Shortlist announced for 20th International Investment Awards

Shortlist announced for 20th International Investment Awards

The first phase shortlist for the 20th annual International Investment Awards 2019 shortlist has been announced following a record number of entries from a record number of companies.

To mark the 20th anniversary of the International Investment Awards - the longest running awards in the industry - we have added a number of new categories for fintech innovation and excellence, client service and best marketing campaign. This is first phase of the shortlist with the final phase revealed on Monday 19 August.

The prestigious awards event - which is seen as one of the international investment and advice world's biggest nights - will be held on Wednesday 16 October at the historic Gibson Hall in the heart of the City in London.


The shortlist for the first ten awards is as follows:


Best International Discretionary Fund Manager

Melvile Douglas (Standard Bank)

Quilter Cheviot





Best International Portfolio Bond 

Canada Life International 

Investors Trust

Old Mutual International - Wealth Portfolio 

Utmost Wealth Solutions


Best Fintech Innovation - NEW

deVere Group

Old Mutual International 


Sharing Alpha


Excellence in Fintech - NEW

deVere Group

Investors Trust

Old Mutual International - Wealth Interactive 


Sharing Alpha


Best International Savings Plan 

Canada Life International - Offshore Savings Account

Fairway Group - Fairway International Master Trust

Investors Trust - S&P 500 Index

Investors Trust - Evolution Plus

Old Mutual International - Wealth Management Plan 

RL360 - Regular Savings Plan

Zurich International Life - Zurich International Life Pension Plan


Best International Life Group (UK and non-UK) 


Canada Life International

Old Mutual International


Zurich International Life/Zurich 

Non UK: 

Old Mutual International



Zurich International Life/Zurich 


Best International Protection Plan (Life)

Canada Life International - Flexible Life Plan

Canada Life International - CanProtect Whole of Life

Old Mutual International- Silk Plan

Zurich International Life - Zurich International Life 


Best International Private Health Insurance Provider 

Allianz Care

Aetna International 

AXA Global Healthcare

Generali Global Health

Now Health International 


Best International Trust and Estate Planning 

Canada Life International - Controlled Access Account

Canada Life International - The Wealth Preservation Account

Old Mutual International - Tailored Life Trust

Old Mutual International - Lifestyle Trust

Utmost- DGT scheme Estate Planning Bond (EPB)

Utmost Ireland - Generation Planning Bond (GPB)


International Campaign of the Year - NEW

Finance Isle of Man - Isle of Man for Life 

Insight Discovery

Old Mutual International 


Congratulations to all of those that have been shortlisted above.


Additional shortlists will be revealed on Monday 19 August for Young Talent of the Year, Personality of the Year and new awards for Excellence in Client Service (Advisers)*- NEW, Excellence in Client Service (Advisers)* - NEW 

All of these awards are decided via a combination of judges comments and online votes. Voting will be also be made live on Monday 19 August. 

Excellence in Advisory Best Practice* will be decided by judges vote only.

The shortlists for Best International Platform, Best International Fund Group, Best International Pension Plan and Best International Financial Centre will be revealed w/c Monday 26 August.

*Regional winners be announced on evening of the awards on Wednesday 16 October.