Isle of Man: Isle Of Man Based Companies Triumph At International Investment’s Fund & Product Awards
Last Updated: 30 May 2007

Isle of Man-based companies have won ten awards out of a total 14 award categories in this year’s International Investment Fund and Product Awards, and in four awards five local companies were ‘highly commended’.

The Treasury Minister Hon. Allan Bell MHK was delighted to see Isle of Man-based companies rewarded for their performance over the last year. He commented, ‘The success of Isle of Man-based companies at this prestigious awards ceremony is a clear reflection of the strength of our on-island institutions and of their commitment to providing clients with expert services and products. These awards also endorse the Isle of Man’s financial services industry, the leading segment of our thriving economy, and further enhance the Isle of Man’s reputation as a centre of excellence. Across all sectors the Island pays particular attention to quality of service, value for money, innovation and speed of response, enabling it to be positioned at the forefront of the global arena.’

Notably, AXA Isle of Man, Fairbairn and Royal Skandia were declared winners in two categories each, while Anglo Irish Bank (Isle of Man), Lloyds TSB Offshore, HSBC Bank and Britannia International each won a category. Other Island businesses that were recognised and ‘Highly Commended’ include Bradford & Bingley and Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander International.

International Investment is the UK’s leading offshore publication, published by Incisive Media. The International Investment Fund & Product Awards are the most high-profile and prestigious awards ceremony for the offshore world. They took place at the Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London on the evening of Wednesday 16th May, and were attended by more than 300 leading financial services providers.


Isle of Man award winners

Best International Life Product:
AXA Isle of Man – Evolution

Best International Life Product Range:
Royal Skandia

Best International Life Group:
AXA Isle of Man

Best International Platform Provider:
Fairbairn Private Bank

Best Offshore Bank Product:
Anglo Irish Bank Isle of Man – Privilege 12 month bond
‘Highly Commended’ – Bradford & Bingley – eAccess

Best Offshore Bank Range:
Lloyds TSB Offshore

Best Offshore Bank Group:
HSBC Bank International
‘Highly Commended’ – Britannia International

Best International Private Bank:
Fairbairn Private Bank
‘Highly Commended’ – Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander International

Best Offshore Structured Product Provider:
Britannia International for Optimum & Guaranteed Bonds

Best Commitment to Service:
Royal Skandia
‘Highly Commended’ - AXA Isle of Man Limited and Fairbairn Private Bank

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