Shortlist announced for 19th Int’l Fund & Product Awards

The shortlist for International Investment’s 19th Annual International Fund & Product Awards 2018, has been announced following a record number of entries.

This year, the ceremony will take place in the magnificent surroundings of Merchant Taylors’ Hall, in the heart of the City of London, on Thursday 4 October. Below is the first nine of our 18 awards with the remaining awards shortlist to be announced tomorrow.

And for the first time, for our inaugural Best International Young Talent and the International Personality of the Year awards we are adding a “reader’s vote” element that will be added to the overall judging criteria. The shortlist for these popular categories will be revealed tomorrow with reader’s voting element going live later this week.

The shortlist for the first nine of our 18 awards is as follows:

Best International Life Group (Non-UK)
Hansard International
Old Mutual International

Best International Life Group (UK)
Canada Life International
Old Mutual International
Utmost Wealth Solutions

Best International Pension Plan
Fairway Jersey Personal Pension Scheme from Fairway Group
Freedom International Personal Pension from Boal & Co
iPlan Occupational from Moore Stephens Isle of Man
Zurich International Pension Plan from Zurich International Corporate Solutions

Best International Platform
Ardan International Wealth Platform
Capital International Platform, by Capital International Group
Sharing Alpha
Wealth Interactive, by Old Mutual International

Best International Portfolio Bond
Access Portfolio, from Investors Trust
Evolution & Selection, from Utmost Wealth Solutions
Premiere Account, from Canada Life
Select Bond, from Old Mutual International
Wealth Portfolio, from Old Mutual International

Best International Private Health Provider
Aetna International
Allianz Partners’ Alliance Care
Now Health International

Best International Protection Plan
CanProtect Whole of Life Plan, from Canada Life
Flexible Life Plan, from Canada Life
Silk Life Plan, from Old Mutual International
Zurich International Group Risk Solutions, from Zurich International Corporate Solutions

Best International Savings Plan
Abacus 321 Account, from Abacus Financial Consultants LLC
Evolution Family of Products, from Investors Trust
Offshore Savings Account, from Canada Life
S&P 500 Regular Premium Plans, from Investors Trust
Wealth Management Plan, from Old Mutual International
Zurich International Pension Plan, from Zurich International Corporate Solutions

Best International Trust and Estate Planning Product
Estate Planning Bond, by Utmost Wealth Solutions
Controlled Access Account, by Canada Life
Wealth Preservation Account, by Canada Life
Excess Income Trust, by Old Mutual International
Select Lifestyle Bond, by Old Mutual International

The remaining nine awards that have been shortlisted including: Best International Finance CentreBest Best-Practice in Asset ManagementBest Best-Practice in Financial Advisory/Wealth Management and Best International Fund Group and the Best International Young Talent and International Personality of the Year awards will be revealed here tomorrow.

The International Fund & Product Awards is a must-attend event in the international investment and wealth adviser community, attracting over 150 industry professionals from over 65 companies. Over 50% of our attendees are director level making this prestigious event a superb networking opportunity for forging new relationships and hosting clients.

For further information, or to book a table, please contact Christopher Copper-Ind, publisher of International Investment, at

Christopher Copper-Ind
Christopher Copper-Ind is Publisher and Editor of International Investment. His previous publishing experience focused largely on the Middle East and emerging markets, and he was Editorial Director of The Business Year, based in Istanbul, for three years before moving back to London in 2017. He is the author of How to Negotiate, to be published by Macmillan in 2019.

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