Spear's Awards: Winners
The Spear's Wealth Management Awards were held last night at Sotheby's to celebrate what is still good and strong in London's high net worth financial sector.
Even as Congress was saying no to a rather sizeable disbursement, the ceremony was saying yes to recognising the hard work that still goes on in wealth management, and the winners are the perfect examples.
C. Hoare & Co was crowned Best Private Bank, after receiving more money in the first three months of the year than in the past three centuries and maintaining its reputation for customer services, while Jamie Black of Sarasin & Partners took Private Banker of the Year.
John Riches of Withers received the Outstanding Contribution to Wealth Management in 2007-8 award for his successful efforts in fighting the government's changes to the non-dom laws, and Sir Mark Weinberg, founder of St James's Place, won the Lifetime Achievement award.
See pictures of the winners here.
Here is a full list of the winners:
UK Private Bank of the Year
C. Hoare & Co.
European Private Bank of the Year
Bank Julius Baer
Private Banker of the Year
Jamie Black, Sarasin & Partners
Spear’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to Financial Services
Sir Mark Weinberg
Spear’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Wealth Management in 2007-8
John Riches, Withers
Future Leader in Wealth Management
Stephen Rothwell, Schroders
Philanthropist of the Year (UK)
Arpad Busson, ARK
Philanthropist of the Year (Europe)
Bernard Sabrier, Children Action
Law Firm of the Year (Private Client)
Withers – Wealth Planning
Law Firm of the Year (Family)
Mishcon de Reya
Asset Management Firm of the Year for High Net Worths
Thurleigh Investment Managers
Asset Management Firm of the Year for Ultra High Net Worths (Europe)
Asset Management Firm of the Year for Ultra High Net Worths (UK)
Asset Manager of the Year
Crispin Odey, Odey Asset Management
Multi-Family Office of the Year
Green Entrepreneur of the Year
Paul Lister, Alladale Wilderness Reserve
Wealth Management Innovator of the Year
Pi Capital and Family Bhive
Best Private Bank for Next Generation
UBS Wealth Management
Best Angel Investor
Oxfordshire Investment Opportunity Network
Family Business Succession
Best Prestige Luxury Brand of the Year
Best European Business Hotel
The Connaught, London
Air Travel Provider of the Year (Commercial)
Air Travel Provider of the Year (Private)
Art Adviser of the Year
Manfredi della Gherardesca, MDG Fine Arts
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