**The Winterbotham Trust Company Limited** has received the Euromoney award for *”Best Offshore Services-Caribbean”* in Euromoney’s Private Banking Awards 2008 for Excellence.

The award is an acknowledgment of an outstanding year and the success of the company’s business model and efficiencies and effectiveness of its platforms. The quality of its services has been singled out throughout each division, Corporate Services, Trust & Fiduciary Services, Fund Services, Bank & Brokerage Services, Corporate Finance and our outsourcing platform, which includes our specialized IT services.

The annual Private Banking Awards for Excellence are based on a qualitative and quantitative survey supported by quantitative data provided by the participating banks. The survey provides the only comprehensive database of private banking and wealth management services. It includes industry competitor’s perceptions of the best service providers in defined regions and by areas of service.

According to Euromoney, Winterbotham’s nomination for “Best Offshore Services-Caribbean” reflects the outstanding year the company has enjoyed and reflects the recognition of other private banks and service providers around the world.

Alan Davidson, CEO The Winterbotham Trust Company Limited, said, *”The award confirms our position as a leading service provider within the region and the success and commitment of our personnel to delivering a high quality, efficient and effective service to our clients. Our close relationship with clients throughout our business divisions together with timely execution and delivery of services have been instrumental to our success and this acknowledgement by our peers”.*

The Winterbotham Trust Company Limited is a Bank and Trust Company, broker/dealer and mutual fund administrator, with Head Offices in Nassau, The Bahamas and regional offices in Montevideo and London. The group has developed a niche providing backoffice, structuring, administration and accounting services for entrepreneurs and their companies and for financial institutions