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December 2, 2015

Entrepreneurs in Asia are more likely to take a long-term approach to their enterprise, according to new research – less than a quarter in China intend to exit their businesses compared to half in the UK.

Entrepreneurs in Asia are more likely to take a long-term approach to their enterprise, according to new research – less than a quarter in China intend to exit their businesses compared to half in the UK.

They are also more likely to keep their wealth in the business, with the average turnover in the region sitting at $12 million, compared to $6 million in the West; while their personal wealth is averages $16.2 million – 26% lower than Western entrepreneurs in the US and Europe.

August 26, 2015

CampdenFB is carrying out an online survey as part of a special report on financing the family business in FB65.

Finance is crucial to help build successful family businesses, and although increasing numbers are looking to non-bank channels, traditional banks remain a key source of funding.

February 9, 2015

A data leak revealing details of some of HSBC’s wealthiest clients has made headlines around the world today, detailing how the private bank assisted clients with tax evasion and denied governments in their home countries billions of dollars of revenue.

A data leak revealing details of some of HSBC’s wealthiest clients has made headlines around the world over the weekend, detailing how the private bank assisted clients with tax evasion and denied governments in their home countries billions of dollars of revenue.

“Old-wealth families” are among the private banking clients HSBC helped evade tax, according to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), as well as celebrities, politicians and people associated with arms trafficking, blood diamonds and bribery.

February 13, 2014

As private banks increasingly court the lucrative family office market, a peer-reviewed survey has ranked UBS the top provider for the lucrative customer segment.

As private banks increasingly court the lucrative family office market, a peer-reviewed survey has ranked UBS the top provider for the lucrative customer segment.

The Euromoney Private Banking and Wealth Management Survey placed UBS’s Swiss-rival Credit Suisse second, while JPMorgan, Pictet and HSBC rounded off the list.

November 22, 2011

The time will come when all family offices have a renminbi bond in their portfolio, but there is a need to take a long-term approach to any investment in the currency.

The time will come when all family offices have a renminbi bond in their portfolio, but there is a need to take a long-term approach to any investment in the Chinese currency.

That’s the view of Geoff Lunt, investment director of Asian fixed income at HSBC, who said the ongoing internationalisation of the renminbi and China’s plans to make it a reserve currency will mean that there will be growing interest in the renminbi over the next few years.

November 2, 2011

Banks need to try harder, say family businesses. But 10 banks come out on top when rated by family businesses in Europe. CampdenFB looks at the winners in more detail.

Banks need to try harder, say family businesses. But 10 banks come out on top when rated by family businesses in Europe. CampdenFB looks at the winners in more detail.

Barclays
UK bank with a huge corporate client base, many of them family businesses

August 9, 2011

HSBC manages more assets of family offices than any other bank in the world, according to a survey by Bloomberg Markets magazine. The survey, which ranks the top 50 banks which manage family office money and commercial multi family offices, found HSBC’s private wealth solutions group to be the biggest, with assets under management of $102 billion.

HSBC manages more assets of family offices than any other bank in the world, according to a survey by Bloomberg Markets magazine.

The survey, which ranks the top 50 banks which manage family office money and commercial multi family offices, found HSBC’s private wealth solutions group to be the biggest, with assets under management of $102 billion. New York-based Bessemer Trust was ranked second, with more than $44 billion under management.

September 4, 2008

Banking giant HSBC has said that the world’s wealthiest people are moving their money into cash rather than stocks and bonds.

Banking giant HSBC has said that the world’s wealthiest people are moving their money into cash rather than stocks and bonds. The head of the Swiss private banking unit of HSBC said this was due to growing concern over the increasingly unstable economy.

March 1, 2007

Tax, estate planning and inheritance issues are now important strings to a private bank’s bow. Maria Scott reports on exactly what large, multinational private banks are offering, and whether they are catering for the precise needs of today’s HNWIs

Tax, estate planning and inheritance issues are now important strings to a private bank's bow. Maria Scott reports on exactly what large, multinational private banks are offering, and whether they are catering for the precise needs of today's HNWIs.

Maria Scott is a freelance journalist based in New Zealand.

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