• LGT buys ABN Amro Asia PB in hunt for scale

    LGT buys ABN Amro Asia PB in hunt for scale

    The deal will create an entity with $45 billion under management in Asia, but there are obstacles to integrating the businesses, note industry observers.

  • Credit Suisse PB hires in China

    Credit Suisse PB hires in China

    The Swiss firm has recruited its first private bank chief in Shanghai, as it continues to build out local businesses in Asia. But it's not clear whether it's still seeking mainland partners.

  • CPPIB seals another China property deal, eyes more

    CPPIB seals another China property deal, eyes more

    Canada's biggest pension fund underlines its positive outlook on property developments serving China's middle class with $162 million purchase of mall stake

  • DBS's ANZ deal puts ABN Amro hopes in doubt

    DBS's ANZ deal puts ABN Amro hopes in doubt

    Singapore’s DBS is hungry for more acquisitions after agreeing to buy ANZ’s Asia retail and wealth business. But ABN Amro’s Asian private bank may be another step too far, too fast.

  • BSI closure shines spotlight on due diligence

    BSI closure shines spotlight on due diligence

    Private banks were scrambling to review client lists following the Panama Papers leak, even before news of the BSI closure emerged. A raft of new regulations has been tipped.

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