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From Comment March 5, 2020

Private View Blog: Coronavirus - why investors should hold their nerve

Markets may have fallen from record highs as the coronavirus spreads worldwide, but private banks are urging clients to see the epidemic as a transitory, 'tail' event

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis February 25, 2020

Should private banks have a licence to kill off bonds?

Fixed income has traditionally played an anchor role in both private and institutional portfolios, providing both yield and a counterbalance to equities. But right now traditional bonds are fulfilling neither of those roles, so it is time to replace them?

Yuri Bender web
From Comment February 19, 2020

Private View Blog: Credit Suisse ‘Spygate’ defines Swiss industry challenges

The ‘tailing’ of Iqbal Khan was nothing out of the ordinary for Swiss private banks, illustrating how much more restructuring must be done

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From Comment / Consultants' Corner February 19, 2020

Entrepreneurs must not forget their staff in rush for the exit

Entrepreneurs may claim staff make their businesses tick, but the future of the workforce is rarely high on the agenda in initial discussions about handing over control of their companies

Elliot Smither web
From Comment February 6, 2020

Private View Blog: ESG - do it for the kids

Private banks are finding that ESG is a way for them to establish relationships with the next generation of clients

Elliot Smither web
From Comment January 23, 2020

Private View Blog: Is private equity the ideal way to tap into African growth?

Private equity seems well suited to opening up the African continent to foreign investors, but deal flows remain small

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From Comment / Consultants' Corner January 6, 2020

What do clients really want from their wealth manager?

High net worth clients are discerning and demanding of their wealth manager. But firms that can deliver what they want can find themselves with a loyal client base 

Elisa Trovato web
From Comment December 18, 2019

Private View Blog: Want to boost performance? Hire more women

There is evidence funds could boost performance by increasing the gender diversity of their management teams, but change is proving a slow process

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis December 17, 2019

Banks out to prove they are in the same decade as clients

Private banks are well aware they need to adjust their offer to clients, with an increasing focus on private equity, real estate and ESG products along with a shift in the way they manage relationships

Elisa Trovato web
From Comment November 28, 2019

Private View Blog: Private equity - why it pays to get women in on the deal

Deals finalised by a gender-diverse investment committee outperform those led by male-only teams, yet the private equity industry continues to struggle to attract women

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