Diary of a private banker
Freddie Pooter on 23/10/2020
James Whittaker, one of the power players in the UK ultra-HNW sector started his new job at Deutsche Bank this month, sparking gossip among chums about the likely future management hierarchy at its private banking arm in London.
Freddie Pooter on 16/10/2020
Standard Chartered, a banking group which seems to do strategic about-turns more quickly than Boris Johnson and pals think up a new Covid policy, is considering rolling up much of its private banking business in London, writes Freddie Pooter.
Freddie Pooter on 09/10/2020
What a heart-warming fairy story is the romance between the lovely Vestra and the handsome prince of a wealthy royal family.
Freddie Pooter on 02/10/2020
What a dreadful bore this whole Covid-19 flu thing is becoming. For the beastly bug has now dared to infect our dear Royal Family, at least in financial terms.
Freddie Pooter on 25/09/2020
What a hiring opportunity. Two distinguished wealth experts, namely Warwick Newbury and colleague James Fleming, may well shortly become available via the sits. vacant columns.
Freddie Pooter on 18/09/2020
Well, what to make of the initiative by Coutts & Co to cut advice costs with a new fixed fee structure, one that takes it down nearly to those charged by the robo-advisers.
Freddie Pooter on 11/09/2020
A very warm welcome to a lass from one of our dearest colonies in the tasteful form of Annabel Spring, an Aussie who had just become chief executive of HSBC global private bank.
Diary of a Private Banker: Why it’s good to be touchy, feely over the stock market (particularly Tesla)Freddie Pooter on 28/08/2020
An old City saw has it that the stock market always finds out who you really are. In other words, people who just dabble in equities and who are impetuous, don’t tend to think things through or who are basically thoughtless gamblers soon take a tumble.
Freddie Pooter on 10/08/2020
Clever Goldman Sachs, always the sharpest knife in the financial drawer, is setting up a family office venture for its own wealthy partners. It will also be open to the bank’s clients as well.
Freddie Pooter on 07/08/2020
I am completely in awe of the utter brilliance of UBS, which has struck upon a sure-fire winner to get its bankers back in their offices.
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