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Welcome to Global Finance’s Private Banking Hub. Here, you will find all of our coverage of the Private Banking sector, including the award winners from our annual Private Bank Awards, industry-focused features from Global Finance magazine and GFMag.com, video interviews with Private Bank Award Winners, exclusive photos from Global Finance’s first annual Private Bank Awards ceremony, and research on the Private Bank industry.
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Private banking is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the financial services industry worldwide.Here you will find all the latest news on the industry.
Rich Kids Don’t Trust Robots
Study of wealthy Millennials finds more interest in private equity than robo-advisory, and a desire to “do good” as well as get good returns.
World’s Best Private Bankers Honored At Harvard Club
Succession plans, taxes and cultivation of relationships were top of mind at second annual awards dinner.
The UHNW Millennial Next Door
Ultra-high net worth individuals of a new generation are changing the face of wealth in the world
Western Private Banks Bail on Asia’s Wealth
Edmond de Rothschild is only the latest casualty in Asia’s increasingly competitive private banking arena.
Trends 2017: Inefficiency Weighs On Private Banking
What is the single most critical factor wealth managers must change about their services in the next 12 months?
World’s Best Private Banks 2017
At a time of turbulence and retrenchment, private banks increasingly seek success by narrowing their focus to design and deliver highly targeted wealth solutions.
Under Trump Will Gold Be The New Black?
Will the Trump Tower aesthetic—gilt, glitz and pink marble—take over?
Playing For Retirement
Making financial planning like a video game can make robo-advisory more appealing—even fun—for customers, says IBM thought leader Paolo Sironi.
Global Finance magazine has announced its second annual World’s Best Private Banks Awards for 2017.
A full report on the selections will appear in the December issue of Global Finance, and winners will be honored at an Awards Dinner at the Harvard Club of New York City on February 7.
A new report finds billionaires struggle to hang on to their wealth, and especially to keep it in the family.
With great wealth comes a burden of keeping it.Read More>>
Asia’s Private Banks Spend Now To Save Later, Strained wealth management industry looks to digital solutions
Private bankers looking to grow in Asia are investing heavily in innovation to stave off disruption, at the same time firms are also turning to technology to tackle more fundamental issues in the industry.Read More>>
Alt Investments Tempt Asia’s Ultra Rich
The wealthy in Asia are ramping up their exposure to infrastructure investments, in a move that illustrates how disappointing returns from traditional asset classes are pushing yield-desperate investors into some of the most illiquid strategies.Read More>>
Scandal And Risk Drive Private Banks Out Of Russia
Facing reputational risk and poor prospects, private banking operations are bailing on Russia and encouraging its wealthy to park their assets offshore.Read More>>
Asia: More Wealthy, Fewer Wealth Managers
While Asia recently pulled ahead of the West as home to wealthy individuals, some private banks are pulling out, leaving the field to nimble local rivals and committed global Goliaths.Read More>>
Robo-Advisers Are Here
Picture investment recommendations tailored or customized to individual needs or personality traits, provided cheaply via a highly intuitive digital interface.Read More>>
Asia Has Most Wealthy And Most Wealth
For the first time, Asia’s super-rich have surpassed their North American counterparts in both population and wealth. China and Japan, in particular, stood out as wealth powerhouses despite a volatile year for Asian equity markets.Read More>>
Survey: Wealthy Refocus On Protecting Assets
U.S Trust’s 2016 Wealth and Worth survey of high net worth Americans (those with $3 million or more in assets) revealed a decidedly traditional bent among the country’s wealthiest individuals. Read More>>
The Panama Papers And The Offshoring Industry
The so-called Panama Papers, more than 11 million leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm, are shining a spotlight on the scope and financial impact of the offshoring financial industry and global efforts to move assets to tax havens or less-regulated jurisdictions.Read More>>
The forecasts for global growth in the wealth of high-net-worth individuals and families suggest a strong underpinning for continued expansion of the private banking industry. In this series of video interviews and Q&As, we speak with the most influential executives in Private Banking and Wealth Management about how volatile markets are affecting their clients and how the industry is changing.
A Conversation With…
We speak with CEOs and executives at some of the top private banking and wealth management firms in the world, to hear how they are dealing with volatile global market conditions and the complex global regulatory environment.
Michael Sarlanis, Executive Director of UBS – New York Private Bank