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Peter Rigg, HSBC Private Bank
From Wealth Management / Profiles February 28, 2012

HSBC hedges its bets by staying agile

Peter Rigg explains how HSBC is reacting to today’s uncertain environment by keeping its hedge funds as liquid as possible

Kathryn Shih, UBS
From Wealth Management / Profiles February 2, 2012

UBS’ integrated model a permanent fixture

The integrated business model favoured by UBS is well suited to the needs of Asia’s rich entrepreneurs, argues wealth management chief Kathryn Shih

Gary Withers, First State
From Wealth Management / Profiles January 30, 2012

First State takes aim at European heartlands

First State’s Gary Withers explains how one of the group’s priorities is enticing existing clients into specialist products such as infrastructure and real estate funds

Helmut Bernkopf, UniCredit
From Wealth Management / Profiles January 30, 2012

UniCredit to refocus on what it does best

UniCredit’s new private banking chief, Helmut Bernkopf, is seen as a safe pair of hands to guide the bank back towards its core markets

Rob Lay, UBS Global Asset Management
From Wealth Management / Profiles November 28, 2011

UBS hopes blockbuster funds bring star quality

UBS Global Asset Management plans to identify core areas in which it can build up flagship funds, according to its new regional head of distribution, Rob Lay

From Wealth Management / Profiles November 28, 2011

Flexibility of ETFs helps keep Credit Suisse nimble

ETFs are increasingly prevalent in client portfolios, but as the range of these products expands, private bankers are spending more and more time evaluating them

Thomas de Saint-Seine, Reyl & Cie
From Wealth Management / Profiles November 28, 2011

Reyl treads pragmatic path towards growth

Swiss boutique Reyl & Cie favours a disciplined approach whether building client portolios or eyeing up expansion opportunities in domestic and overseas markets

Martin Gartner, SEB
From Wealth Management / Profiles October 31, 2011

SEB builds from firm foundations

Martin Gärtner, global head of SEB Private Banking, explains that while wealth management is nothing new for the Swedish outfit, is has been identified as an area to expand

Burkhard Varnholt, Bank Sarasin
From Wealth Management / Profiles October 31, 2011

‘Old-fashioned’ asset allocation suits Sarasin

Sarasin’s Burkhard Varnholt explains why he believes managers should be in no rush to move client money into risky assets in a search for higher returns

Thomas Meier, Julius Baer
From Wealth Management / Profiles October 17, 2011

Julius Baer happy in second home

Julius Baer’s Asia CEO Thomas Meier discusses the Swiss bank’s ambitious strategy of capturing the growing wealth in the region from the twin hubs of Singapore and Hong Kong

Investment themes - including healthcare, the reviving travel industry and likely global dominance of China - are central to understanding the future content of private client portfolios, according to Nannette Hechler-Fayd'herbe, Chief investment officer, International Wealth Management, Credit Suisse

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