International Fund & Product Awards winners announced tonight

The winners of International Investment’s 18th annual International Fund & Product Awards will be announced tonight.

After a record number of applications this year, the wait to see who will receive one of our prestigious awards is almost over with winners set to be announced at the awards ceremony tonight at the exclusive Millennium Mayfair, London.

International Investment will be tweeting, using the hashtag #ifpa17, throughout the event announcing each winner live as the excitement unfolds.

Our shortlist for this year’s awards includes some of the best and brightest products and services in the industry, and showcases some of the best talent in the international investment community.

This year’s awards host is top female stand-up comedian Jo Caulfield.

Jo, pictured left, is a regular guest on TV’s Mock The Week (BBC2) and Have I Got News For You (BBC1) and best-known for her legendary one-woman shows.

Described as “one of the finest female comics at work” (The Observer), she has also recently  nominated as “the best female Stand-Up in the country” ( She is also Graham Norton’s lead writer.

Any attendees that wish to tweet about the awards should also use the hashtag #ifpa17. A feature on the awards and a special video of the event will be posted online on Friday.

Watch this video, to see highlights of last year’s event.

This year’s finalists are:

Best International Discretionary Fund Manager

Tilney for Professionals –Tilney
MASECO Asia Limited –MASECO Asia Limited
Ashburton (Jersey) Ltd –Ashburton Investments
VAM Funds –VAM Funds
Rathbones –Rathbone Brothers

Best International Finance Centre

Guernsey Finance –Guernsey
Jersey Finance Limited –Jersey
Tower –Cayman Islands
IOM Gov – DED –Isle of Man Government

Best International Fund Group

Provisca –Heptagon Capital
VAM Funds –VAM Funds
KBI Global Investors –KBI Global Investors
Hermes Investment Management –Hermes Investment Management

Best International Life Group (Non-UK)

Old Mutual International –Old Mutual International
Hansard Global –Hansard International Limited
RL360° –RL360°

Best International Life Group (UK)

Utmost Wealth Solutions –Utmost Wealth Solutions
Old Mutual International –Old Mutual International
Canada Life-Canada Life International

Best International Pension Plan

Boal & Co –Freedom International Personal Pension Plan
Zurich International Corporate Solutions –International Pension Plan
Fidelity International –Fidelity International Pension Plan

Best International Platform

Platform One –Platform One International Plus
Old Mutual International –Wealth Interactive
Ardan International –Ardan International
Provisca –Momentum Wealth International

Best International Portfolio Bond

Utmost Wealth Solutions –Evolution
Old Mutual International –Executive Bond
Old Mutual International –Executive Investment Account
Hansard Global –Universal Personal Portfolio option Z1 (“UPP Z1”)
Canada Life –Premiere Account (including the Premiere Europe Account)

Best International Practice in Asset Management/Life Products/Bonds

Old Mutual International –Future Fit
Edale UK Management –Edale Investments

Best International Private Banking Service (Non-UK)

Nedbank Private Wealth –Nedbank Private Wealth
Standard Bank –International Personal Banking Proposition
MBMG Investment Advisory –MBMG Investment Advisory Private Bank Analysis Service

Best International Private Health Insurance Provider

Allianz Worldwide Care –Allianz Worldwide Care
Generali Global Health –Generali Global Health
Aetna International –Aetna International
Now Health International –Now Health International
AXA PPP International –AXA – Global Healthcare

Best International Protection Plan (Life)

Old Mutual International –Silk Life Plan
Zurich International Corporate Solutions –Zurich International Group Risk Solutions
RL360° –RL360° Asset Protection Plan
PA Group –Premier Principal Protection Plus
Canada Life –CanProtect Whole of Life Plan

Best International Savings Plan

Platform One –Platform One Hallmark Regular Savings Account
Old Mutual International –Wealth Management Plan
Hansard Global –International Savings and Retirement Plan (“IRSP”)
Zurich International Corporate Solutions –International Pension Plan
Fidelity International –Fidelity International Savings Plan
Canada Life –Offshore Savings Account

Best International Trust and Estate Planning Product

Utmost Wealth Solutions –the Estate Planning Bond
Old Mutual International –Lifestyle Trust
RL360° –RL360° Discounted Gift Trust
Canada Life –Controlled Access Account
Canada Life –Wealth Preservation Account

Best International US Offshore Services Provider

Atlas Wealth Management –Atlas Wealth Management
American Citizens Abroad, Inc. –American Citizens Abroad-State Department Federal Credit Union
MASECO Private Wealth –MASECO Private Wealth
Sarasin Asset Management Ltd –Sarasin Asset Management Ltd

Best International Wealth Management Provider (UK)

Nedbank Private Wealth –Nedbank Private Wealth

International Personality of the Year

DeVere Group –Nigel Green
Monfort International –Geraint Davies
The Fry Group H.K. Ltd –Sheila Dickinson
PA Group –Charles Jorge

Best Best-Practice in Offshore

For our Best Best-Practice award, the following list of companies is of those who are in the running for Best Best-Practice in Offshore Overall. Both this and the regional winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on the 5 October.

AES International
The Fry Group
Intelligent Investments
Aisa International
MASECO Asia Limited
DeVere Spain
Montfort International
Forth Capital
Atlas Wealth Management
Rosemont International
Mondial (Dubai) LLC.. A UAE BASED COMPANY.
MASECO Private Wealth
MBMG Investment Advisory Co Ltd
Edale Investments
VFS International
Gary Robinson
Deputy Editor, International Investment and Head of Video at Open Door Media Publishing. A fully qualified journalist and filmmaker with more than 20 years' financial services experience, both as journalist and originally as an IFA.

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