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10/12/2018 News Team


thewealthnet’s 2018 Top Investment Consultants were revealed.

A team of Middle East specialists were hired by Pictet from Julius Baer.


Investment management and stockbroking firm Redmayne Bentley has hired investment manager Ian Booth from Brewin Dolphin and, before that, Coutts for its Leeds team. At the same time, Stuart Ryan has been hired for the Leeds operation.  He started at HSBC and, in 2010, he moved across to wealth management, working for London-based independent financial adviser Holden & Partners as investment manager, leading the in-house investment team. 

Swiss banking group Julius Baer is expanding its Spanish presence with the hiring of three senior relationship managers, all from UBS’s Madrid office.


Claudio de Sanctis, the incoming new head of European wealth management at Deutsche Bank  has been additionally appointed as the country manager for Switzerland.  

Santander Private Banking, an arm of the Spanish banking group, has launched a range of services aimed at clients with a net worth of more than EUR20 million.It thinks it will have an initial client base internationally of some 1,500 individuals.


International multi-family office Sandaire has appointed Janet Tarbet as a client relationship director, in a bid to support the firm’s expansion.

The UK government is cracking down on the “Golden Visa” scheme for foreigners seeking a fast-track move to the UK after concerns over money laundering crime. The scheme will be suspended temporarily until an audit process is introduced next year, officials said.


Freddie Pooter revealed his picks for the 2018 private banker of the year.

Ian Orton, editor at large, profiled the owner of Liverpool FCwho has also outperformed Warren Buffett

Also all this week coverage of the 2018 PAM Annual Investment Dinner appeared. Diners heard from Hayden Briscoe of UBS, Sebastiano Pirro of Algebris Investments, Pieter Fourie of Sanlam and Paul Jackson of Invesco.

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