iifl private wealthMumbai, June 10, 2013 – IIFL Private Wealth, one of India’s leading wealth management company, was crowned ‘BEST WEALTH MANAGEMENT CO. IN INDIA’ at the inaugural WealthBriefingAsia Awards 2013.  One of five firms to be shortlisted in the BEST WEALTH MANAGEMENT CO. IN INDIA (>50 employees) category, the triumph is yet another milestone in the company’s drive to be recognised as one of the pre-eminent players in the wealth management industry.

Showcasing ‘best of breed’ providers in the global private banking, wealth management and trusted advisor communities, the awards were designed to recognise companies, teams and individuals which the prestigious panel of judges deemed to have ‘demonstrated innovation and excellence during 2012’.  Stephen Harris, publisher of WealthBriefingAsia presented the awards during a glitzy gala black-tie dinner, at Raffles Hotel, Singapore.

Commenting on the firm’s triumph, Karan Bhagat, MD & CEO, IIFL Private Wealth said: “It is a great honour to be recognised in these inaugural awards, and is a testament to the hard work the team has put in over the last five years.  This award belongs as much to our clients as to us.”

ClearView Financial Media’s Managing Director, and Publisher of WealthBriefingAsia, Stephen Harris, was first to extend his congratulations to all the winners.  He said: “These awards were judged solely on the basis of entrants’ submissions and their response to a number of specific questions, which had to be answered focusing on the client experience, not quantitative performance metrics.  These awards recognise the very best operators in the private wealth industry, with ‘independence’, ‘integrity’ and ‘genuine insight’ the watchwords of the judging process – such that the awards truly reflect excellence in wealth management.”

About IIFL Private Wealth

Incorporated in April 2008, IIFL Private Wealth advises promoter families, corporate treasuries and senior professionals across multiple asset classes. Our product suite consists of listed equities, bonds, fixed income, real estate, private placements, offshore structures and other customized structures.

IIFL Private Wealth offering brings to clients a sophisticated, research-led advisory model that is one-of-its kind in the country. In addition to 14 major cities in India, IIFLW also has a presence in 7 international cities – New York, London, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Geneva and Mauritius.