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
Fund management is dominated by global players but there are still plenty of boutique firms delivering healthy returns
Equities endured a torrid start to 2016 and turbulence is likely to continue. How should investors respond?
Panama is in the headlines, but banks working with international law firms should really be under the microscope
Smart beta is taking off, but should private investors steer clear?
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
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
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
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
UBS and Credit Suisse may have posted disappointing results but both are doing well in Asia, the key battleground for private banking
Returns from currency funds have been disappointing of late and high fee levels are not helping
PWM’s first asset allocation survey comes at a time when a number of factors have seen volatility dominating markets. Will this continue and how are leading banks positioning portfolios in response?
Lower oil prices are here to stay, at least for the time being. What has caused this situation and how should investors be responding?
Société Générale is among those who believe boutiques are keen to outsource client reporting, custody, clearing and settlement to third party providers
Min Lan Tan, head of UBS Wealth Management’s Asia Pacific investment office, and Christophe Donay, chief strategist at Pictet Wealth Management, discuss the situation in China
There are more female billionaires than ever before, with Asian entrepreneurs the big driver. But these women require a different approach from private banks than their male counterparts
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