Smith & Williamson, the investment management and accountancy group, has won the Citywire Investment Performance Award for Steady Growth, as well as being shortlisted for both the Large Firm and Aggressive categories.
Chris Kenny, investment management partner with Smith & Williamson, commented: “We are delighted to have received this award, and to have been shortlisted in two other categories.
We are fortunate that our collegiate investment process, which draws upon the insights and experience of our 165 investment managers, has enabled us to consistently deliver good growth for our clients through changing market conditions.”
The judges’ verdict was that: “Smith & Williamson was a standout performer in [the Steady Growth] category, having exhibited consistent results during the period and a high quality entry.”
This is the latest in a string of wins for Smith & Williamson; it was also recently named as both Investment Team of the Year and Accountancy Team of the Year at the STEP Private Client Awards 2013/14, and chosen as Asset Management Firm of the Year for HNWs at the Spear’s Wealth Management Awards 2013.
Smith & Williamson ranks among the top ten independently owned wealth managers* in the UK, with over £14 billion of funds under management and advice (as at 30 September 2013).
* FT Money Guide private client wealth management AUM rankings; Fenchurch side-by-side analysis of key players; PAM top 40 managers by assets under management
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