Lifetime Achievement Award Presented to Chris Macdonald

Apr 13, 2016, 11:36 ET from Goodacre UK

LONDON, April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Sophie Raworth (BBC News) presented Chris Macdonald with the Lifetime Achievement Award at The Guildhall yesterday evening. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Brooks Macdonald, the company set up by Mr Macdonald.

Joel Hills, Business Editor for ITV News won the Award for Best Industry Commentator and Ian King, Business Presenter at Sky News and Business Editor, The Times collected the Award for Financial Journalist of the Year.

JM Finn won the Award for Best Discretionary Service and St James's Place Wealth Management collected the Award for Wealth Management Company of the Year.  

The City of London Wealth Management Awards are unique in that winners are determined by an online public vote. This number votes cast has increased significantly since the Awards were introduced 10 years ago.

Stephen Pinner, MD of Goodacre UK the company managing the Awards said

"Winning a City of London Wealth Management Award is significant proof of distinction for the best companies and individuals providing services to for private investors. The fact that winners are determined by individual votes is a huge endorsement for all winners. I am delighted that Chris Macdonald's efforts have been acknowledged and that the journalists who provide information to the investing public have been rewarded in this way".   

Notes for Editors
The purpose of the City of London Wealth Management Awards is to recognise and promote quality of service from Wealth Management companies and individuals.

Winners are determined by a public online vote which took place over a two week period in March 2016. The poll was reviewed by an independent panel of judges.

The City of London Wealth Management Awards are supported by leading service and system suppliers to the regulated financial services sector, namely IRESS, FactSet, Clearstream Banking, Equiniti, Allfunds Bank, JHC Systems, Platform Securities, Wealth Dynamix, and SIX Financial Information.

City of London Wealth Management Award Winners 2016: 

Company Awards 


   
    The Allfunds Bank Award for Best Advisory Service
    Tilney Bestinvest
    The Platform Securities Award for Best Discretionary Service
    JM Finn
    Best Execution-Only CFD Provider
    Accendo Markets
    Best Execution-Only Equity Share Dealing Service
    IWeb Share Dealing
    Best Fund
    Old Mutual Global Investors
    Best FX Provider
    FxPro
    Best ISA Provider
    Redmayne-Bentley Stockbrokers LLP 
    Best Market Newsletter
    Beaufort Securities
   The Equiniti Award for Best SIPP Provider
    AJ Bell Youinvest
   Best Spread Betting Provider
    Spreadex
   The SIX Financial Information Award for Best UK Private Bank
    Nedbank Private Wealth
   The Wealth Dynamix Award for Family Office of the Year
    Stonehage Fleming
   The Iress Award for Wealth Management Company of the Year
    St James's Place Wealth Management


Individual Awards 


   
    The Clearstream Banking Award for Best Industry Commentator
    Joel Hills, ITN
    Financial Journalist of the Year
    Ian King, Sky News and The Times
    Most Promising Newcomer
    Harriet Mann, Interactive Investor
    Mudlark Award for ExceptionalPerformance in the Back Office
    Sarah Thi, Mattioli Woods
    The FactSet Award for Wealth Manager of the Year (Female)
    Elissa Bayer, Investec Wealth & Investment
    The FactSet Award for Wealth Manager of the Year (Male)
    Asim Bajwa, Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management
   Outstanding Achievement
    David Miller, Quilter Cheviot Investment Management
   Educational Initiative
    Gavin Oldham, The Share Centre
   Outstanding Contribution
    Hilary Coghill, City Asset Management
   Innovation in Wealth Management
    Nick Hungerford, Nutmeg
   Lifetime Achievement
    Chris Macdonald, Brooks Macdonald Group

SOURCE Goodacre UK