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From Comment February 26, 2019

Private View: Chelsea’s single-minded shot stopper provides lesson in leadership

Individuals from the worlds of business, finance and politics could learn a thing or two from the young Chelsea goalkeeper who refused to be substituted, writes Yuri Bender

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From Wealth Management / Profiles March 13, 2019

BNP Paribas senses growth opportunities among Middle Eastern and German elites

The ‘key client’ group at BNP Paribas Wealth Management has found rich pickings in Asia and is now shifting attention to other markets, says its boss Rémi Frank

Tanvi Davda, Saranac
From Wealth Management / Private Banking February 28, 2019

Saranac start-up sees gap in bespoke solutions market

London-based Saranac claims to offer high net worth individuals a range of unconventional solutions

                   
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From Asset Allocation / ETFs March 7, 2019

Private View: Time for smart beta strategies to prove their worth

ETFs have thrived in the long bull market, but the return of volatility to markets should mean a more fertile environment for active managers. Will smart beta ETFs be able to compete?

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From FinTech March 1, 2019

Fintech on Friday: CLM – a toolkit that benefits both clients and bottom lines

Client lifecycle management systems can bring cost savings and provide wealth firms with a better understanding of customers

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From PWM Research / Asset Allocation February 25, 2019

Global Asset Tracker: Macro mega trends strike chord with wealthy clients

Investments identifying long-term themes, such as the rise of technology and changing demographics, are popular among private banking clients 

Marina Lui, UBS
From Wealth Management / Profiles February 20, 2019

Hong Kong central to UBS plans for Greater Bay Area

Hong Kong’s connectivity will be key to opening up the wider region to international clients and markets, believes Marina Lui, head of China business at UBS Wealth Management

Claire Perryman, SPDR
From Asset Allocation / ETFs February 27, 2019

ETFs brace for shift in investment landscape

Passive ETFs have enjoyed a QE-fuelled bull market for years. As the economic cycle winds down, will they continue to see inflows, or could smart beta strategies finally come of age?

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis February 25, 2019

Private bankers retune to families’ global mindset

Today’s ‘global families’ are no longer simply looking for portfolio management from wealth managers. The modern private bank must adapt to offer a much wider range of services to all members and branches of these increasingly international clans

Ari Tatos, Stonehage Fleming
From Wealth Management / Business Models February 25, 2019

Catering to the new breed of global family

There are huge opportunities in servicing families with a global footprint, from managing their assets through to educating the next generation in financial matters 

Gina Miller, SCM Direct
From Comment / Great Debate January 31, 2019

Why Brexit is all about politics

Roger Bootle, who voted leave, and Gina Miller, a remainer, discuss the political origins of the UK’s decision to leave the EU and predict what the future may hold

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From FinTech February 8, 2019

Fintech on Friday: Striking the right balance between personalisation and privacy

Research suggests investors are more comfortable sharing their personal data than wealth managers realise

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From Wealth Management / Profiles December 17, 2018

UBP bets on Hong Kong hub to open up Asia

Many European banks have struggled to make headway in Asia but Mike Blake, who runs UBP’s operations in the region, is in expansionary mood

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From Wealth Management / Private Banking December 17, 2018

Banking brands battle to stand out from the crowd

It remains difficult to differentiate between private banks and what they offer clients. In a fragmented marketplace, the rewards for those players able to get their branding strategy right could be considerable 

Ryan Dodd, Cyberhedge
From FinTech January 25, 2019

Fintech on Friday: Time cyber security took a seat in the boardroom

Data is the most valuable asset some companies hold, but do senior executives really know how their digital defences stack up?

From Fund Selection March 19, 2019

Fund selection - March 2019

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 Comment / Consultants' Corner March 13, 2019

Three things the wealth management industry needs to know about its clients

Clients appear broadly satisfied with the service they receive from wealth managers, although they would like to see more innovation in digital services

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