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From Wealth Management / Business Models April 15, 2019

Impact investing blooms into life

Investors are increasingly seeking to create a positive impact on society and the environment through their investment activities. Can private banks help turn this desire into reality?

Thierry Derungs, BNP Paribas
From Wealth Management / Business Models March 29, 2019

Fintech on Friday: Emulating digitally native companies

Traditional banks are trying to recreate the flexibility of fintechs. The answer lies in people rather than technology

Benoit Legrand, ING web
From Wealth Management / Business Models March 15, 2019

Fintech on Friday: Why it takes blood, sweat and tears to foster an innovative mindset

The key to instilling an innovative culture at the heart of a bank is to do things from the customers’ point of view, believes ING’s chief innovation officer, Benoit Legrand

Bill Browder
From Wealth Management / Business Models February 27, 2019

Danske scandal should lead to renewed scrutiny of new clients

The scandal involving Russian billions which has enveloped Danske Bank reinforces the need for banks to have stringent due diligence procedures in place for identifying sources of clients’ funds

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 

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From Wealth Management / Business Models 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 

Helen Westropp
From Wealth Management / Business Models December 17, 2018

Damage limitation: how to stop setbacks becoming fatal

Carrying out a thorough due diligence check before taking on clients can help protect a private bank’s brand, but if a mistake is made, it is always best to admit it

Gucci
From Wealth Management / Business Models December 17, 2018

Taking a leaf out of the luxury sectors’ playbook

Private banks, which tend to feel very traditional, could learn a thing or two from the luxury sector, which has managed to make itself more relevant to millennials 

From Wealth Management / Business Models September 10, 2018

Can we really afford to spend 100 years closing the gender pay gap?

Women working in financial services tend to be paid considerably less than their male counterparts and struggle to break through the glass ceiling, despite evidence showing that companies with more women in senior roles do better

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From Wealth Management / Business Models August 22, 2018

Banks seek ways to cover cost of legislative headwinds

Private banks have come up with a number of ways to try to boost revenues in the face of increased regulation, including adopting a more disciplined investment approach and increasing productivity through digitalisation

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Entrepreneurial families are becoming increasing global in mindset, asset allocation and business reach, growing to resemble international firms. Yuri Bender, PWM's Editor-in-chief, talks about how private banks can adapt to these trends by providing tailored services to families in a variety of jurisdictions, through a new generation of relationship managers.

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