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Private banks swarm around family office honey pot

Private banks are setting up specialist teams to target the growing number of family offices, but must better align their structures to accommodate this demanding client segment

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Private View Blog: Citi's reshuffled leadership hopes to pull ahead of rivals

Citigroup’s new CEO Jane Fraser sees rich pickings in the high net worth space but does it have the adviser numbers to carry it off?

Vincent Lecomte, BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas puts faith in tech and sustainability

Vincent Lecomte, CEO of BNP Paribas Wealth Management, insists that in order to provide a comprehensive service to clients it is necessary for all parts of the bank to pull together

Ian Woodhouse, Orbium Consulting Practice

Majority of private banking bosses reluctant to embrace change

The inherent conservatism of private bank leaders is holding back the evolution of business models, although a forward thinking minority are moving with the times

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Global Private Banking Awards 2020 - Analysis: Leading players rise to Covid challenge

PWM’s annual private banking awards sees those institutions which were already repositioning for a digital era able to adjust relatively quickly to a world dealing with coronavirus

Najib Razak

Cross-border 1MDB probes shine light on AML compliance

Most private banks have taken anti-money laundering obligations seriously and as the ongoing 1Malaysia Development Berhad scandal shows, the penalties for falling foul of regulations are severe

Tom Naratil, UBS

UBS co-heads strive to combine tradition and innovation

The drive by co-presidents Iqbal Khan and Tom Naratil to put digital at the heart of UBS's wealth management offering has been given a boost by Covid-19, but both insist human interaction remains vital

Doug Fritz, F2 Strategy

Fintech on Friday: Has wealth digitally delivered during the pandemic?

Alongside the Wealth Tech Awards for 2020, PWM hosted a video discussion around the key wealth management themes being highlighted and accelerated by the current Covid-19 crisis, including digital transformation, big data analytics and finding the illusive combination of human and robotic advice

Mark Syz, Banque Syz

Investors expect pandemic to create vintage private equity opportunities

Private banks, who were already promoting private equity before Covid-19 hit, now see even more opportunities in the sector as a result of depressed company valuations

David Durlacher, Julius Baer

Julius Baer embraces digitalisation and data to transform client experience

Private banks will only survive if they adopt new ways of doing business, believes David Durlacher, CEO of Julius Baer International

Global Private Banking Awards 2022 Highlights

More than 120 banks from 50 countries around the world entered this year’s annual global private banking awards. 19 of those entrants have won more than one award. Of these, six institutions - including Citi Private Bank, BTG Pactual, Erste Private Banking, HSBC Private Banking, Northern Trust, Itaú Private Bank – gained the top position in three categories each. Video highlights from the 2022 Global Private Banking Awards.

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Global Private Banking Awards 2022

PWM Digital Edition (October/November 2022)

Wealth Tech Awards 2022

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