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First Names Group scoops up two Citywealth IFC Awards

21 January 2016

Following last night’s awards ceremony, we are delighted to announce that First Names Group has won ‘Trust Company of the Year – Jersey’ and ‘Trust Company of the Year – Guernsey’ in the 2016 Citywealth International Financial Centre Awards.

Now in their fifth year, the Citywealth IFC Awards have been designed to highlight excellence among the advisors and managers in the private wealth sector in the world’s major international financial centres.

The awards were judged by an international panel made up of highly respected practitioners from all sectors, who have experience working with advisors in each of the jurisdictions covered. First Names Group was recognised as having excelled in achievement, innovation, expertise and service.

Winners were announced last night at an awards dinner in London, at which a gang of ‘First Names’ were in attendance. Collecting the award for ‘Trust Company of the Year – Jersey’ was the Managing Director of our Jersey business, Ben Newman. The award for ‘Trust Company of the Year – Guernsey’ was picked up by David Preston, Managing Director for Guernsey.