BUTTERFIELD TRUST NAMED PRIVATE CLIENT TRUST AND ADVISORY FIRM OF THE YEAR BY WHO’S WHO LEGAL
Hamilton, Bermuda — 21 May 2019: Butterfield Trust has been named as Private Client Trust and Advisory Firm of the Year by Who’s Who Legal. Paul Hodgson, Managing Director, Butterfield Trust (Guernsey) Limited was also recognised at the Private Client Trust and Advisory Professional of the Year.
The annual Who’s Who Legal awards, which celebrate the achievements of leading law firms, advisory service providers and individual thought leaders from across the globe, were announced on 16 May 2019 at a ceremony in London.
Bob Moore, Executive Vice President & Head of Group Trust at Butterfield said, “Congratulations to Paul and the Butterfield Trust team on receiving these notable awards from Who’s Who Legal.
“Butterfield has been a leader in the provision of offshore trust and fiduciary services for more than 80 years. Our trust services continue to serve as a foundation of our business and play a significant role in developing the bespoke financial solutions we offer to our international clients.
“The Who’s Who Legal awards are a testament to the team’s expertise, flexibility and commitment to service, and build on Butterfield’s recent accolades having been named Trust Company of the Year – Guernsey in the Citywealth International Financial Centre (IFC) Awards in January and Trust Company of the Year by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) in November 2018.”
Butterfield Trust comprises separately incorporated trust companies in seven locations—The Bahamas, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, New Zealand, Singapore and Switzerland—and administers $95.6 billion in trust assets (as of 31 March 2019). Butterfield Trust is a division of Bermuda-based Butterfield Group, which provides a wide range of specialised financial services for international clients and their advisers from its offices in key international financial centres. In 2018, Butterfield acquired the Global Trust Solutions business of Deutsche Bank, with operations in Cayman, Guernsey, Switzerland and Singapore. In April 2019, Butterfield entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ABN AMRO (Channel Islands) Limited, the Channel Islands-based banking business of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. through its wholly owned subsidiary, Butterfield Bank (Guernsey) Limited.
Butterfield is a full-service bank and wealth manager headquartered in Hamilton, Bermuda, providing services to clients from Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and Jersey, where our principal banking operations are located, and The Bahamas, Switzerland, Singapore and the United Kingdom, where we offer specialized financial services. Banking services comprise deposit, cash management and lending solutions for individual, business and institutional clients. Wealth management services are composed of trust, private banking, asset management and custody. In Bermuda, the Cayman Islands and Guernsey, we offer both banking and wealth management. In The Bahamas, Singapore and Switzerland, we offer select wealth management services. In the UK, we offer residential property lending. In Jersey, we offer select banking and wealth management services. Butterfield is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB) and the Bermuda Stock Exchange (symbol: NTB.BH). Further details on the Butterfield Group can be obtained from our website at: www.butterfieldgroup.com.