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Doug Fritz, F2 Strategy
From FinTech April 3, 2020

Fintech on Friday: Wealth managers changing their ways

US wealth firms expected their digitalisation journeys to last years, but Covid-19 is forcing them to carry out immediate, and permanent, changes to the way they do business

Yuri Bender web
From Comment April 2, 2020

Private View Blog: Families focused on succession planning like never before

The coronavirus crisis has reinforced the importance for wealthy families to update generational transfer plans

Penny Lovell, Sanlam UK
From Wealth Management / Business Models April 1, 2020

Sanlam UK reveals lessons learned from the lockdown

Penny Lovell, CEO Private Wealth at Sanlam UK, explains how the enforced period of working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic has actually brought her team closer together

                       
                         
                   
                         
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Facilitating global flows through Jersey                 Investing with the next generation                 Cyprus: a financial hub for Europe and the middle east
                                     
                                     
                                   
                                     
                               
                                     
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Francois Savary, Prime Partners
From Wealth Management / Profiles March 31, 2020

Crisis could call time on globalisation predicts Prime Partners

Francois Savary, chief investment officer of wealth advisers Prime Partners, expects greater regionalisation in supply chains as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, while predicting more state intervention in the corporate sector

Rémi Frank, BNP Paribas
From Wealth Management / Private Banking March 26, 2020

BNP Paribas sees regional traits in reactions to Covid-19 turbulence

While European and Middle Eastern clients tend to invest with long-term horizons and are buying up stocks, Rémi Frank, global head of the key client group at BNP Paribas Wealth Management, reports that Asian investors, who have shorter timescales in mind, are reacting very differently

Elisa Trovato web
From FinTech March 19, 2020

Private View Blog: Covid-19 forcing private banks to finally embrace tech revolution

Those wealth managers which have blazed a digital trail are now finding themselves in a far better situation than the laggards

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From Wealth Management / Business Models March 11, 2020

What does a compelling client experience look like?

Technology must become part of the client experience wealth manager's offer, but the industry must not lose sight of the fact it is a relationship business first and foremost

David Zahn, Franklin Templeton
From Asset Allocation / Fixed Income February 25, 2020

Politics and climate shape Franklin Templeton view

Unlike their counterparts in equities, bond managers can make money in both good times and bad, believes David Zahn, Franklin Templeton’s fixed income chief in Europe, but they need to be able to read people to really excel

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis February 25, 2020

Should private banks have a licence to kill off bonds?

Fixed income has traditionally played an anchor role in both private and institutional portfolios, providing both yield and a counterbalance to equities. But right now traditional bonds are fulfilling neither of those roles, so it is time to replace them?

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From Comment / Consultants' Corner February 19, 2020

Entrepreneurs must not forget their staff in rush for the exit

Entrepreneurs may claim staff make their businesses tick, but the future of the workforce is rarely high on the agenda in initial discussions about handing over control of their companies

Yuri Bender web
From Wealth Management / Private Banking February 19, 2020

Private View Blog: Credit Suisse ‘Spygate’ defines Swiss industry challenges

The ‘tailing’ of Iqbal Khan was nothing out of the ordinary for Swiss private banks, illustrating how much more restructuring must be done

Elliot Smither web
From Wealth Management / Business Models February 6, 2020

Private View Blog: ESG - do it for the kids

Private banks are finding that ESG is a way for them to establish relationships with the next generation of clients

Adam Smears, Russel Investments
From Asset Allocation / Fixed Income February 19, 2020

Investors tempted by more exotic fixed income flavours

Those looking for yield from traditional fixed income will be disappointed, so many investors are delving deep into less well trodden parts of the bond markets 

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From Asset Allocation February 25, 2020

Global Asset Tracker: High conviction themes move to core of client portfolios

Clients are responsive to the transformational effects global mega trends are likely to have, as well as their ability to boost returns and smooth volatility

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From Asset Allocation / Fixed Income February 25, 2020

Global Asset Tracker: Low yield world sparks new roles for debt and alternatives

Concerns about whether bonds still provide protection against falling equities has prompted banks to look elsewhere for diversification

From Fund Selection March 6, 2020

Fund selection - March 2020

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

From Fund Selection February 24, 2020

Fund selection - February 2020

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

Extremely low yields have forced investors to move up the risk curve, with assets flowing into emerging market debt and high yield bonds, but what are the prospects for these fixed income segments and what are the main risks?

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