At The City of London Wealth Management Awards ceremony at The Guildhall last night Beaufort Securities picked up the award for Best Market Newsletter.
Above: Sarah Harrison-Barker, Tanvier Malik, Khadijah Dar and host Sophie Raworth (BBC News)
Sophie Raworth (BBC News) presented Chris Macdonald, founder of Brooks Macdonald, with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his services to the private investment sector over the past 25 years.
Joel Hills, Business Editor for ITV News won the Award for Best Industry Commentator and Ian King, Business Presenter at Sky News and Business Editor, The Times collected the Award for Financial Journalist of the Year.
JM Finn won the Award for Best Discretionary Service and St James’s Place Wealth Management collected the Award for Wealth Management Company of the Year.
The City of London Wealth Management Awards are unique in that winners are determined by an online public vote. This number votes cast has increased significantly since the Awards were introduced 10 years ago. Stephen Pinner, MD of Goodacre UK the company managing the Awards said:
“Winning a City of London Wealth Management Award is significant proof of distinction for the best companies and individuals providing services to for private investors. The fact that winners are determined by individual votes is a huge endorsement for all winners. I am delighted that Chris Macdonald’s efforts have been acknowledged and that the journalists who provide information to the investing public have been rewarded in this way”.
|The Platform Securities Award for Best Advisory Service||Tilney Bestinvest|
|The Platform Securities Award for Best Discretionary Service||JM Finn|
|Best Execution-Only CFD Provider||Accendo Markets|
|Best Execution-Only Equity Share Dealing Service||IWeb Share Dealing|
|Best Fund||Old Mutual Global Investors|
|Best FX Provider||FxPro|
|Best ISA Provider||Redmayne-Bentley Stockbrokers LLP|
|Best Market Newsletter||Beaufort Securities|
|The Equiniti Award for Best SIPP Provider||AJ Bell Youinvest|
|Best Spread Betting Provider||Spreadex|
|The SIX Financial Information Award for Best UK Private Bank||Nedbank Private Wealth|
|The Wealth Dynamix Award for Family Office of the Year||Stonehage Fleming|
|The Iress Award for Wealth Management Company of the Year||St James’s Place Wealth Management|
|The Clearstream Banking Award for Best Industry Commentator||Joel Hills, ITN|
|Financial Journalist of the Year||Ian King, Sky News and The Times|
|Most Promising Newcomer||Harriet Mann, Interactive Investor|
|Mudlark Award for Exceptional Performance in the Back Office||Sarah Thi, Mattioli Woods|
|The FactSet Award for Wealth Manager of the Year (Female)||Elissa Bayer, Investec Wealth & Investment|
|The FactSet Award for Wealth Manager of the Year (Male)||Asim Bajwa, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management|
|Outstanding Achievement||David Miller, Quilter Cheviot Investment Management|
|Educational Initiative||Gavin Oldham, The Share Centre|
|Outstanding Contribution||Hilary Coghill, City Asset Management|
|Innovation in Wealth Management||Nick Hungerford, Nutmeg|
|Lifetime Achievement||Chris Macdonald, Brooks Macdonald Group|
Notes for Editors
The purpose of the City of London Wealth Management Awards is to recognise and promote quality of service from Wealth Management companies and individuals.
Winners are determined by a public online vote which took place over a two week period in March 2016. The poll was reviewed by an independent panel of judges.
The City of London Wealth Management Awards are supported by leading service and system suppliers to the regulated financial services sector, namely IRESS, FactSet, Clearstream Banking, Equiniti, Allfunds Bank, JHC Systems, Platform Securities, Wealth Dynamix, and SIX Financial Information.