06/04/2012

Swiss wealth group opens its first Asian office in Hong Kong

Veco Invest is regulated by the Hong Kong SFC. For clients with global business needs, the Group's multi-lingual international commercial trade assistance team brings more than 30 years of solid experience in trade solutions to advise entrepreneurs o

06/01/2012

Wealth Managers Need Wake-Up Call - Research

Players Must Take Action on Pricing, Costs, Risk, and Client-Centricity to Raise Their Games in Low-Growth, High-Regulation Climate, Says The Boston Consulting Group's New Report on Global Wealth

06/01/2012

Charity levy ditched in new UK budget reversal

Treasury chief George Osborne announced in his March budget that he would limit the amount philanthropists could claim off their tax bill amid concern people were donating only to minimize tax payments.

06/01/2012

Great Portland buys St James's properties

Real estate investment trust Great Portland Estates has bought interests in two properties in the heart of London's St James's district from fund management firm Henderson Global Investors.

05/31/2012

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank opens swanky London branch

Sheikh Khalid Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, a member of the Abu Dhabi royal family, joined Prince Andrew, The Duke of York, to open the office at One Hyde Park, the 1 billion pound luxury Candy and Candy development located near the Harrods department store.

05/31/2012

Investec Has Top-Paid CEO, Lowest Returns

Koseff’s salary and bonus at the nation’s fifth-biggest bank rose 29 percent last year to 3.4 million pounds ($5.3 million), excluding share awards. Standard Bank Group Ltd. (SBK), Africa’s largest lender with a market value almost five

05/30/2012

Rothschild buys into Rockefeller wealth business

The coming together of two of the best known business dynasties in the Europe and the United States will give the London-listed Rothschild trust a much sought-after U.S. foothold.

05/30/2012

Brewin Dolphin appoints group finance director

Investment manager and financial planner Brewin Dolphin has hired Andrew Westenberger as group finance director, replacing Robin Bayford who is retiring. Until August last year,

05/29/2012

Spain's asset management set to change dramatically

The report, coordinated by Óscar García, senior manager capital markets for Spain at Accenture, is based on the results of a survey conducted in the first quarter of 2012 on 33 Spanish asset management companies, collectively representing 65

05/29/2012

Assets Rise at Brewin Dolphin‎

Wealth manager Brewin Dolphin saw total funds under management tick back above 25 billion pounds driven by a lift in discretionary funds.