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From Wealth Management / Private Banking December 20, 2017

Pictet’s Collardi coup rewards bank on right track

Having ruled the roost at Julius Baer for almost a decade, eyebrows were raised when Boris Collardi signed up to run Pictet’s wealth management business. But will he be able to exert the same influence he enjoyed in his old role? 

Luigi Pigorini, Citi
From Wealth Management / Private Banking October 27, 2017

Personal touch keeps Citi playing in ‘Premier League’

The top private banks are all competing for the attentions of just a few thousand wealthy families, reveals Citi CEO Luigi Pigorini, whose bank has found success by targeting the upper echelons of that group

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From Wealth Management / Private Banking October 27, 2017

Global Private Banking Awards 2017 - Analysis: Regional players rise up to compete for global prizes

UBS may have come out on top once again in our annual awards, but competitors are closing in, while a number of regional banks appear to be making a successful transition onto the global stage

Christoffer Malmer, SEB
From Wealth Management / Private Banking August 29, 2017

Is MiFID II a headache or an opportunity for private banks?

With the new Markets in Financial Instruments Directive coming into force in January, what will the impact be on private banks? Christoffer Malmer from SEB, LGT's Thomas Piske and Uner Nabi from EY give their views

From Wealth Management / Private Banking August 23, 2017

UBS keeps wealth management brand ranking crown

UBS has maintained its global lead among wealth management brands, according to consultant Brand Finance, and Asia-Pacific is on the rise thanks to China’s love of a good name

Jean-Francois Mazaud, SocGen
From Wealth Management / Private Banking August 22, 2017

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

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From Wealth Management / Private Banking August 22, 2017

Could private bankers become the new ‘Masters of the Universe’?

Investment bankers used to call the shots, with private banking and asset management seen as little more than diversifiers. But times have changed, and as banks redraw business models, wealth management divisions are being placed front and centre

Yves Mirabaud
From Wealth Management / Private Banking May 23, 2017

Better Swiss relations with EU tops Mirabaud wishlist

Swiss institutions have successfully managed the move to banking transparency, believes Yves Mirabaud, but being outside the EU continues to pose problems for the country’s financial industry

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From Wealth Management / Private Banking January 3, 2017

Building the best wealth management platforms for investors' online journeys

Low fees charged by robo-advisers are especially tempting to investors in an era of low returns. But are these online platforms able to meet complex needs of high net worth individuals?

Richard Killingbeck, WHIreland
From Wealth Management / Private Banking December 20, 2016

Overhaul of business models top task for private banks in 2017

A move away from the one bank model, whereby wealth management divisions subsidise investment banking divisions, could well be on the cards, while firms have yet to get to grips with technology

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