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Robert Farago, Schroders
From Comment / Great Debate December 4, 2012

Should investors favour European or US equities?

Robert Farago of Schroders Private Bank (left) and Oliver Gregson from Barclays debate whether investors should head for European or US equities

Ray Soudah, MilleniumAssociates
From Comment / Consultants' Corner December 4, 2012

Leading players to dispose of private banking offshoots

It is looking increasingly likely that many of the big global financial players will seek to offload some of their private banking operations, but who might step in to buy them?

Amin Rajan
From Comment / Consultants' Corner December 4, 2012

Wealth managers taking a leaf out of the institutional book

By combining buy-and-hold investing with short-term opportunism, wealth managers are learning from institutional investors

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis November 12, 2012

Sub-advisory business

The private banking industry is expecting an increasing amount of investment strategies to be outsourced in packaged products managed by major fund managers. PWM's Yuri Bender talks to Robert Noach of Schroders, which is hoping to win a large chunk of this business, especially in European equities.

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis October 25, 2012

A peek under the bonnet of leading private banks

Private banks need to be able to adapt if they are to find success, especially in the growth markets of Asia

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis September 25, 2012

Evolution key to ending Swiss spell in purgatory

Ongoing, and very public, scandals highlight the need for Swiss private banking to re-invent itself

François Reyl, Reyl and Cie
From Comment / Great Debate September 25, 2012

Making the case for private banking in Switzerland and Singapore

François Reyl, CEO of Reyl and Cie (left) and Lombard Odier’s Vincent Duhamel discuss what the future holds for private banking in Switzerland and Singapore

Ray Soudah, MilleniumAssociates AG
From Comment / Consultants' Corner September 25, 2012

Untenable positions may force UK firms to seek buyers

A number of UK-based financial services firms are likely to come onto the market in the near future, but any such developments are more likely to be about sellers wanting out than buyers looking to get into private banking

Catherine Tillotson
From Comment / Consultants' Corner September 25, 2012

M&A boom a sign of the times

Tougher regulation around the world is driving consolidation within the wealth management market

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis August 29, 2012

Watch out Europe, the Americans are coming

With US equities flavour of the month, confident American managers are looking to gain a greater share of European assets

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