Metro Bank, the newest high street bank in more than 100 years, was last night named Wealth Management Innovator of the Year at the prestigious Spear’s Wealth Management Awards 2013. The bank was also nominated in the Private Bank of the Year category.
Metro Bank Private Banking prides itself on offering customers an innovative approach to traditional banking, backed up by the very best in personalised service. As a result it does not sell investments or provide investment advice, but instead works alongside its customers’ existing advisors and focuses on providing the very best in simple and transparent banking solutions.
Metro Bank’s private bank offering was set up in 2011 to provide customers with a flexible, bespoke and highly personal banking service. The private banking team, who herald from companies including Coutts, Citibank and Butterfield, specialise in providing bespoke banking services to a range of high net worth clients across the sport, media, technology, banking, finance and enterprise sectors.
Kirsty MacArthur, Head of Private Banking at Metro Bank said, “It’s an absolute honour to be recognised as such a great force in private banking innovation at this year’s Spear’s awards. We’re delighted to be able to provide our customers with the very best in traditional banking, with bespoke service that meets their needs and fits in with their lifestyles. As a relatively young private bank, we’re excited about the future especially as we continue to grow and revolutionise banking.”