Standard Bank Offshore is proud to announce successes at the 2024 Citywealth Magic Circle Awards, underscoring its excellence in wealth management and fiduciary services. The awards, renowned globally for setting the benchmark in the private wealth industry, celebrated Standard Bank’s outstanding achievements with top honours.

Standard Bank’s International Fiduciary Services team has been named the winner in the prestigious Trust Company of the Year category. This accolade highlights the exceptional expertise in establishing and administering complex and bespoke fiduciary structures for private clients, corporations, and family offices.

Michael Giraud, Head of Fiduciary Services, Jersey, said: “Winning the award for Trust Company of the Year is a tremendous achievement, particularly in light of the strong competition we faced in this category. This accolade is a further endorsement of our unique offering, and we thank everyone who took the time to vote for us.”

Jonathan Sprigg, Head of Fiduciary Services at Standard Bank Offshore, added: “This award reflects the passion and commitment of our dedicated team, who continue to go the extra mile to deliver an exceptional service experience. Our clients are at the centre of everything we do, and we are grateful for their continued trust in our ability to meet their needs across multiple generations.”

Adding to the celebrations, Melville Douglas, a boutique investment manager and member of the Standard Bank Group, was honoured as the runner-up in the ‘Institutional Private Client Asset Manager of the Year’ category. The accolade, presented at a gala event on May 15 in London, is a testament to the team’s dedication to delivering superior investment management services.

Chris Stead, Head of International Portfolio Management at Melville Douglas, said: “We are thrilled and humbled to have been recognised in the Institutional Private Client Asset Manager 2024 category in one of the industry’s leading events. This is a testament to the hard work of the entire team, as well as their commitment to delivering outstanding results and service for our clients.”

Both awards underscore Standard Bank Offshore’s unwavering commitment to excellence in wealth management. With a blend of robust, agile offerings and deep industry expertise, Standard Bank continues to set the standard in serving clients’ diverse needs globally.

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