Quantitative & Qualitative Data - Private Banking Team of the Year

“To recognise the best Private Banking Team in the delivery of performance and service to STEP members and their clients.”


Entries for the STEP Private Client Awards 2014/15 have now closed

Section 1 – Performance and risk


a) To enable the Presiding Judges to consider the performance and risk, please provide the following information for your main or flagship strategy:

    1. Define the investment strategy
    2. Define the appropriate benchmark 
    3. Forward a sample portfolio valuation in electronic format that reflects the relevant strategy.
    4. Download and complete the template with 36 months' worth of performance asset & currency allocation for each of the last 4 quarter-ends – as performance data for a representative portfolio which aligns to the relevant strategy. 

b) Please explain any successful asset allocation changes/recommendations you have made for clients over the past 12 months and what effect this has had on performance? (max 75 words)


Section 2 – Service 


a) People and resources

The individual investment managers have ultimate responsibility and accountability to the client. Please confirm:

    1. How many portfolios does each investment manager have?
    2. What is the average total value of assets controlled by each investment manager?

b) Reporting:

    1. What is your deadline for distribution of valuations after the quarter end? (If you invest in assets that have delayed pricing, please explain.)
    2. Do you provide online valuations?


How your data will be used


Data will be collected by Enhance Investment Reporting, who will provide the presiding judges with analysis of investment providers to consider when they are reviewing submissions for Investment Team of the Year. Please be assured that all data will be treated as completely confidential.


How to submit your data


To complete your entry please submit your 1,000 word narrative here, and email the additional quantitative and qualitative data to pca@step.org by 30th May. Quantitative and qualitative data cannot be submitted along with your 1,000 word narrative online.

Entries for the STEP Private Client Awards 2014/15 have now closed