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From Comment / Editor's Analysis September 27, 2015

Banks must embrace both man and machine

The most successful private banks will be those who embrace digital technology while at the same time empowering relationship managers

From Comment / Consultants' Corner September 23, 2015

UBS reaps rewards of Asia-first strategy

Many of the world’s largest wealth managers have tried to conquer Asia but few have been as successful as UBS, with adviser recruitment and digital innovation central to its success

Nick Wilson, Qatar Investment Fund
From Comment / Great Debate September 4, 2015

Does Africa or the Gulf burn brightest?

Nick Wilson of the Qatar Investment Fund and IOTA’s Jean-Charles Charki debate whether Africa or the Gulf states offer greater opportunities to investors

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis August 24, 2015

London calling as private banks connect with the future

The new entrepreneurial class will shape the future of wealth management and private banks are at last starting to respond

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis July 2, 2015

Local banking scene not enough for ‘national champions’

As big French and Spanish banks boost their cross-border capabilities, expect more previously-domestic focused banks to follow

Sebastian Dovey
From Comment / Consultants' Corner June 12, 2015

Is Usain Bolt the answer for Asian wealth management?

Asia’s wealth is expanding at a fantastic rate but the region’s wealth managers are struggling to keep up and many need radical overhauls to attract clients

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis May 22, 2015

No easy wins for those galácticos still in wealth management game

Boutique banks, global players and the new robo-advisers are all scrapping for a share of the world wealth pie. Can all prosper?

From Comment / Consultants' Corner May 21, 2015

Clients not always happy to play follow the wealth adviser

Only a minority of wealth advisers are able to convince clients to follow them when they move to a new firm, which should change how banks go about hiring staff

Alan Miller, SCM Private
From Comment / Great Debate May 11, 2015

Is smart beta a wise strategy for private investors?

A.A. Advisors’ Christophe Boucher and Bertrand Maillet debate with Alan Miller of SCM Direct whether smart beta strategies are suitable for private clients

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis April 28, 2015

Will fortune favour the bold global investor?

Adventurous investors can certainly expect to find opportunities in those regions contributing to global instability

Creating value through responsible investing


Global Private Banking Awards 2014


This highlights video features interviews with some of the regional and global winners, including UBS Wealth Management, Erste Bank, Nordea Private Banking, Santander Private Banking and Berenberg.

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