SPEAR'S Russia Wealth Management Awards by MEDIACRAT
The winners of SPEAR’S Russia Wealth Management Awards 2013 – Russia’s first annual awards for key private banking and wealth management industry players – were announced on the evening of December 5 in Moscow. “This marks the fifth year that we are celebrating the winners of the Awards. You can judge the state of the Russian PBWM industry next year by looking at those who won tonight,” said SPEAR’S Russia Editor-in-Chief Andrei Vdovin. The SPEAR'S Russia Wealth Management Awards gala was held at the Mossovet State Academic Theatre. The event was hosted by Ivan Urgant. Promsvyazbank was awarded Best Russian Private Bank over 2009-2013, URALSIB | Private Bank was named Russia’s Best Private Bank of the Year, and Alfa Bank won as the Most Innovative Private Bank in the country. Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen and UBS were named Best Foreign Private Banks for wealthy Russians, the former in Russia and the latter abroad. Rietumu Banka held on to its leadership position among private banks in the CIS and the Baltic states for the second year in a row. Alfa Capital was first among asset management companies, while Oracle Capital Group was best among family offices. QB Finance won in the Start of the Year nomination. The fifth SPEAR’S Russia Wealth Management Awards also identified the best professionals in the private banking and wealth management industry in Russia.
BOLSHOI Sport Readership Increases by 38%
According to the most recent TNS Gallup Media research, the number of readers per issue of BOLSHOI Sport in Moscow has increased by 38%, growing from 115,200 for the period from June to August to 159,000 readers for the period from September to November 2013. The readership of one issue over the same period across the entire country grew by 37.1 percent, having reached 455,200 people.
The semiannual readership of BOLSHOI Sport in Russia grew by 22.7 percent for the whole country and reached 876,700 readers. This indicator also showed a positive trend both in Moscow – demonstrating an increase by 24.5 percent (to 231,500 readers) – and in St. Petersburg, with a growth of 21.5 percent (to 87,100 readers).
The BOLSHOI Sport magazine, headed by its Editor-in-Chief Alexei Nemov, has been published since late 2005. Creative and commercial management of the project is provided by MEDIACRAT.
Jason Gale Announces Moscow Lifestyle Awards
Jason Gale, a.k.a. Mister London, founder of London Lifestyle Awards, flew to Moscow to officially announce the launch of Moscow Lifestyle Awards. He shared the news on December 5, at the SPEAR’S Russia Wealth Management Awards 2013 ceremony.
“It’s now been 24 hours that I’m in Moscow – it’s a fantastic city, very lively and full of interesting people and events,” said Jason Gale. “With so many potential nominees, I think the Awards have a great future in the Russian capital.”
The Moscow Lifestyle Awards is expected to be held in Moscow in 2014, with MEDIACRAT and WATCH Russia as organizers. The Awards will evaluate the activities of individuals and companies that shape the so-called Moscow lifestyle, making Moscow one of the world’s most attractive cities. The Moscow Lifestyle Awards will be organized in the format of the award ceremony annually held in London.
Mobile Apps for BOLSHOI Sport and SPEAR'S Russia
The mobile version of BOLSHOI Sport magazine is now available for tablet devices running Google Android. The application lets readers download and read all the editorial material of the magazine, offers social media features and a way to send feedback to the editors and to Alexei Nemov, several years’ worth of back issues of the magazine, etc. You can download the app from Google Play.
A SPEAR'S Russia mobile app for iOS will also be launched in the near future. Its subscribers will have access to all the archived back issues of the publication as well.
BOLSHOI Sport, headed by its Editor-in-Chief Alexei Nemov, has been published since late 2005.
SPEAR’S Russia is the Russian language version of its British namesake, the most trustworthy and influential magazine for the world’s richest audience. Founder – PBWM Media, Editor-in-Chief – Andrei Vdovin.
Rivoli Perfumery Deluxe Edition
MEDIACRAT prepared an exclusive gift book, commissioned by Rive Gauche, marking the opening of a new niche perfume boutique of Rivoli Perfumery in St. Petersburg. The hand-numbered limited edition was published with a print run of 1,000 copies and will be distributed exclusively among the guests of the boutique.
This collectible cloth-bound book with gold engravings is dedicated to the best of fragrant creations, familiar only to a small inner circle of connoisseurs. Created from unusual or very expensive ingredients, they are the pinnacle of the high art of perfumery.