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From Comment / Editor's Analysis August 20, 2020

Private asset nirvana clouded by recent hedge fund history

Leading private banks are scrambling to boost their private equity operations, claiming the hard-to-reach asset class will give clients the returns they need, and bring in healthy fees to boot. But haven’t we seen this all before, back when structured products and hedge funds were all the rage?

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From Comment August 6, 2020

Wealth managers must leverage trusted adviser status to grow

Clients tend to be loyal to their wealth managers and would recommend them to others. Firms must make more of this in a Covid-ravaged world

Adam Bendell, Toniic
From Comment / Consultants' Corner July 23, 2020

How alignment can create impact for ESG investors

The first step in building a portfolio for a sustainability-minded client is for an adviser to clarify their values then help them adapt accordingly, argues Adam Bendell, CEO of Toniic

Wind and solar
From Comment / Consultants' Corner July 21, 2020

As clients open up to ESG, what role should wealth managers play?

There is a significant opportunity for wealth managers to capitalise on client appetite for integrating ESG principles into their portfolios and furthermore to achieve sustainable goals through those investments

John Clark, Coley Porter Bell
From Comment / Consultants' Corner July 9, 2020

Giving a brand purpose beyond profit

More brands, and wealth management is no exception, are turning to purpose to give their organisations direction and create more meaning for their clients, says John Clark, strategy director at global branding agency Coley Porter Bell

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From Comment / Consultants' Corner July 3, 2020

Is success written into DNA of family business entrepreneurs?

Family businesses hold a number of advantages over self-starter entrepreneurs, but they face additional hurdles

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis June 25, 2020

Opportunities abound for leaders who embrace reform

The world is changing and many political leaders appear out of touch. But those businesses and financial firms which embrace diversity, ESG criteria and the digital world will find they are in step with their client base

Elisa Trovato web
From Comment June 11, 2020

Private view blog: Coronavirus might just help us build a better world

The Covid-19 pandemic offers institutions, governments and individual investors a unique opportunity to break from the past and address issues such as climate change and structural inequalities in society

Mike Lee, EY
From Comment May 28, 2020

Private View Blog: Striving for clarity in a time of crisis

Wealth management firms are having to think on their feet when reacting to the coronavirus pandemic, but must not lose sight of their next steps

Didier Duret
From Comment / Consultants' Corner May 21, 2020

Private View Blog: Why boards have a duty to reinforce resilience

Change is risky for firms and boards of directors must see beyond talk of disruption and innovation to focus on essential qualities and a handful of best practices

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