About the event

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Our flagship event, the Spear’s Wealth Management Awards, acknowledges and honours entrepreneurs, philanthropists and others for their innovation, success and outstanding contribution to the wealth management world and beyond. An A list networking cocktail party and awards ceremony, the Spear’s Wealth Management Awards provide a platform for over 500 of Europe’s most influential and wealthiest individuals to celebrate and meet the best and most innovative individuals and companies across the high-net-worth world.

Categories range from Entrepreneur of the Year and Philanthropist of the Year to Private Banker, Family Lawyer and Property Adviser, covering every aspect of the HNW world that matters to our readers. Our shortlists, based on the work of the Spear’s Research Unit, are devised with expert participation and a panel of judges then picks a winner. The event is extensively covered in Spear’s magazine and digitally via Twitter and online at spearswms.com, as well as in key daily newspapers and trade press. The awards will celebrate the very best in wealth management, private banking, law and more.

The awards will this year be hosted by Sky News economics editor, Ed Conway and Spear’s editor-in-chief William Cash.

Ed Conway, Sky News Economic Editor

Conway was formerly an economics correspondent for the Daily Mail newspaper, followed by the Economics Editor of the Daily Telegraph and the Sunday Telegraph newspapers. He joined Sky News in August 2011 as its first-ever Economics Editor, to cover the financial crisis and Great Recession, as well as the euro crisis. He has covered many stories, including the G20 plan for a Greek Euro currency default, to effectively default on half of its debt, and that the IMF had plans to double the size of its rescue fund.

 

The History of Spear’s

In 2006, when Spear’s launched, there was nothing in the market like it. No brand which spoke to both London’s HNW/UHNWs and the wealth management community who serve their private client needs. No magazine that understood their specific concerns as well as having an eye for the more pleasurable and finer aspects of becoming a member of the HNW and UHNW world. Today, there is still nothing like Spear’s.

The Spear’s Wealth Management Awards 2017 promise to be a spectacular celebration of this landmark. The 2016 Awards were hailed as the best in Spear’s history, but we intend to make them even better: the winners even more innovative and successful, the guests even starrier and wealthier. There won’t be another opportunity for you like the Spear’s Wealth Management Awards 2017.

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The Awards

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    Private Banker of the Year

    For an individual who has delivered outstanding service to private banking clients during 2016-17. The winner will also have made a significant impact on the private banking industry, and be known for providing the very best value proposition to HNWs.

    Amit Kotha - RBC
    Camilla Stowell - Coutts
    Dina de Angelo - Pictet
    Helen Watson - Rothschild & Co
    Jim Bouley - Julius Baer
    Peter Gale - C Hoare & Co
    Roddy Boulton - Credit Suisse

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    Private Bank of the Year(UK) Sponsored by

    For a bank that has delivered outstanding service and performance for HNW individuals during 2016-17. Attention will be paid to factors including changes in client-facing head count, manager to client ratio, retention of top staff, changes in assets under management, market performance, broader services and innovation, as well as client feedback.

    C Hoare & Co
    Coutts Private Bank
    Hampden & Co
    HSBC Private Bank
    Rothschild
    Weatherbys

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    Private Bank of the year (International) Sponsored by

    For an overseas bank that has delivered outstanding service and performance for HNW individuals during 2016-17. Attention will be paid to factors including changes in client-facing head count, retention of top staff, changes in assets under management, market performance, broader services and innovation, as well as client feedback. The winner of this award will also have shown unmatched ability to service clients with cross-border needs.

    Citi Private Bank
    J.P. Morgan Private Bank
    Julius Baer
    Pictet & Cie
    UBS

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    Philanthropist of the Year Sponsored by 

    For an individual who has undertaken outstanding philanthropic activity during 2016-17. This activity may be in the form of a direct gift, the establishment of a foundation or the achievements of an ongoing foundation. The individual will be recognised for their contribution to philanthropy, their vision and their innovation.

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    Future Leader in Wealth Management

    For an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in any of the wealth management and private client industries. They will have demonstrated their potential through progression at the firm in addition to peer reference.
    Clement Hutton-Mills - Rothschild & Co
    Cordelia Bowdery - Veritas
    James Barrett - Julius Baer
    Tiffany Troxel - Julius Baer

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    Wealth Management Innovator of the Year

    For an individual or firm that has launched a product, service, solution or strategy in 2016-17 which has demonstrated true innovation in the wealth management and private client industries.

    Alan & Gina Miller - SCM Direct
    James Sellon - Maseco
    Jamie Ritblat - Mount Kendal
    Jonathan Bell - Stanhope Capital

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    Family Office Services Provider of the Year Sponsored by

    For a firm that has delivered outstanding services to family offices in 2016-17. This award is for ancillary services such as wealth planning, family governance, trusts, and administration. Attention will also be paid to innovations, client feedback and quality of service.

    KPMG
    Owl Private Office
    Smith & Williamson
    Stonehage Fleming

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    Lawyer of the Year - Tax & Trust

    For the tax and trust lawyer who has provided outstanding service during 2016-17. Attention will be paid to reported cases, innovations, quality of service and client feedback.

    Ashley Crossley - Baker McKenzie
    Charles Gothard - Macfarlanes
    Filipo Noseda - Mishcon de Reya
    Jonathan Conder - Macfarlanes
    John Riches - Withers
    Mark Bridges - Farrer & Co
    Russell Cohen - Farrer & Co

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    Lawyer of the Year - Family Sponsored by

    For the family lawyer who has provided outstanding service during 2016-17. Attention will be paid to reported cases, innovations, quality of service and client feedback.

    Davina Katz - Schillings
    Emma Hatley - Stewarts
    Frances Hughes - Hughes Fowler Carruthers
    Joe Vaitilingam - Vaitilingam Kay
    Miranda Fisher - Charles Russell Speechlys
    Susan Apthorp - Sears Tooth

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    Lawyer of the Year - Reputation

    For the defamation and reputation lawyer who has provided outstanding service during 2016-17. Attention will be paid to reported cases, innovations, quality of service and client feedback.

    Charlotte Harris - Kingsley Napley
    John Kelly - Harbottle & Lewis
    Niri Shan - Taylor Wessing
    Nigel Tait - Carter-Ruck
    Ramona Mehta - Mishcon de Reya

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    Private Client Accountant of the Year

    For the private client accountant who has provided outstanding service during 2016-17. Attention will be paid to innovations, quality of service and client feedback.

    James Hender - Saffery Champness
    Nicola Roberts - Deloitte
    Paul Hocking - Frank Hirth
    Simon Jennings - Smith and Williamson

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    Property Adviser of the Year Sponsored by  Gaggenau

    For an individual who has demonstrated outstanding service in sourcing and securing property for their clients in 2016-17.

    Camilla Dell - Blackbrick Property
    Ed Tryon - Lichfields
    Guy Meacock - Prime Purchase
    Peter Wetherell - Wetherell
    Thomas Van Straubenzee & Rory Penn - VanHan

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    Trusted Adviser Award

    For the wealth management professional across any field who has best demonstrated in 2016-17 their indispensability and excellence to their clients beyond their normal role.

    Elizabeth Henson - PwC
    Jonathan Conder - Macfarlanes
    Mark Bridges - Farrer & Co
    Mark Stephens - Howard Kennedy LLP
    William Drake - Owl Private Office

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    Outstanding Achievement Award Sponsored by  Parmigiani

    For a visionary individual who has made a significant impact on the wealth management industry either as a banker, wealth manager, lawyer, accountant or in any other relevant capacity.

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    Philanthropy Adviser of the Year

    For an individual who has undertaken outstanding support of philanthropic activity during 2016-17. This activity may be in the form of advice, the establishment of a foundation or the achievements of an ongoing foundation or programme. The individual will be recognised for their aid and advice to philanthropists, and for their innovation.

    Anne-Marie PiperFarrer & Co
    Clive CutbillWithers
    John CanadyNational Philanthropic Trust UK
    Jon KinnellCAF
    Maya PrabhuCoutts & Co
    Simon WeilBircham Dyson Bell

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    Entrepreneur of the Year

    For an entrepreneur who has shown innovation and success in 2016-17.

    Ben Elliot, Paul Drummond and Aaron Simpson - Quintessentially
    Emily Forbes - Seenit
    Kym Dennyh - VIVO
    Rod Brown - Opun

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    High Net Worth Asset Manager of the Year

    For an individual who has demonstrated outstanding returns and services to HNWs in the UK, specialising in managing investable assets between £500,000 and £15 million, in 2016-17. Attention will be paid to factors including changes in client-facing head count, changes in assets under management, market performance, broader services and innovation, as well as client feedback.

    Alice d’Esparbes - UBS
    Bandish Gudka - LGT Vestra
    Charles White - McInroy & Wood Investment Office
    Patrick Wilson - Credit Suisse
    Ross ElderLincoln - Private

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    Ultra-High Net Worth Asset Manager of the Year (Includes those at Private Investment Offices)

    For an individual who has demonstrated outstanding returns and services to UHNWs in the UK, specialising in managing investable assets in excess of £15 million, in 2016-17. Attention will be paid to factors including changes in client-facing head count, changes in assets under management, market performance, broader services and innovation, as well as client feedback.

    Daniel Pinto - Stanhope Capital
    Khaled Said - Capital Generation Partners
    Natasa Williams - LGT Vestra
    Patrick Smiley - Smith & Williamson

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Meet the judges

 

 

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Kathryn Adamson

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Rosalyn Breedy

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Robert Brodrick

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Freddy Barker

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William Drake

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Peter Gale

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Clive Hopewell

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James Heath

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James Hender


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Gary Hersham

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Charlie Hoffman

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Nick Hornby

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Jane Keir

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David Kilshaw

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Amit Kotha

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Wiliam Longrigg

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William Massey

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Clare Maurice


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Amber Melville-Brown

Patricia Milner

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Rupert Phelps

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David Poole

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James Quarmby

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Richard Rogerson

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Alex Scott

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Roarie Scarisbrick

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Rosie Schumm

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Camilla Wallace

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Nicholas Westley

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Contact

    Sponsorship Information:

  • Jiggs Patel Group Sales Director
    Spear's UK – Russia - Asia
  • +44 (0)203 0962289
  • jiggs.patel@spearswms.com