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Michel Longhini, UBP
From Wealth Management / Profiles May 6, 2016

Asian expansion spearheads UBP’s global ambitions

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

Simon Smiles, UBS
From Asset Allocation / Equity May 4, 2016

Should investors bet on banking stocks?

Banking stocks in the US and eurozone had a difficult start to 2016 but opportunities are now arising for investors who choose carefully

Maya Prabhu, Coutts
From Wealth Management / Private Banking May 10, 2016

Succession planning: Family unity key to establishing who will follow the leader

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

     
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Didier Saint-Georges, Carmignac
From Asset Allocation / Equity April 25, 2016

Threat of further volatility stalks global stockmarkets

Equities endured a torrid start to 2016 and despite recovering lost ground, turbulence is likely to continue. How should investors respond?

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis April 21, 2016

Panama fallout leaves banks in deep water

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

Manuela Sperandeo, iShares
From Asset Allocation / ETFs April 19, 2016

Is smart beta really such a clever idea?

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, Gulf Capital
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management April 14, 2016

Why there is more to the Gulf than oil

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

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From Wealth Management / Business Models April 5, 2016

Brexit could benefit City of London

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

Jürg Zeltner, UBS
From Comment / Consultants' Corner March 22, 2016

Time to unleash the geeks on unsuspecting public

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

Rahul Malhotra, JP Morgan Private Bank
From PWM Asia / Regulation & Business models March 14, 2016

Ball now in boutiques’ court for Asian recruitment game

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

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From Comment / Consultants' Corner March 8, 2016

Should EU stay or should EU go now?

What does the UK’s referendum on EU membership mean for the world of wealth? And importantly, does it matter?

Eric Landolt, UBS
From Wealth Management / Family Offices March 7, 2016

Asia warms to managing money in the family way

A swathe of new family offices are springing up across Asia, adding further struggles to recruiting the best talent

Daniel Pinto, Stanhope
From Wealth Management / Profiles March 4, 2016

Private Dining: Stanhope service seats all clients at the same table

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

Lena Tsymbaluk, Morningstar
From Asset Allocation / Equity March 3, 2016

Rewards for stockpickers amid market volatility in Asia

Volatility in Asian markets is likely to continue through 2016 and beyond, but there are real opportunities in individual stocks

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From Wealth Management / Private Banking February 29, 2016

Private banks poised to capture Asian clients

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

From Comment / Consultants' Corner May 16, 2016

How closer engagement with clients can boost performance

Wealth management firms which use multiple metrics to gain insight into client relationships are much more likely to see where improvements can be made 

From Fund Selection May 11, 2016

Fund selection - May 2016

Each month in PWM, nine top European asset allocators reveal how they would spend €100,000 in a fund supermarket for a fairly conservative client with a balanced strategy

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