The Future of Private Banking

Both private banks and high-net worth individuals faced a challenging year in 2009 but there are signs of a return to a more optimistic outlook in 2010 as investment performance gradually starts to improve and client confidence begins to return. Private banks will need to adapt their strategies in order to win the battle to manage the assets of the wealthy. This conference brought together senior industry speakers and delegates to discuss these issues and to debate how the industry can move forward.

Some of the topics discussed:

  • The environment for private banks: assessing the challenges ahead

  • Strengthening client relationships through a simpler, more transparent approach

  • Moving beyond investment management: adding value through additional services

  • Exploring the changing reality for hnWIs

  • Catering for increasingly diverse client needs: how must banks adapt?

  • Beyond bonuses: motivating and retaining staff in the brave new banking world

  • Placing client interests at the heart of portfolio management

Key conference objectives:

  • Hear leading industry peers discuss the critical issues affecting their strategy

  • Evaluate alternative business models and the key components behind their success

  • Explore optimal strategies for tailoring investments to a varied client base

  • Learn about the evolving requirements of the wealthy • Contribute to the debate in discussion panels

  • Network and develop relationships across the private banking industry

read more on this subject in our 'Private banking after the perfect storm' research document >

“As always, the conference attracts an excellent cross-section from the wealth management community and provides industry practitioners with a valuable opportunity to share ideas and discuss key themes.”
Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, Kleinwort Benso