UBP boss Michel Longhini discusses his firm’s takeover of Coutts’ Asian arm, the importance of asset management to his business and the challenges facing Swiss banks
Africa is brimming with opportunity, but investors should spread their nets widely and look beyond commodity producers
Gina Miller, founder of SCM Direct.com and Jim Mellon, entrepreneur, discuss the impending referendum in the UK
Wealth mangers can no longer rely on beating the market to attract clients so must find new ways to make themselves indispensable
Charitable activities can bring families together, but can also divide generations
Banking stocks in the US and eurozone had a difficult start to 2016 but opportunities are now arising for investors who choose carefully
Both entrepreneurs and their offspring lose sleep over how family assets should be passed between generations, while wealth managers are terrified of losing clients. A clear and open discussion is vital in ensuring a smooth succession
Equities endured a torrid start to 2016 and despite recovering lost ground, turbulence is likely to continue. How should investors respond?
The scandal surrounding the Panama Papers have put the Central American country on the front pages for all the wrong reasons, but it is banks working with international law firms who should really be under the microscope
Smart beta is taking off, with assets flowing into products following these strategies and ever-more providers entering the arena. But should private investors steer clear?
Karim EL Solh, CEO of Gulf Capital, talks to Yuri Bender about the impact of low oil prices on the GCC and why private equity may be the best investment route into the region
Some of the names may change, but London is well placed to survive, and may even thrive, as a financial centre should the UK vote to leave the EU
UBS’ fall in profits is symptomatic of the changing nature of client relationships. Private banks must respond by getting their specialists onto the front lines
With the regulator’s radar firmly tuned towards big banks, smaller players are now able to offer their relationship managers much greater flexibility, making them much more appealing in the battle for talent
What does the UK’s referendum on EU membership mean for the world of wealth? And importantly, does it matter?
A swathe of new family offices are springing up across Asia, adding further struggles to recruiting the best talent
The mindset at boutique wealth manager Stanhope is to put all its clients on an equal footing, says CEO Daniel Pinto, with its focus on direct deals and private equity a big draw
Volatility in Asian markets is likely to continue through 2016 and beyond, but there are real opportunities in individual stocks
The wealth management sector in Asia-Pacific is fiercely competitive with both international and local players fighting for a piece of the action and looking for ways to differentiate themselves from opponents
Wealth management firms which use multiple metrics to gain insight into client relationships are much more likely to see where improvements can be made
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