Investor Dialogue

Investor Dialogue: David Pinkerton

The chief investment officer of Zurich-based Falcon Private Bank talks about how the private bank intends to grow and why Asia is the focus.
David Pinkerton
David Pinkerton

What is your background
I spent 25 years at AIG and started both the private equity PE and hedge fund investing businesses. I left in 2005 to start a wealth management consultancy business advising a small group of single family offices.

After AIG had its problems the private bank was one of the first assets put on the block. It was spun out and sold to Aabar Investments, which is ultimately controlled by the government of Abu Dhabi. I rejoined as CIO last year.

How was the private bank you returned to different from the one you left
Like, AIG the private bank...

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