Jersey wins Best IFC in Asia awards

Posted: 03/06/2019

Jersey has, for the second consecutive year, been crowned Best International Finance Centre at the annual WealthBriefingAsia Awards. 

The awards, now in their seventh year, were held on Thursday 30 May in Singapore. Showcasing innovation and excellence in 2018/19, the event aims to recognise jurisdictions, companies and individuals across the global private banking, wealth management and trusted adviser communities. 

The panel of judges said: “Jersey has made a recent series of legislative enhancements that have further enhanced its reputation for global philanthropy, private wealth and investment activity. The jurisdiction has also made great strides in defining its ambitions within the fintech sector.”

JoeMoynihan_JerseyFinanceJersey’s success at this year’s awards coincides with the 10-year anniversary of Jersey Finance opening its Hong Kong office this November. Joe Moynihan (pictured), Chief Executive of Jersey Finance, commented: “We have had a long and positive history in Asia, promoting Jersey’s credibility as a leading IFC in Greater China since 2005. This award, along with the 10-year anniversary of our Hong Kong office, is testament to the island’s ongoing commitment to supporting the current and future needs of investors in the region.”

A number of other winners with operations in the Channel Islands were also winners in various categories:
• BNP Paribas Wealth Management, Innovative Client Solution award; Philanthropy Offering/Initiative of the Year; Private Bank – Customer Facing Digital Capabilities; Private Bank – Best Credit Provider
• Intertrust, Independent Trust or Fiduciary Company – Greater China 
• BDO, Tax/Accountancy Team – South-East Asia 
• HSBC Private Banking, Wealth Planning Team; Overall Best Asia Private Bank
• Appleby, Best M&A Adviser

To view the full list of winners click here

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