Bernadette Tio

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.
December 06, 2016

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.
November 17, 2016

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.
October 31, 2016

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.
May 24, 2016