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    1. December 14, 2014

      Julius Baer feels vindicated over Merrill Lynch deal

      Two years after Julius Baer snapped up the international wealth management business of Merrill Lynch, the Swiss group’s...

    2. November 23, 2014

      Rising wealth in Europe attracts rivals from the Americas

      Europe’s centuries-old private banks have seen better times. The continent’s economic crisis, a clampdown on tax evasion and...

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    1. November 23, 2014

      Strong growth moves Asia’s billionaires to top of the tree

      Last month, Hong Kong’s financial secretary, John Tsang, opened Standard Chartered’s new wealth management centre in the...

    2. November 23, 2014

      Next generation of investing opportunities is sustainable and story-led

      Wealthy clients of Swiss private bank Julius Baer gather in the lobby of The Crystal, one of the world’s most ecologically...

    3. November 16, 2014

      Swiss banks: brave new world

      It is almost – but not quite – enough to make one feel sorry for Swiss private bankers. The whole edifice of banking secrecy...

    4. November 14, 2014

      Julius Baer asset hoard bolstered by acquisitions

      Julius Baer said that its assets under management swelled 12 per cent in the first 10 months of the year, as the Swiss...

    5. October 5, 2014

      Julius Baer plans final Merrill cuts

      Julius Baer is to cut a further 150 jobs following its acquisition of Merrill Lynch’s international wealth arm in 2012,...

    6. September 28, 2014

      Julius Baer boss Boris Collardi says big is not beautiful

      Being a banker may have lost its appeal in recent years, but Boris Collardi, the deal-hungry chief executive of...

    7. September 21, 2014

      Julius Baer injects intrigue into M&A talks

      Boris Collardi, chief executive of Julius Baer, has suggested that informal merger discussions took place with domestic...

    8. July 21, 2014

      Julius Baer in deal to acquire Israeli lender Leumi’s assets

      Julius Baer has purchased the international private banking assets of Israel’s Bank Leumi, in the latest expansionary move...

    9. July 7, 2014

      Swiss banks threaten freeze on US accounts over tax evasion

      Several Swiss banks have threatened to freeze American clients’ accounts unless they prove they are, or take steps to...

    10. June 15, 2014

      Women in Business – Shira Kaplan, MBA student

      Shira Kaplan is an MBA student currently studying on the part-time programme at the University of St Gallen in Switzerland...

    11. June 9, 2014

      Loans help build relationships with private bank clients

      Private banks have spent much of the time since the financial crisis on the back foot, as declining fees and mounting...

    12. April 20, 2014

      Movers & shakers: April 21

      ● Carlyle, the alternative asset manager, has appointed Jeffrey Holland as a managing director and head of the private...

    13. April 13, 2014

      Julius Baer fears Swiss immigration move

      Switzerland’s largest private bank has denounced the recent Swiss referendum on restricting the number of immigrants from...

    14. March 31, 2014

      Swiss and UK watchdogs step up forex investigations

      The sprawling probe into alleged manipulation of foreign exchange markets intensified on Monday when two European regulators...

    15. March 3, 2014

      Julius Baer chief Boris Collardi takes 12% pay cut

      Julius Baer cut the pay of its chief executive by 12 per cent in 2013, as it sought to placate shareholders who voted...

    16. February 3, 2014

      Julius Baer seeks cost-cuts after Merrill deal

      Shares in Julius Baer fell 6 per cent on Monday after the Swiss private bank said the costs of integrating the Merrill Lynch...

    17. FT Alphaville

      January 14, 2014

      Ashmore, Artio and flashes in pans

      Ashmore, the emerging markets specialist, fell victim to the taper at the end of last year. Outflows of $3.5bn in the last...

    18. November 27, 2013

      Tighter rules bear down on wealth managers

      It is hardly likely to trigger an outpouring of sympathy, but global banks and wealth managers are warning that a sharp...

    19. November 3, 2013

      Movers & shakers: November 4

      ● Pimco has hired Virginie Maisonneuve as global head of equities from Schroders where she recently served as head of global...

    20. September 29, 2013

      Julius Baer to fight $100m lawsuit in Singapore

      Julius Baer, the Swiss private bank, is contesting a $100m lawsuit brought against it in Singapore over an alleged breach of...

    21. September 2, 2013

      Mining and telecoms lead Europe’s surge

      European equity markets firmed as manufacturing activity in China boosted the region’s miners and metals producers while...

    22. August 30, 2013

      US sets out deal on legal problems for Swiss banks

      In the five years since US authorities began pursuing Swiss banks that it suspected of helping Americans evade taxes, an...

    23. August 29, 2013

      US and Switzerland reach tax evasion accord

      Switzerland and the US have agreed on a landmark programme that will finally give Swiss banks the chance to lay to rest a...

    24. August 28, 2013

      Shake-up looms in Singapore banking, wealth managers warn

      Intense competition, a tendency for wealthy Asians to use multiple private bankers and high staff costs are likely to force...

    25. July 23, 2013

      Swiss bankers shrug off Singapore’s rise

      If Swiss bankers are worried about the rise of Singapore as a centre for offshore wealth, they are hiding it pretty well. “I...

    26. July 22, 2013

      UBS: scaling back

      Way to go, UBS. If you want a case study of how to present a new strategy to sceptical investors successfully, this is it....

    27. July 22, 2013

      Julius Baer beats first-half earnings forecasts

      Shares in Julius Baer hit their highest level in more than two years, after the Swiss private bank issued better than...

    28. July 22, 2013

      KPN jumps on Telefónica takeover talk

      Bid activity in the telecoms sector and Swiss banking results helped lift European equity markets on Monday. KPN, the Dutch...

    29. June 20, 2013

      ‘Monstrous uncertainty’ hangs over Swiss banks

      In 2009 the US extracted a $780m fine and thousands of client names from UBS for its role in helping Americans evade taxes....

    30. May 31, 2013

      Week in review, June 1

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Corporate person in the news: Leonhard...

    31. May 31, 2013

      Swiss tax proposal jolts bank workers

      For the banks caught up in Switzerland’s bitter tax dispute with the US, the Swiss government’s plan to create a legal basis...

    32. May 30, 2013

      Swiss banks: no more secrets

      Now that is what you call muscle. The US applies some pressure on Swiss banks over their tax advice, and suddenly...

    33. May 29, 2013

      Swiss government acts to dilute laws over banking secrecy

      Ever since UBS, Switzerland’s biggest bank, admitted in 2009 that it had helped thousands of American clients evade taxes,...

    34. May 29, 2013

      Switzerland outlines plan to relax bank secrecy laws

      Switzerland has taken a decisive step to resolve its dispute with the US over tax evasion unveiling plans to relax its once...

    35. May 29, 2013

      Swiss financial stocks fall on US tax fears

      Swiss financial stocks were among the biggest losers on pan-European indices on Wednesday even after the country’s...

    36. May 15, 2013

      Julius Baer warns on effects of EU tax crackdown

      Julius Baer has warned that European efforts to crack down on tax evasion will slow the growth of its assets in 2013, after...

    37. May 7, 2013

      Consolidation: Fragmented business offers huge potential for mergers

      A recent flurry of deals has spurred hopes that the private banking sector is on the verge of a renewed consolidation wave....

    38. May 7, 2013

      Emerging markets: Questions hang over eastern dreams

      Asia became the focus of ambitious global banks in 2009 as they unleashed a wave of investment across the region. After the...

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