Chartered financial planners AES International swept the board at International Adviser's Best Practice Adviser Awards, and were awarded the top accolade of the night – namely Best Adviser Firm in the Middle East.

Industry respected International Adviser magazine today announced the winners of its Best Practice Adviser Awards for the Middle East region.

The International Adviser brand serves the global intermediary market that use cross-border insurance, investment, banking and pension products on behalf of high net worth clients.

The magazine and digital platform is a leading advocate for best practice in international financial services, and encourages its audience to deliver the same with its respected annual Best Practice Awards series.

Earlier this year at the European round of the series, AES International won Excellence in Professional Development, Excellence in Social Media and Excellence in Business Transformation. 

Today the focus was on the Middle East region, and AES International took home Excellence in Client Services and Excellence in Professional Development, before being named Best Adviser Firm in the entire region.

The awards are voted for by an independent panel of expert judges from the international financial services marketplace, as a result they are highly respected, and represent peer review and endorsement. 

The judges made the following comments in respect of each of AES International’s awards: - 

Excellence in Client Services: “…very thorough approach to customer segmentation backed up with good quality appropriate services.”

Excellence in Professional Development: “…strong across the board professional development with a sound approach focused on CII qualifications.”

Best Adviser Firm: “…distinctive strategy with a clear focus on customers very effectively delivered.”

Commenting on the awards, AES International CEO Sam Instone said: “These awards belong to every single person at AES International, and I am extremely proud of everyone at our organisation for everything they have achieved.

“As an organisation we work exceptionally hard on behalf of our clients, they are why we do what we do.

“It’s fantastic that all that hard work has been recognised by the independent judging panel from International Adviser magazine.

“Our approach is deliberately different, because we are challenging the status quo of an out-dated industry, and bringing best practice to international financial advice giving and investment services.

”We are grateful to International Adviser for recognising that we’re changing the way the world invests, and exclusively focused on the overall fiscal wellbeing of our clients.”

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