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Peter Raskin, Berenberg
From Regions / Europe / United Kingdom January 7, 2015

Berenberg battles for bigger slice of global private banking business

Peter Raskin, who runs Berenberg’s international operations out of London, explains why the German stalwart is determined to increase its global presence 

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From Regions / Europe / United Kingdom December 9, 2014

Family offices join forces to take on banks

As global banks struggle with damaged reputations, smaller investment firms sense an opportunity to win market share and the recent M&A activity could be a sign of things to come

David Ferguson, Nucleus Financial
From Regions / Europe / United Kingdom October 6, 2014

Banks ignore technology at their peril warns Nucleus Financial

Clients crave the transparency and efficiency technology brings and those banks which are unwilling to adopt full online trading will suffer, believes David Ferguson of Nucleus Financial

From Regions / Europe / United Kingdom September 22, 2014

Market relief as Scotland votes No to independence

Stockmarkets had bet on Scottish voters rejecting independence so any rally is likely to be muted

Ciaran Whelan, Investec
From Regions / Europe / United Kingdom July 29, 2014

London calling as Investec sets sights on UK market

Despite pulling out of the global trust business as well as selling its Australian arm to concentrate on South Africa and the UK, Investec has not ruled out further expansion into other European markets

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From Regions / Europe / United Kingdom January 30, 2014

‘Gatsby’ era draws to a close for private banks

Private banks are reworking business models in response to new regulations such as RDR, but there are other costs, for example spiralling salaries, which need to be addressed

From Regions / Europe / United Kingdom May 30, 2013

Westward trickle of Indian wealth could become flood

Asia’s rising wealth is making its way into Western markets, and this flow could well increase if the Indian tax authorities continue to target the country’s affluent population

Ashish Misra, Lloyds TSB
From Regions / Europe / United Kingdom May 29, 2013

Lloyds TSB concentrates on bigger picture

Ashish Misra at Lloyds TSB is selectively bullish when it comes to the global economy and equity allocations, but is keeping a close eye on political situations in the Middle East and North Asia

Rhian Horgan, JP Morgan Private Bank
From Regions / Europe / United Kingdom May 2, 2013

Sky-high prices for prime property widen horizons

Demand for prime property has driven up prices in gateway cities. Investors have responded by looking at secondary properties in these markets, while also considering less glamorous locations

Sean Bougourd, SG Hambros
From Regions / Europe / United Kingdom April 8, 2013

Guernsey extols the benefits of island life

Although it boasts a thriving private equity industry, Guernsey must lessen its dependence on UK-sourced business and diversify into other areas if it is to prosper

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