Barclays Wealth and Barclays Stockbrokers were winners at the Shares Awards 2011, which took place in London last week.
Barclays Wealth won the prestigious Best Wealth Manager accolade, beating Brewin Dolphin, Merchant Cavendish Young, Schroders, Société Générale Private Banking Hambros and St. James’s Place Wealth Management.
David Semaya, Head of UK and Ireland Private Bank, said: “I am delighted that we were recognised as Best Wealth Manager at these awards. This is the first time Barclays Wealth (new window) has been recognised in this category and, as they are voted for by readers, it is indicative of our ever growing presence in the UK marketplace.”
Barclays Stockbrokers (new window) was named Best Self-Select ISA Provider.
Des Byrne, Head of Stockbrokers, said: “Winning the Best Self-Select ISA award further cements our position as the number one stockbroker in the UK and recognises a superior product with access to a wide selection of asset classes. We are delighted that this award is voted for by our clients and Shares magazine readers.”
The event is organised by the UK’s Shares magazine and awards are voted for by readers in recognition of innovation and high-quality service and products from retail investment companies.