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We have won the most awards for a good reason


    Excellence through a passion for positive change

    AES International has pioneered the delivery of professional financial services within the international sector. This success is built upon a highly differentiated vision and a real passion for introducing positive change to the lives of our clients.
    In recognition of these efforts, AES International has received the following accolades which add substance to the life changing vision and strategy that is exported to the international clients we serve.
    Bupa award

    Bupa Global

    2019 - Top Producer in Africa, India and the Middle East

    "Our diverse global team puts clients first - encouraging them to make healthcare a priority while keeping costs low. It's a winning combination - and we're proud to be recognised for it."

    - Sam Instone, CEO

    International Adviser

    International Adviser

    2019 - Excellence in Marketing (Middle East)
    2019 - Excellence in Business Strategy (UK)
    2018 - Best Adviser Firm (Middle East)

    2018 - Excellence in Professional Development (Middle East)
    2018 - Excellence in Business Strategy (Middle East)
    2018 - Excellence in Business Strategy (UK)
    2017 - Best Adviser Firm (Europe)
    2017 - Excellence in Business Strategy (UK)
    2016 - Best Practice Adviser Firm (Global)
    2016 - Best Adviser Firm (Middle East)
    2016 - Excellence in Professional Development (Middle East)
    2016 - Excellence in Client Service (Middle East)
    2016 - Excellence in Professional Development (Europe)
    2016 - Excellence in Social Media (Europe)
    2016 - Excellence in Business Transformation (Europe)

    Financial Times New Breed Adviser Awards

    Financial Times New Breed Adviser Awards

    2010 - Best Transitional Adviser
    2009 - Adviser Firm of the Year - Training and Development Programme (Shortlisted)
    2009 - Adviser Firm of the Year - Treating the Customer Fairly Programme (Shortlisted)
    Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100

    Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100

    2012 - Best Management Team

    Sam Instone and John Viney were among the 300 founders and directors of Britain’s 100 private companies with the fastest growing sales.

    2012 - Fastest Growing Financial Services Firm (second consecutive year) and 4th fastest growing business in the UK (rising from 11th place in 2011, becoming the first ever financial services firm to rise in the rankings)

    2011 - Fastest Growing Financial Services Firm
    11th fastest growing business in the UK

    and the winners are-1

    Investors in People

    2013 - Investors in People Champion Status

    AES joins the top 1% of all IIP-accredited businesses and will act as an ambassador for the scheme, inspiring other organisations by sharing advice on how developing people can lead to improved business performance.

    2012 - Investors in People Gold Status
    (after satisfying 161 individual evidence requirements).

    2009 – Investors in People Status awarded

    Money Marketing

    Money Marketing

    2014 - Best Support Service (Finalist)
    2013 - Best Recruitment and Development (Shortlisted)
    2013 - Best Network (Shortlisted)
    2012 - Adviser Training & Professional Development (Finalist)
    2010 - Best Network and Support Services (Shortlisted)
    2010 - Best Adviser Training and Professional Development (Shortlisted)
    2009 - Best Use of Technology by an Adviser (Finalist)
    Professional Adviser

    Professional Adviser

    2013 - Best International Financial Planning Firm 
    2013 - Best International Private Wealth Manager (Highly Commended)
    2012 - Best International Wealth Manager (Highly Commended)
    Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (UK)

    Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (UK)

    2013 - Sam Instone, CEO (Finalist, London and the South)

    Sam was named as one of the UK’s most inspiring business leaders.

    Global Mobility & Immigration Awards

    Global Mobility & Immigration Awards

    2014 - International Employee Benefits Team of the Year (UAE)
    2014 - Non-Domiciled Company Focused Financial Services Firm of the Year
    Wealth & Money Management Awards

    Wealth & Money Management Awards

    2014 - Best Global Offshore Banking Team
    2014 - Best Private Wealth Management Adviser (UAE)


    The Finance Awards

    The Finance Awards

    2015 - Best for International Investments (UAE) 
    2015 - Recognised Leader in Wealth Protection (UAE)
    2014 - Financial Advisers of the Year (UAE)
    2014 - Best Next Generation Financial Advisory Firm (UK)

    Acquisition International - International Finance Awards

    Acquisition International - International Finance Awards

    2017 - Best International Wealth Management Practice (EMEA)

    International Investment

    International Investment

    2017 - Best Practice in Offshore (Middle East)

    Speak to a member of our award-winning team today