On December 6, the winners of SPEAR’S Russia Wealth Navigator Awards 2021, the first annual award in Russia in the private banking and wealth management industry, were announced.
A-Club was recognized as the Best Private Bank of the Year. Alfa-Bank won in the Best Russian Bank for Corporate Clients nomination. Rosbank L'Hermitage Private Banking became the Foreign Private Bank in Russia.
The nomination "Investment Firm of the Year" won by General Invest this time, and Sber Asset Management became the "Asset Management Firm of the Year".
Andrey Babiyan (Alfa Capital) has been declared a Gentleman of the Year. Alina Nazarova (A-Club) was recognized as the Lady of the Year. Dmitry Breitenbikher (VTB Private Banking) became Banker of the Year.
Alexey Ishchenko (General Invest) received the Investment Adviser of the Year award, and BKHK law firm won the Law Firm of the Year nomination for the second year in a row. Family Office Private Banking VTB was recognized as the Multi-Family Office of the Year.
Fort Ross Ventures won the Best Private Equity / Venture Capital Fund award. Bank Saint Petersburgh Private Banking was named "The most rapidly-developing private banking"
For the best "Start of the Year" award was given to RSHB private banking. The Product of the Year award was won by Red Lions Capital. The victory for the "Best Client Service" was awarded to DOM.RF Private Banking. Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen was awarded for "For implementation of best European wealth management practices".
Gazprombank. Private Banking was recognized as the “Best Russian Bank for Wealthy Families”. Sber Private Banking was named the Legendary Team. Sber Life Insurance won in the Best Insurance Company nomination.
Inanomo was awarded for the best technological solution for crypto-investors, and A-Club got It’s award for the promotion of venture capital investments.
Sber Private Banking was named a "Partner Bank in Charity Projects".
The Chairman of the Jury is Arman Jilavyan, the Managing Partner of MEDIACRAT. Together with him, decisions were made by businessman and philanthropist Alexander Gafin, member of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs Temur Shakaya, entrepreneur and private investor David Yakobashvili, general partner of Matrix Capital Pavel Teplukhin, and SPEAR’S Russia publisher Daria Figurkina.
“PwC has been an independent consultant for the Awards for over 10 years. We thank the organizers for many years of cooperation! The number of participants, the level of nominees is growing every year,” said Karina Khudenko, PwC Partner. “This shows that the SPEARʼS Russia Wealth Navigator Award is one of the most sought-after awards in private banking and wealth management.”
SPEAR'S Russia Wealth Navigator Awards is the first annual award in Russia for the best representatives of the private banking, wealth management industry and related industries. The award organized by tradition and analogy with the British SPEAR'S Wealth Management Awards annually held in London by SPEAR'S UK magazine.
The organizers of the Awards in Russia are the PBWM.ru portal and SPEAR'S Russia magazine. PwC is the Independent consultant of the Awards.
The official partner of the Award is Chivas Regal, the legendary Scotch whiskey, a symbol of success, status and luxury. Powered by The Glenlivet, the original Speyside single malt whiskey that has been setting new standards since 1824.
Read more on the official website of the Awards.