012.

Bruce Weatherill

Chief Executive

Weatherill Consulting

Bruce is a chartered accountant with over 37 years financial services experience, previously a partner in PwC, latterly as global leader of their wealth management practice and the key driver of their bi-annual wealth management report.

Bruce is now CEO of Weatherill Consulting providing advice on client centricity and wider strategic matters to wealth managers. He is the author of The Value of Trust: the quest by Wealth Managers for Trusted Advisor status and a number of other thought leadership reports.

Bruce is chairman of ClearView Financial Media and a non-executive of a number of companies including Fidelity Holdings UK, The Widsom Council, ComPeer and JDX.

UK PRIVATE BANKING CATEGORIES

OVERALL UK PRIVATE BANK
Awarded to: A UK-based private bank.

DOMESTIC CLIENTS TEAM
Awarded to: Teams whose clients are domiciled in the jurisdiction in which the bank itself operates. Focus can be either HNW or UHNW.

INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS TEAM
Awarded to: Teams whose clients are NOT domiciled in the jurisdiction in which the bank itself operates. Focus can be either HNW or UHNW.

HNW TEAM
Awarded to: Teams who look after clients with under £20 million with the bank.

UHNW TEAM
Awarded to: Teams who look after clients with over £20 million with the bank.

WEALTH PLANNING TEAM
Awarded to: Teams who are dedicated to clients’ tax, trust and wealth structuring issues.

CHARITY TEAM
Awarded to: Teams working within a wealth management organisation or a stand-alone business offering advice and fulfilment to charities.


EUROPEAN PRIVATE BANKING CATEGORIES

OVERALL EUROPEAN PRIVATE BANK
Awarded to: A European-based private bank.

DOMESTIC CLIENTS TEAM
Awarded to: Teams whose clients are domiciled in the jurisdiction in which the bank itself operates. Focus can be either HNW or UHNW.

INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS TEAM
Awarded to: Teams whose clients are NOT domiciled in the jurisdiction in which the bank itself operates. Focus can be either HNW or UHNW.

HNW TEAM
Awarded to: Teams who look after clients with under EUR 20 million with the bank.

UHNW TEAM
Awarded to: Teams who look after clients with over EUR 20 million with the bank.

WEALTH PLANNING TEAM
Awarded to: Teams who are dedicated to clients’ tax, trust and wealth structuring issues.


INVESTMENT MANAGEMNT CATEGORIES

SPECIALIST WEALTH MANAGER
Awarded to: Private asset managers that are NOT a bank or part of a bank. Can be based anywhere in Europe and can be any level of wealth or client type as a focus.

PRIVATE INVESTMENT MANAGER
Awarded to: Investment managers who specialise in providing portfolio advice to the private client and/or charity communities.

INVESTMENT PRODUCT PROVIDER
Awarded to: Fund managers based in Europe whose funds are available to private clients within Europe.

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT MANAGER
Awarded to: Managers based in Europe whose alternative investments are available to private clients within Europe.

PLATFORM PROVIDER
Awarded to: Providers of tools, strategies, model portfolios and access to investment products for the wealth management community.

PRIVATE INVESTMENT OFFICE / MULTI-FAMILY OFFICE
Awarded to: Organisations which specialise in the investment needs of UHNW individuals and families as well as organisations which manage the investment, wealth planning and lifestyle needs of more than one family.

ETF PROVIDER
Awarded to: Fund/asset manager that makes exchange-traded products available for local wealth management clients.

FX SOLUTION PROVIDER
Awarded to: Local provider of foreign exchange services to wealth management organisations or clients.


MARKETING/PR CATEGORIES

ONLINE CAMPAIGN
Awarded to: Wealth managers or other private client practitioners who have used online channels to promote their services to private clients or to raise their profile either within the industry or to clients.

PRINT CAMPAIGN
Awarded to: Wealth managers or other private client practitioners who have used print media to promote their services to private clients or to raise their profile either within the industry or to clients.

BRAND LAUNCH/RELAUNCH
Awarded to: Most effective and innovative brand launch or relaunch in the private client world, either a whole business unit or a product/service within an existing business.

BEST PR PROGRAMME
An in-house PR team or agency operating in the European wealth management sector for the impact of their work (campaign or project).


PRIVATE CLIENT CATEGORIES

LEGAL TEAM
Awarded to: Law firm team or barrister dedicated to private client issues.

FAMILY LAW LEGAL TEAM
Awarded to: Law firm or practice (5 or more fee earners) dedicated to the practice of Family Law for clients.

PENSIONS ADVISOR OF THE YEAR
Awarded to: Firms or Individuals who offer financial advice in the field of Pensions, structuring and investment advice

IMMIGRATION TEAM OF THE YEAR
Awarded to: A Law firm or practice (5 or more Fee earners) dedicated to the provision of Immigration Law for clients.

TAX / ACCOUNTANCY TEAM
Awarded to: Team in accountancy firm/consultancy specialising in reporting, transacting or wealth structuring for private clients.

INSTITUTIONAL TRUST OR FIDUCIARY COMPANY
Awarded to: Entries only eligible from trust companies that are part of a non-trust parent.

INDEPENDENT TRUST OR FIDUCIARY COMPANY
Awarded to: Entries are only eligible from trust companies independent of larger non-trust businesses, for instance not part of a bank, law firm and accountancy firm.


WEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY CATEGORIES
(OPEN TO TECHNOLOGY VENDORS ONLY)

FRONT OFFICE SOLUTION
Awarded to: CRM, client reporting, client risk profiling, portfolio management.

TRANSACTION PROCESSING SOLUTION
Awarded to: Straight through processing, core banking.

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
Awarded to: Technology solution providers specialising in tools for managing clients’ investment portfolios.

CLIENT COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTING
Awarded to: Technology solution providers specialising in tools for wealth managers to communicate with clients.

DATA PROVIDER
Awarded to: Business providing financial data to private banks and other wealth managers.

OUTSOURCING SOLUTION
Awarded to: Third-party organisations providing business processes or systems to wealth management businesses.


WEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY CATEGORIES
(OPEN TO ANY ORGANISATION)

CHANGE MANAGEMENT PROCESS
Awarded to: Banks, wealth managers or system integrators who have successfully implemented multi-functional change programmes to significantly improve client experience and performance.

BEST IMPLEMENTATION OF A TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION
Awarded to: Awarded to either a technology vendor or its client.

RISK PROFILING SOLUTION
Awarded to: A technology solution to help wealth managers assess and document the risk appetite of clients.

RISK MANAGEMENT
Awarded to: Technology solution providers specialising in tools for wealth managers to manage risk.

CRM SYSTEM
Awarded to: Client relationship management systems for wealth managers.

ON-BOARDING
Awarded to: Technology solutions to help wealth managers bring new clients into their organisation.

INNOVATIVE CLIENT SOLUTION
Awarded to: This award seeks to recognise institutions which have developed innovative products and services for their clients as part of a solutions-focused service model. Entries could focus on a new value-added service designed to help clients with their wider lifestyle goals; a product designed to deliver on the financial objectives of a distinct sub-segment of clients; an educational offering aimed at helping clients become more confident investors; or a cross-divisional referral programme to help business owners with their corporate financial or operational needs. The judges will be looking for a new offering which has been developed to meet a specific client need and which represents a real addition to the institution’s value proposition.


INSURANCE CATEGORIES

PRIVATE PLACEMENT LIFE INSURANCE (“PPLI”)
Awarded to: This category is open to life insurance companies that offer open architecture insurance solutions to private banks, ssset managers and others for the custody and management of investments supporting the value of those insurance solutions.

HIGH DEATH BENEFIT LIFE INSURANCE (“HDBLI”)
Awarded to: This category is open to life insurance companies that offer high death benefit life insurance solutions to either domestic or international individuals to meet their liquidity needs.

CREATIVE USE OF INSURANCE SOLUTIONS FOR HNW AND UHNW CLIENTS
Awarded to: This category is open to private banks, asset managers and others who use insurance solutions, whether private placement life insurance or high death benefit life insurance, for the benefit of their clients.


OTHER WEALTH MANAGEMENT CATEGORIES

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CENTRE
Awarded to: Open to IFCs wherever they are in the world.

GLOBAL CUSTODIAN
Awarded to: Custodians offering services to private client business.

ISLAMIC FINANCE OFFERING
Awarded to: Offerings from private banks or wealth managers to facilitate the requirements of clients who wish to follow Islamic principles in their financial dealings.

LEADING INDIVIDUAL (BANKER)
Awarded to: Age and experience is no bar but something special should mark out this individual working in the private client world.

LEADING INDIVIDUAL (ADVISOR)
Awarded to: Age and experience is no bar but something special should mark out this individual working in the private client world.

RISING STAR
Awarded to: A private banker or wealth manager under the age of 35 who is not yet in a senior management position but shows the potential to be a leading individual.

PHILANTHROPY OFFERING
Awarded to: Private client businesses or practitioners who advise individuals or families on their philanthropic activities.

COMPLIANCE
Awarded to: The compliance function of a wealth management or private client operation.

WOMEN IN WEALTH MANAGEMENT
(INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTION)

Awarded to: Open to women in private banking or wealth management who are an inspiration both to female clients and colleagues.

WOMEN IN WEALTH MANAGEMENT
(COMPANY CONTRIBUTION)

Awarded to: Open to women in private banking or wealth management who are an inspiration both to female clients and colleagues.

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO WEALTH MANAGEMENT THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
(INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTION)

Awarded to: Open to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to thought leadership in wealth management.

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO WEALTH MANAGEMENT THOUGHT LEADERSHIP
(COMPANY CONTRIBUTION)

Awarded to: Open to organisations who have made an outstanding contribution to thought leadership in wealth management.

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Awarded to: No entries required. The judging panel will put forward entries.

Finalists

UK PRIVATE BANKING CATEGORIES

OVERALL UK PRIVATE BANK

  • Barclays
  • C Hoare & Co
  • HSBC Private Bank
  • Rothschild Wealth Management
  • Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros

DOMESTIC CLIENTS TEAM

  • Barclays
  • Cazenove Capital Management
  • Kleinwort Benson
  • Societe Generale Private Banking Hambros

INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS TEAM

  • Barclays
  • Cazenove Capital Management
  • HSBC Private Bank
  • Standard Bank Wealth and Investment
  • UBS

HNW TEAM

  • Barclays
  • Cazenove Capital Management
  • Close Brothers Asset Management
  • Kleinwort Benson
  • UBS

UHNW TEAM

  • Cazenove Capital Management
  • Citi Private Bank
  • Kleinwort Benson
  • Rothschild Wealth Management

WEALTH PLANNING TEAM

  • Barclays
  • Cazenove Capital Management
  • Close Brothers Asset Management
  • RBC Wealth Management
  • UBS

CHARITY TEAM

  • Barclays
  • Cazenove Capital Management
  • Investec Wealth & Investment
  • Rothschild Wealth Management
  • UBS

EUROPEAN PRIVATE BANKING CATEGORIES

OVERALL EUROPEAN PRIVATE BANK

  • ABN AMRO Private Banking
  • Banque Internationale a Luxembourg
  • Banque Paris Bertrand Sturdza
  • BNP Paribas Wealth Management
  • Societe Generale Private Banking

DOMESTIC CLIENTS TEAM

  • ABN AMRO Private Banking
  • BNP Paribas Wealth Management

UHNW TEAM

  • ABN AMRO Private Banking
  • BNP Paribas Wealth Management

WEALTH PLANNING TEAM

  • Banque Internationale a Luxembourg SA
  • Societe Generate Private Banking
  • Union Bancaire Privee

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT CATEGORIES

SPECIALIST WEALTH MANAGER

  • Bordier (UK)
  • Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management
  • London & Capital
  • St James’s Place Wealth Management
  • Stanhope Capital
  • Towry

PRIVATE INVESTMENT MANAGER

  • Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management
  • Heartwood Investment Management
  • Quilter Cheviot
  • Rothschild
  • Stanhope Capital
  • Union Bancaire Privee

INVESTMENT PRODUCT PROVIDER

  • Bellevue Asset Management
  • FORE Partnership

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT MANAGER

  • Bellevue Asset Management
  • Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
  • FORE Partnership
  • HSBC Private Bank
  • Milltrust International

PLATFORM PROVIDER

  • BNP Paribas Wealth Management
  • Milltrust International
  • TechRules

PRIVATE INVESTMENT OFFICE / MULTI-FAMILY OFFICE

  • Kleinwort Benson
  • London & Capital
  • Oracle Capital Group
  • Sandaire
  • Stanhope Capital

ETF PROVIDER

  • Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
  • Ossiam
  • Source
  • State Street Global Advisors
  • UBS Global Asset Management

BRAND LAUNCH/RELAUNCH

  • BNP Paribas Wealth Management
  • Elian
  • Saunderson House
  • Waverton Investment Management

BEST PR PROGRAMME

  • TechRules
  • UBS

PRIVATE CLIENT CATEGORIES

LEGAL TEAM

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Collas Crill
  • Penningtons Manches
  • Stephenson Harwood
  • Taylor Wessing

FAMILY LEGAL TEAM

  • Forsters
  • Penningtons Manches

INSTITUTIONAL TRUST OR FIDUCIARY COMPANY

  • Experta Corporate & Trust Services
  • HBSC Private Bank
  • Northern Trust
  • RBC Wealth Management

INDEPENDENT TRUST OR FIDUCIARY COMPANY

  • Bedell Trust
  • Elian
  • Summit Trust International
  • First Names Group
  • Salamanca Group Trust

WEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY CATEGORIES (OPEN TO TECHNOLOGY VENDORS ONLY)

FRONT OFFICE SOLUTION

  • Advent Software
  • Avaloq
  • Finantix
  • TechRules
  • Third Financial

TRANSACTION PROCESSING SOLUTION

  • Avaloq
  • Calastone
  • ERI Banking Software
  • Third Financial

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

  • Advent Software
  • Charles River Development
  • ERI Banking Software
  • Objectway
  • Third Financial

CLIENT COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTING

  • Advent Software
  • Objectway
  • SimCorp
  • Third Financial
  • Vermilion Software

BEST IMPLEMENTATION OF A TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION – EDITOR’S AWARD

  • Dion Global

OUTSOURCING SOLUTION

  • Avaloq
  • KA Watson Consultancy
  • Pershing, a BNY Mellon Company
  • Platform Securities
  • Third Financial Software

RISK PROFILING SOLUTION

  • Bita Risk
  • Distribution Technology
  • Milltrust International
  • Morningstar

RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Bita Risk
  • Milltrust International
  • TechRules
  • Third Financial Software

CRM SYSTEM

  • Backstop Solutions Group
  • Finantix
  • TechRules
  • Third Financial Software
  • Wealth Dynamix

ON-BOARDING

  • Appway
  • Finantix
  • Thomson Reuters Accelus

INNOVATIVE CLIENT SOLUTION

  • Close Brothers Asset Management
  • findaWEALTHMANAGER.com
  • Milltrust International
  • Societe Generale Private Banking
  • Standard Life Wealth
  • Union Bancaire Privee

INSURANCE CATEGORY

PRIVATE PLACEMENT LIFE INSURANCE (“PPLI”) – EDITOR’S AWARD

  • Lombard International Assurance

OTHER WEALTH MANAGEMENT CATEGORIES

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CENTRE

  • Guernsey International Finance Centre
  • Jersey – The International Finance Centre

GLOBAL CUSTODIAN

  • Northern Trust
  • Pershing, a BNY Mellon Company

LEADING INDIVIDUAL (BANKERS)

  • ABN AMRO Private Banking – Dushyant Bhatia
  • Barclays – Rob McIntyre
  • C Hoare & Co – Tim Bailey
  • Societe Generale Private Banking – Nathalie Casalta Battaglia
  • Societe Generale Private Banking – Patrick Follea

LEADING INDIVIDUAL (ADVISORS)

  • Bedell Cristin – Lisa Springate
  • Bedell Cristin – Zillah Howard
  • London & Capital – Daniel Freedman
  • RiverPeak Wealth – Nick Parker
  • Summit Trust International – Daniel Martineau

RISING STAR

  • Barclays – Daniel Green
  • London & Capital – Jess Crane
  • Quilter Cheviot – Helen Russell
  • Societe Generale Private Banking – Thomas LhuillIer
  • Summit Trust International – Joanne Morse

PHILANTHROPY OFFERING

  • BNP Paribas Wealth Management
  • Charities Aid Foundation
  • HSBC Private Bank
  • NPT-UK
  • UBS

WOMEN IN WEALTH MANAGEMENT (INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTION)

  • Barclays – Michelle Owen
  • C Hoare & Co – Annamaria Koerling
  • Din Consultants – Sabila Din
  • Salamanca Group – Catherine Grum
  • UBS – Shona Baijal

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO WEALTH MANAGEMENT THOUGHT LEADERSHIP (INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTION)

  • FORE Partnership – Basil Demeroutis
  • Gulland Padfield – James Edsberg
  • Scorpio Partnership – Sebastian Dovey

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO WEALTH MANAGEMENT THOUGHT LEADERSHIP (COMPANY CONTRIBUTION)

  • EY
  • FORE Partnership
  • Gulland Padfield
  • Morningstar
  • Scorpio Partnership

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • To be announced at awards dinner

Sponsors

Venue

Guildhall, City of London

Address: Guildhall, Gresham St, London, EC2V 7HH

Telephone: +44 20 7606 3030

Tickets

This Event has already taken place.

Winners

UK PRIVATE BANKING CATEGORIES

OVERALL UK PRIVATE BANK

  • C Hoare & Co

DOMESTIC CLIENTS TEAM

  • Cazenove Capital Management

INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS TEAM

  • UBS

HNW TEAM

  • Close Brothers Asset Management

UHNW TEAM

  • Citi Private Bank

WEALTH PLANNING TEAM

  • RBC Wealth Management

CHARITY TEAM

  • Barclays

EUROPEAN PRIVATE BANKING CATEGORIES

OVERALL EUROPEAN PRIVATE BANK

  • Banque Paris Bertrand Sturdza – Highly Commended
  • Societe Generale Private Banking – Winner

DOMESTIC CLIENTS TEAM

  • ABN AMRO Private Banking

UHNW TEAM

  • BNP Paribas Wealth Management

WEALTH PLANNING TEAM

  • Societe Generate Private Banking – Winner
  • Union Bancaire Privee – Highly Commended

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT CATEGORIES

SPECIALIST WEALTH MANAGER

  • St James’s Place Wealth Management – Highly Commended
  • Stanhope Capital – Winner

PRIVATE INVESTMENT MANAGER

  • Rothschild

INVESTMENT PRODUCT PROVIDER

  • Bellevue Asset Management

ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT MANAGER

  • HSBC Private Bank

PRIVATE INVESTMENT OFFICE / MULTI-FAMILY OFFICE

  • Sandaire Investment Office

ETF PROVIDER

  • Source

BRAND LAUNCH/RELAUNCH

  • BNP Paribas Wealth Management – Highly Commended
  • Elian – Winner

BEST PR PROGRAMME

  • UBS

PRIVATE CLIENT CATEGORIES

LEGAL TEAM

  • Stephenson Harwood

FAMILY LEGAL TEAM

  • Forsters

INSTITUTIONAL TRUST OR FIDUCIARY COMPANY

  • RBC Wealth Management

INDEPENDENT TRUST OR FIDUCIARY COMPANY

  • First Names Group

WEALTH MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY CATEGORIES (OPEN TO TECHNOLOGY VENDORS ONLY)

FRONT OFFICE SOLUTION

  • Finantix

TRANSACTION PROCESSING SOLUTION

  • Avaloq

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

  • Charles River Development

CLIENT COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTING

  • Objectway

BEST IMPLEMENTATION OF A TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION – EDITOR’S AWARD

  • Dion Global

OUTSOURCING SOLUTION

  • Avaloq

RISK PROFILING SOLUTION

  • Bita Risk

RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Third Financial Software

CRM SYSTEM

  • Finantix

ON-BOARDING

  • Appway

INNOVATIVE CLIENT SOLUTION

  • findaWEALTHMANAGER.com

INSURANCE CATEGORY

PRIVATE PLACEMENT LIFE INSURANCE (“PPLI”) – EDITOR’S AWARD

  • Lombard International Assurance

OTHER WEALTH MANAGEMENT CATEGORIES

INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CENTRE

  • Guernsey International Finance Centre

GLOBAL CUSTODIAN

  • Pershing, a BNY Mellon Company

LEADING INDIVIDUAL (BANKERS)

  • C Hoare & Co – Tim Bailey

LEADING INDIVIDUAL (ADVISORS)

  • London & Capital – Daniel Freedman

RISING STAR

  • London & Capital – Jess Crane
  • Quilter Cheviot – Helen Russell

PHILANTHROPY OFFERING

  • Charities Aid Foundation – Highly Commended
  • UBS – Winner

WOMEN IN WEALTH MANAGEMENT (INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTION)

  • Barclays – Michelle Owen

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO WEALTH MANAGEMENT THOUGHT LEADERSHIP (INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTION)

  • Gulland Padfield – James Edsberg

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO WEALTH MANAGEMENT THOUGHT LEADERSHIP (COMPANY CONTRIBUTION)

  • EY

Photographs

Testimonials

“What a great night yesterday. The location was majestic and the most impressive award ceremony place I have been to”
Olivier Vella, Marketing Manager, BNP Paribas Wealth Management

“It was a perfect and highly successful evening.”
Christian Sulger-Buel, Managing Director – FOX International

“Sumptuous surroundings, haute cuisine and an eclectic array of guests. I think it surpassed everyone’s expectations and Sophie Raworth did a super job of presenting”
Sophie De Ferranti, Director, European Private Wealth Management Compensation – McLagan

“Thank you and your team for a wonderful evening. I thought the food and wine was spectacular for such a large catered event and the entertainment was inspired for that space. Delighted to have been a part of the evening, will definitely return next year.”
Andrea Goodman, Relationship Manager, London – Collas Crill

“Thank you for organising such a great event. Our team said it was a fantastic evening.”
Natalie Chow, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management

“It was one of the best award ceremonies we have been to and I think it’s fair to say we’ll be there next year.”
Victoria Thompson, Marketing & Communications – Dion Global Solutions

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