Professional Wealth Managementt

Home / Regions / Europe / France

France

Arc De Triumphe

Fiscal incentives fuel Parisian love affair with business

Making the French capital a base for management and research teams is part of the plan to allow it to compete with European rivals

Anjalika Bardalai, TheCityUK

A tale of two cities: London and Paris battle for fund supremacy

The French and UK capitals are both running initiatives designed to raise the profiles of their asset management industries with domestic and external audiences  

Jean-Francois Mazaud, SocGen

Political transformation adding to French renaissance believes SocGen

Optimism is running high in both the political and financial systems in France, says Société Générale’s private banking supremo Jean-Francois Mazaud

PWM Cover 0617

Paris looks to profit from London’s Brexit own goal

While the UK lurches from one political crisis to the next, its European rivals are gearing up to capitalise on the Brexit fallout, with a revitalised Paris claiming it is the natural choice for any firms fleeing London 

Mark Boleat

Is an exodus from London to Paris on the cards?

Mark Boleat, policy chairman at the City of London Corporation and Didier le Menestrel, chairman and founder of La Financière de l’Echiquier, discuss whether Brexit will see Paris overtake London as Europe’s leading financial centre

PWM 0816 cover

Brexit result leaves rival centres jostling for position

London’s pre-eminence as Europe’s leading financial centre may well be under threat following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, but institutions assess many competitive factors before shipping out staff

Patrick Rivière, La Française

Brexit provides Paris with new lease of life

While the French government has not always been supportive of growing its financial services sector, Paris is gradually waking up to opportunities for expansion

Michelle Bates, UBS Wealth Management

Structured products a way to smooth market jitters

The structured products market is smaller and very different to how it looked in its pre-crisis days but these vehicles still have a role to play in client portfolios

Daniel Roy, La Banque Postale

La Banque Postale out to deliver broader fund menu

French institution La Banque Postale decided the best way to expand its product range was through a partnership with Dutch insurer Aegon, says asset management CEO Daniel Roy, and has a new suite of multi-asset funds due out next year

Sofia Merlo, BNP Paribas Wealth Management

BNP Paribas locks horns with European heavyweights

As both Europe and Asia emerge as key markets for BNP Paribas Wealth Management, co-heads Vincent Lecomte and Sofia Merlo discuss the French bank’s ambitious growth strategy

FT Wealth Management Summit: Key ideas and speakers

Join PWM and the FT for the highlights of our summit about delivering the three Ds: digitalisation, diversity and democratisation of investments in wealth management

Watch more videos

Global Private Banking Awards 2022

PWM Digital Edition (December 2022 - January 2023)

Wealth Tech Awards 2023

Join our community