Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Chris Macdonald
Sophie Raworth (BBC News) presented Chris Macdonald with the Lifetime Achievement Award at The Guildhall yesterday evening. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Brooks Macdonald, the company set up by Mr Macdonald.
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 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.
City of London Wealth Management Award Winners 2016:
The Allfunds Bank Award for Best Advisory Service
The Platform Securities Award for BestDiscretionary Service
Best Execution-Only CFD Provider
Best Execution-Only Equity Share Dealing Service
IWeb Share Dealing
Old Mutual Global Investors
Best FX Provider
Best ISA Provider
Redmayne-Bentley Stockbrokers LLP
Best Market Newsletter
The Equiniti Award for Best SIPP Provider
AJ Bell Youinvest
Best Spread Betting Provider
The SIX Financial Information Award for Best UK Private Bank
Nedbank Private Wealth
The Wealth Dynamix Award for Family Office of the Year
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 ExceptionalPerformance 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
David Miller, Quilter Cheviot Investment Management
Gavin Oldham, The Share Centre
Hilary Coghill, City Asset Management
Innovation in Wealth Management
Nick Hungerford, Nutmeg
Chris Macdonald, Brooks Macdonald Group
SOURCE Goodacre UK