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Hamilton, Bermuda—15 July 2016: Butterfield Group today announced that it has been shortlisted for consideration for several prestigious 2017 Citywealth International Financial Centre (“IFC”) awards:

  • Trust Company of the Year – Caribbean
  • Trust Company of the Year – Guernsey
  • Trust Company of the Year – Switzerland
  • Private Bank of the Year – Channel Islands

In addition, Alison Parry, Executive Director, Butterfield Trust (Guernsey) Limited, has been shortlisted by Citywealth in the category of Woman of the Year – Leadership (Professional Services, IFC) for its 2017 Powerwomen awards.

The Citywealth IFC awards highlight the excellence of advisers and managers in the private wealth sector in the major international finance centres. Judged by an international panel of respected practitioners from a range of sectors, the winners of the awards will be announced in January 2017. Powerwomen winners will be announced in February 2017.

In the 2016 Citywealth IFC awards, Butterfield was named Trust Company of the Year – Caribbean and Private Bank of the Year – Caribbean, and was Runner Up in the Trust Company of the Year – Switzerland category.

Butterfield Trust (Guernsey) Limited was also recently named one of eprivateclient’s Top 25 Trust Companies 2016.

eprivateclient is a leading UK-based website and news service for private client practitioners, including lawyers, accountants, trustees and fee-based independent financial advisers. The Top 25 Trust Companies are selected annually through a survey of professional practitioners at more than 100 UK and UK offshore firms, with the Top 25 companies identified based on several factors, including number of client-facing trust officers/managers, total number of staff and fee income, among other measures.

Michael Collins, Butterfield Group’s CEO, said “We are pleased to have been recognised by our peers through the eprivateclient and Citywealth awards programmes. Butterfield is focused on growing and developing our trust and wealth management businesses, and our continued receipt of accolades like these is a testament to the strength of our team and Butterfield’s standing among industry practitioners as a leading provider of wealth services for private clients internationally.”

Bob Moore, Executive Vice President and Head of Group Trust at Butterfield, said: “These nominations further reflect the expertise of our global team and their continued focus on providing a top class service to our clients.”



This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell securities, or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities, in any jurisdiction, including without limitation the United States of America. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States of America absent registration or an exemption from registration under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). No decision has been made as to whether any securities of The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (the “Issuer”) will be registered under the Securities Act, or the laws of any State.  A public offering of securities in the United States, if any such offering is made, will be made by means of a prospectus that may be obtained from the Issuer containing detailed information about the Issuer and management, as well as financial statements.


Notes to Editors:
The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (“Butterfield”) is Bermuda’s first and largest independent bank, and a specialist provider of international financial services. The Butterfield Group offers a full range of community banking services in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, encompassing retail and corporate banking and treasury activities. Butterfield also variously provides property lending, private banking, asset management and personal trust services from its headquarters in Bermuda and subsidiary offices in the Cayman Islands, Guernsey and the United Kingdom. In Switzerland and The Bahamas, Butterfield provides personal trust and company services.  Butterfield is a publicly traded corporation with shares listed on the Bermuda Stock Exchange.  Butterfield’s share price is published daily in The Royal Gazette ( and is also available on Bloomberg Financial Markets (symbol: NTB BH) and the Bermuda Stock Exchange website (  Further details on the Butterfield Group can be obtained from our website at:





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