Private Banker International (PBI) has revealed the winners for the 2nd annual Private Banker International Awards: London 2015.
The award winners were announced and presented at the Awards Gala Dinnerat London’s Waldorf Hilton Hotel on Wednesday, 3rd June 2015.
The PBI London Awards, dedicated mainly to the UK and European markets, have been created to identify leading institutions that are setting new standards in the private banking and wealth management industry.
The winners across seven categories were carefully selected by an independent judging panel and honoured at the awards ceremony. An Editors Special Award for the Most Innovative Business Model was also given out.
Meghna Mukerjee, Editor of Private Banker International, says: 'I would like to congratulate all winners of the 2015 Awards. We are delighted with the impressive number of nominations we received this year and the high quality of these submissions exhibited a clear direction in private banks’ improved strategies.
'The UK, and Europe on the whole, are traditional, fast-moving and crucial wealth hubs, and these awards celebrate the best-of-breed players who are shaping this industry. This year's winners underline the importance of innovation and keeping up and ahead of clients' interests, to remain relevant and successful'.
The Private Banker International: London 2015 Awards were also accompanied by a day conference that saw industry experts from across the region coming together and discussing current trends and top-of-the-mind concerns for private bankers, wealth managers and other industry players, through several targeted presentations and panel sessions.
The Private Banker International London Awards 2015 winners are:
Outstanding Private Bank London – Domestic Clients
Outstanding Private Bank London – International Clients
HSBC Private Bank (UK)
Outstanding Private Bank – Europe
Societe General Private Banking
Outstanding Customer Relationship Service & Engagement
C. Hoare & Co
Best Wealth Management Technology Provider
Joint winners: Avaloq & Objectway Financial Software
Best Next Gen Proposition
ING Private Banking – Belgium
Outstanding Philanthropy proposition
BNP Paribas Wealth Management
Most Innovative Business Model – Editors Special Award
ABN AMRO Private Banking